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Sowams National Heritage District Promotional Video

As Helen Tjader promised at her May 2014 presentation and walk, Nat Rea has put together this great short video in promotion of the concept of a Sowams National Heritage District. If you have any interest in learning more, please contact Helen via email or phone: 401-480-8329 or helen@acornnpsolutions.com This is the link to view [...]

By |2014-07-01T12:41:01-05:00July 1st, 2014|What's new|Comments Off on Sowams National Heritage District Promotional Video

BLCT Annual Meeting – June 10th

ANNUAL MEETING Tuesday, June 10th 7:00 pm Barrington Public Library Auditorium Please join us on Tuesday, June 10th at 7:00PM for the Annual Meeting. There will be a brief business meeting followed by a presentation at 7:30PM by Dr. Nancy Karraker titled Creeping Creatures in the Northeast and Far East: Studies of Amphibians and Reptiles. [...]

By |2014-06-04T18:00:30-05:00June 4th, 2014|What's new|Comments Off on BLCT Annual Meeting – June 10th

Look for the BLCT Turtle Float in the Barrington Memorial Day Parade

The BLCT will be unveiling our Northern Diamondback Terrapin "Turtle" float in the Barrington Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 26th at 9:30AM. Come support the BLCT and see the amazing turtle float that we have created with the help of the incredibly talented Lisa Abbatomarco! Our turtle float is the "kick off" of the [...]

By |2014-05-23T12:49:15-05:00May 23rd, 2014|What's new|Comments Off on Look for the BLCT Turtle Float in the Barrington Memorial Day Parade

High Moon Owl Prowl – Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 6:30 PM – Veterans Memorial Park

Get in the spirit of the coming spring with an early evening walk through one of our town's best kept secrets, Veterans Memorial Park. The Land Trust has worked for many years with the Town, the Bayside Y and many local partners and volunteers to improve the trails system at this large red maple swamp [...]

By |2014-02-14T15:46:25-05:00February 14th, 2014|What's new|Comments Off on High Moon Owl Prowl – Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 6:30 PM – Veterans Memorial Park

Sowams Woods Winter Solstice Celebration – Saturday, December 21st

Sowams Woods Winter Solstice Celebration of Seven Years of Protection! Saturday, December 21st at 11am (Rain Date Sunday, December 22nd 2 pm) Come enjoy a (snowy?) walk through Sowams Woods to mark the seventh anniversary of its protection. Learn about solstice traditions on this shortest day of the year when the sun will be at [...]

By |2013-12-17T18:02:52-05:00December 17th, 2013|What's new|Comments Off on Sowams Woods Winter Solstice Celebration – Saturday, December 21st

Fading Light Full Moon Owl Prowl – Sunday, November 17 at 4:30PM – Veterans Memorial Park

Get in the spirit of the season of fading light with a late afternoon walk through one of our town's best kept secrets, Veterans Memorial Park. The Barrington Land Conservation Trust has worked for many years with the Town, the Bayside YMCA and many local partners and volunteers to improve the trails system at this [...]

By |2013-11-13T02:06:01-05:00November 13th, 2013|What's new|Comments Off on Fading Light Full Moon Owl Prowl – Sunday, November 17 at 4:30PM – Veterans Memorial Park

Planting Project at Allins Cove – Saturday, October 26th – 9AM-12PM

This event is part of a three-year Barrington Land Trust project to replace invasive knotweed and phragmites with native plants at Allin's Cove. We're almost there! We need a lot of help to plant over 300 shrubs and grasses in three areas around Allin's Cove! We have an extra request for a pickup truck, van [...]

By |2013-10-11T15:00:28-05:00October 11th, 2013|What's new|Comments Off on Planting Project at Allins Cove – Saturday, October 26th – 9AM-12PM

Barrington Times writes “Diamondbacks Dig Out in Barrington”

The last few weeks have been busy ones at Nockum Hill, as a team of volunteers helped nearly 400 diamondback terrapin hatchlings make their way from protected nest sites into the water at Hundred Acre Cove. Barrington resident Charlotte Sornborger has been working with the diamondback terrapins at Nockum Hill for years. In a recent [...]

By |2013-09-17T12:40:03-05:00September 17th, 2013|What's new|Comments Off on Barrington Times writes “Diamondbacks Dig Out in Barrington”

“In a Place Called Nockum”: a Forum on the Early History of Swansea, Barrington and Warren – Saturday, September 28th

Did you ever wonder: When was my town founded? Who founded it, and why? For Swansea, Barrington and Warren, the answer can be found in Nockum Hill - the location of today's Four Town Farm. For answers, please come to a Forum sponsored by the Barrington Preservation Society, where the 17th century history of Nockum [...]

By |2013-09-13T13:24:34-05:00September 13th, 2013|What's new|Comments Off on “In a Place Called Nockum”: a Forum on the Early History of Swansea, Barrington and Warren – Saturday, September 28th

Labor Day Paddle Cancelled

For safety reasons, the Hundred Acre Cove Labor Day Paddle has been cancelled due to the high chance of thunderstorms in the area all morning. There is no rain date. Sorry!

By |2013-09-02T11:26:02-05:00September 2nd, 2013|What's new|Comments Off on Labor Day Paddle Cancelled