~ Conserving Land
~ Community Action
~ Grassroots Education
~ Sustainable Future
Our approach is based on Education, Research, and Volunteers. We are building a foundation to create positive change !
DLCT is an all volunteer 501(c)3 land trust responsible for stewarding almost 350 acres of conservation land in Dudley and Oxford.
We rely on the support of our members and the community. Please consider becoming a member or making a donation to DCLT. All donations are tax exempt as allowed by law.
PAUL WIELOCH, PRESIDENT
Paul has lived most of his life in Dudley. He has always had a strong interest in the land. There has always been a strong tradition of conservation in the Wieloch family as evidenced by the donation of some family land to the Wyndham County Land Trust. Paul has been a member of the DCLT since 2005.
DAVE HARRIGAN, VICE PRESIDENT
Dave has lived in Dudley since 1978. Dave is a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club, The Audubon Society, Trustees of Reservations and Tower Hill Botanical Gardens.
LIZA MORAN, BOARD MEMBER
Liza was born in New York City and raised in a tiny farm town in western Connecticut, Liza came to Massachusetts by way of Wellesley College where she received her BA in classical studies. Liza believes in giving back to the community. She became a Certified Master Gardener in 2015 and is a volunteer on MMGA projects as well as at Tower Hill Botanical Garden. She is a member of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, the Sierra Club, and the Appalachian Mountain Club.
NANCY VAJCOVEC, CLERK AND BOARD MEMBER
Nancy earned a BS in Mathematics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Nancy is now retired and her life now is largely one of volunteerism. She is currently serving on the Town of Dudley's Conservation Commission, she is President of the Hayden Pond Trust Association, dedicated to pond safety and preserving the environmental water and recreational qualities of Hayden Pond. Nancy is an active member of The Black Tavern Historical Society, and volunteers at St. Andrew Bobola Church. She is a co‐founder and active member of The Dudley Womans Club. She is a member of the French River Connection.
PETER FOX, BOARD MEMBER
Peter graduated from WPI’s School of Industrial Management His love of the outdoors and animals stemmed from his hobby of training and showing horses. Peter has served on many committee’s and boards such as Zoning Board of Appeals, Finance and Appropriations, Capital Improvement, Economic Development, as well as being a Selectman for 2 terms. He is now turning his attention to the preservation of Dudley’s open spaces. He spends a great deal of time hiking with his family and dog.
DEBI THIBAUDEAU, TREASURER
Debi graduated from Bartlett High School and earned a BSBA from Nichols College and a BSCS from Clark University. She is currently employed at the Town of Dudley as the Town Accountant. In her spare time, she loves playing volleyball, hiking, mountain biking, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding and most recently horse back riding. Her dog, accompanies her on her adventures. She is also a member of a local Book Club and a Writing Group.
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