Many of you know Southborough resident Linda Hubley best through her excellent site SouthboroughNews.com. What you may not know is that Linda has a long career in environmental education and conservation work. It’s that career for which she was honored last week by the Southborough Open Land Foundation.
At its annual meeting on Tuesday evening, the Southborough Open Land Foundation (SOLF) presented the Elaine Beals Conservation Award to Linda Hubley. Linda was given the award for her life long devotion to environmental education and conservation work. Linda was the first female state park supervisor in 1981, supervising Walden Pond State Reservation for five years. She was also supervisor for ten years of the Hopkinton/Ashland State Park Complex, including Whitehall State Park and Marlboro State Forest.
Presently she is working for the United States Department of Agriculture in its battle in the Worcester area against the Asian Longhorn Beetle.
State Representative Carolyn Dykema was also present to give Linda a citation from the Massachusetts House of Representatives in recognition of Linda’s outstanding work in the conservation field as well as her many other contributions to the community.