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It is hard to believe that we are down to raising the last $5,000 that Westford needs in order to protect the Jackson Farm and Forest!

With several important grants and generous Westford residents and friends, we are well underway toward meeting our $50,000 private fundraising goal that is part of the total of $630,000 to make this happen. 

It is not too late for you to make a difference by making a gift and being a part of this legacy that will always be part of our community. Visit and make a gift today. Thank you!



November 8th Vote Results – Passed

On November 8, the Town of Westford took a step toward creating a legacy for our community when we voted to save the Jackson Farm and establish a new town forest.  Congratulations to Westford!

Yes – 812

No – 365


Events & Important Dates

Saturday, October 8th at 1:30 p.m. – Hike the property (meet at school parking lot) ***no dogs please***

Thursday, October 20th at 7 p.m. – Informational Meeting at the Westford Public Library

Saturday, October 22nd at 1:30 p.m.- Hike the property (meet at school parking lot) ***no dogs please***

Thursday, November 3rd at 7 p.m. – Selectboard Public Hearing at the Westford School Gymnasium

Tuesday, November 8th – Vote, 7am-7pm at the Westford School Gymnasium


Warning & Voting Information

Date of Vote:  Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Public Hearing:  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Westford School Gymnasium
Voter Registration Deadline:  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 5 p.m.
Absentee Ballot Request Deadline: Monday, November 7, 2016 at 5 p.m.
Australian Ballot Voting Hours:  Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the Westford School Gymnasium.

Jackson Farm & Forest Warning

2016 General Election Ballot (front)
2016 General Election Ballot (back)

*Please note, the Jackson Farm & Forest article appears on the back side of the General Election ballot.


What is the Jackson Farm & Forest Project?

Overview – Created By Coordinating Committee

Fact Sheet & Project Area Map – Created By Coordinating Committee & Vermont Land Trust

Q & A  – Created by Coordinating Committee

October 20th Informational Meeting Presentation- Created By Coordinating Committee

Jackson Farm & Forest Project Facebook Page – Created By Coordinating Committee


Burlington Free Press Article (September 28, 2016)

Mountain Gazette Article (August 18, 2016)


Reports, Studies, Etc

Jackson Property – Ecological Report – Created By Vermont Land Trust

Projected Tax Revenue Impact  – Created by Coordinating Committee and Town Administration


*** Please check back frequently for more information.***