2017 Photo Contest Winners Announced!

Artists’ Reception!  Saturday, November 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Santander Bank, 17 Union Street, Manchester. All winning photographs will be on display at the bank from Nov. 1 to Dec. 6.  Hope to see you there!

Best In Show by Anita Brewer-Siljeholm

Best Photo in the WCA by Phil Frank

Animal Kingdom:  1st place:  Dave Perkins;  2nd place:  Dave Perkins;   Honorable Mention:  Phil Frank

Plants and Fungi:  1st place:  Robyn Lafata;  2nd place:  Dave Perkins;  Honorable Mention:  Phil Frank

Landscape:   1st place:  Phil Frank;  2nd place:  Neil Ayer;  Honorable Mention:  Neil Ayer

Four Seasons:  1st place:  Arlene Taliadoros;  2nd place:  Robyn Lafata;  Honorable Mention:  Arlene Taliadoros

And a huge Thank You! to the supporters who made this contest possible:

Judges: Barbara Almy and Steve Rosenthal
Framers: Chuck Hayback of Nor’East Frameworks and James Evey of Cape Ann Giclee

Best Photo in the WCA by Phil Frank 

Date posted: October 3, 2017

Our 50th Anniversary Video

Produced by Jeffrey McDonagh at JM Video Productions, and MECT Trustees Mike McDonagh and Mike Dyer, our 50th Anniversary video captures the beauty of the Manchester-Essex Woods, includes interviews with two of the founders of the Manchester Conservation Trust, shows enthusiastic school children exploring nature, and highlights the two-town cooperation that continues to support protection of this special natural open space.

Date posted: November 12, 2013

Welcoming New Members

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Photo by Alida Bryant

Clean drinking water or parking lot pollution?  Bright fall colors or unchanging development?  Children’s nature trips or classroom routine? Invest in MECT’s future and invest in your own.  We have much to do and you can help.

 Choose a Tree and become a member now!

Date posted: September 4, 2013