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Clean Up – Osamequin Nature Preserve – Saturday, Jan. 27, 1 pm – 3 pm

Winter is a great time to collect litter that can be hard to see when the leaves are out and the plants are in full bloom. Help us keep Osamequin Nature Preserve pristine by joining our clean up on Saturday, Jan. 27. The clean up will begin at 10 am and end at noon, but [...]

By |2024-01-18T06:45:36-05:00December 28th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Clean Up – Osamequin Nature Preserve – Saturday, Jan. 27, 1 pm – 3 pm

Dziedzic Family Preserve

The Dziedzic Family Preserve was donated to the Barrington Land Conservation Trust in September 2023. The property is not yet open to the public as trails are now being mapped and constructed. We expect to open the trails to the public by the summer of 2024. The following story appeared first in the Barrington Times. [...]

By |2023-12-28T10:18:30-05:00December 28th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Dziedzic Family Preserve

Winter Wellness Walks in December

As the days get shorter and the temperature drops, it’s tempting to curl up inside by a fire or exercise indoors. Research shows, however, that outdoor exercise can boost your physical and mental wellness during the winter. To encourage healthy time in the outdoors this winter, the Barrington Land Conservation Trust is offering a series [...]

By |2023-11-20T11:57:50-05:00November 20th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Winter Wellness Walks in December

Day After Thanksgiving Walk at Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve

On the day after Thanksgiving, walk at your own pace and discover one of Barrington's rarely seen wilderness areas with the Barrington Land Conservation Trust. On Friday Nov. 24, between 11 am and 1 pm, Land Trust volunteers will be stationed at waypoints to guide visitors through the Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve, a 32-acre expanse [...]

By |2023-10-30T17:41:41-05:00October 30th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Day After Thanksgiving Walk at Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve

Elizabeth Rush Book Tour: The Quickening

2023 Land Trust Learning Series Register to Attend the Presentation IN PERSON Register to LIVESTREAM the Presentation Elizabeth Rush joins us to celebrate the release of her new book, The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth. Books will be available for sale beginning at 6 pm. Pulitzer-prize nominated author Elizabeth Rush tackles [...]

By |2023-10-30T15:36:42-05:00October 30th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Elizabeth Rush Book Tour: The Quickening

Leave the Leaves – Pollinators Will Thank You!

Barrington’s Pollinator Pathway is growing, join us in this exciting movement to amplify BLCT’s efforts to preserve biodiversity and bolster resiliency in our community. Visit our Pollinator Pathway page to explore resources, watch a recording of the project launch, explore an interactive map to find neighbors already on the Pathway, and add yourself if you [...]

By |2023-10-30T15:25:42-05:00October 30th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Leave the Leaves – Pollinators Will Thank You!

Land Trust Issues FY23 Annual Report

The Barrington Land Conservation Trust had a busy year in Fiscal Year 2023 (June 1, 2022 - May 31, 2023).  Find out how volunteers and philanthropic work made it possible for us to manage nearly 300 acres of open land, host hundreds of people on public walks, provide a free lecture series, andoffer free programs [...]

By |2023-08-04T11:42:44-05:00August 4th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Land Trust Issues FY23 Annual Report

iNaturalist – An Essential Tool for Citizen Scientists

By Norman Dudziak, P.E., I.M. Science Liaison, Barrington Land Conservation Trust & Sally Johnson, Native Plant Horticulturalist Owner, ecoastal design The crown jewel of citizen science for biological nature observations is “iNaturalist,” a social network with over 2.6 million participants. Using iNaturalist, accessible at www.iNaturalist.org, a growing community of citizen scientists is expanding our knowledge [...]

By |2023-12-28T10:21:46-05:00June 23rd, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on iNaturalist – An Essential Tool for Citizen Scientists

Land Trust Elects Four New Board Members

Annual Meeting reflects on a year of community building and progress The membership of the Barrington Land Conservation Trust elected four new board members to its Board of Directors at its annual meeting on Wednesday, June 7, at the Barrington Public Library. All are Barrington residents who bring a diversity of qualifications and life experience [...]

By |2023-06-09T08:17:54-05:00June 9th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Land Trust Elects Four New Board Members
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