Public Community Stewardship Walk

Public Meeting Notice:  Community Forest Stewardship Project

Botanical Site Survey and Mapping
Tuesday, April 2, 2024
9am – 3pm
Meet at Town Hall

BSC Group Senior Botanist, Tom Groves, will lead a site survey of town roads and properties to inventory plant species and invasive populations.  This is an opportunity to join Tom on his survey and learn how to identify invasives species and use the Stewardship Project Crowdsource Mapping Tool.

This will be a carpool event that will travel all the town roads.  Arrange to carpool.  Dress for the weather. Pack a lunch.  Bring your camera/smart phone. Be prepared to do some walking. Join for as much time as you want.

Cars leave town hall promptly at 9am.


Tom has been providing ecological restoration advice to national wildlife refuges, state biologists, NRCS, and private landowners in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont for the past decade. From 2015 – 2023, Tom was responsible for planning, managing, and executing 1,400 acres of habitat restoration work annually on behalf of a Vermont-based forestry company. In the past year as a Senior Botanist with BSC Group, Tom has been leading rare plant surveys, ecological restoration mitigation strategies, and permitting of ecological projects with clients like National Grid, Eversource, and Bradley International Airport. Additionally, Tom was a BSC Team member working with the City of Stamford, CT to map and prepare invasive management strategies to assist the city in meeting ecological restoration goals. Tom is a botanist who is forever intrigued by the world around him, excited by natural habitats, and observant of all the special components of the biodiversity in New England.

The event is finished.


Apr 02 2024


9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Town Hall
Town Hall