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Rebuilding Rhode Island’s Purple Martin Colonies

Don’t miss this unique opportunity…… Rebuilding Rhode Island’s Purple Martin Colonies Demonstration and Talk by Raymond Marr – two dates in June. Come for a firsthand demonstration of nesting Purple Martins by Ray Marr and learn about his successful voluntary work rebuilding Rhode Island’s Purple Martin colonies. During Ray’s demonstration and talk he'll lower the [...]

By |2016-06-14T17:11:20-05:00June 14th, 2016|What's new|Comments Off on Rebuilding Rhode Island’s Purple Martin Colonies

Annual Meeting – Tuesday, June 7th at 7:00

Please join us for the BLCT ANNUAL MEETING on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Barrington Public Library - Senior Center (lower level). The BLCT is thrilled to welcome former Land Trust president and nature expert Helen Tjader as the main speaker. Helen will present 'Sowams - A Landscape Alive': a virtual journey [...]

By |2016-06-01T16:41:17-05:00June 1st, 2016|What's new|Comments Off on Annual Meeting – Tuesday, June 7th at 7:00

We Need You!

The Barrington Land Conservation Trust needs your help! We are looking for community members with an interest in the natural environment to serve on our board of directors and various committees. We need help to manage and maintain our protected places, and to assist with educational and recreational programs so that the public can appreciate [...]

By |2016-04-13T12:09:50-05:00April 13th, 2016|What's new|Comments Off on We Need You!

Local Walk Series Concludes Wednesday, September 2

The third and final walk in the summer series will be at Nockum Hill on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 6 p.m. It is the only area in Barrington with a significant combination of agricultural, environmental, historical and religious factors. A peninsula at the northeast border with Massachusetts, Nockum Hill contains the town-owned 75-acre Doug Rayner [...]

By |2015-08-29T14:01:15-05:00August 27th, 2015|What's new|Comments Off on Local Walk Series Concludes Wednesday, September 2

Local Walk Series Continues – Wednesday, August 12

Local Walk Series Continues (sponsored by the Barrington Public Library, BLCT, Barrington Preservation Society & Appalachian Mountain Club) - The second walk of the series is in historic Drownville on Wednesday, August 12 at 6 p.m.. It was originally named after Alfred Drown, who subdivided his farm into house lots after passenger rail service was [...]

By |2015-08-13T09:54:22-05:00August 11th, 2015|What's new|Comments Off on Local Walk Series Continues – Wednesday, August 12

Barrington Summer Walk Series Begins This Thursday

Local Walk Series Begins (sponsored by the Barrington Public Library, BLCT, Barrington Preservation Society & Appalachian Mountain Club) - Join us for a walk at PIC-WIL Nature Preserve on Thursday, July 9th at 6:00PM. The 25 acre tract of conservation land is owned by the BLCT. Donated by Catherine Picerelli, it is one of the [...]

By |2015-07-07T18:30:43-05:00July 7th, 2015|What's new|Comments Off on Barrington Summer Walk Series Begins This Thursday

The Purple Martins are Coming!

Our first event of the summer is the Purple Martin tour at the Pic-Wil Nature Preserve this Saturday, June 27th, at 1:00. Barrington has the largest population of purple martins in the region and they are just arriving from their annual migration to their summer homes here. They require those special gourd-style bird houses to [...]

By |2015-06-24T12:28:54-05:00June 24th, 2015|What's new|Comments Off on The Purple Martins are Coming!

Walk The Trail to King Philip’s Chair

October 26th: 2-4 p.m. Hosted by Jennifer Bristol with Guest Speaker Helen Tjader Step back in time and retrace the footsteps of Metacomet, a.k.a King Philip, Sachem of the Wampanoag Nation. The chair is a natural niche in the granite outcropping along the easterly base of Mount Hope. This was the site of Philip’s many [...]

By |2014-10-24T14:54:35-05:00October 24th, 2014|What's new|Comments Off on Walk The Trail to King Philip’s Chair

Join us September 15th for “Sowams – A National Heritage”

Event Begins: September 15th, 7:00 PM - Event Ends: 8:30 PM Host: Barrington Land Conservation Trust and Barrington Public Library Location: Barrington Public Library Auditorium, 281 County Road, Barrington What better way to celebrate Land Trust Days than by rediscovering this land called Sowams and its part in our national heritage. We will look backwards [...]

By |2014-09-02T16:32:38-05:00September 2nd, 2014|What's new|Comments Off on Join us September 15th for “Sowams – A National Heritage”

Two Land Trust Days Events For The Whole Family

Long Summer Day – What’s New is Ancient Walk Event Begins: August 13th, 4:30 PM - Event Ends: 7:00 PM Host: Barrington Land Conservation Trust and Bayside YMCA Location: Veterans Memorial Park and Bayside YMCA (70 West Street) Break out of your family’s weekday routine to savor a long summer afternoon filled with activities for [...]

By |2014-08-06T15:40:42-05:00August 6th, 2014|What's new|Comments Off on Two Land Trust Days Events For The Whole Family