Monitoring of the diamondback terrapin nesting ground at the Doug Rayner Wildlife Refuge at Nockum Hill is underway. If you would like to volunteer, please reach out to Dick and Kathy Philips at email@example.com
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 [...]
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 [...]
Local Cub Scouts held a clean-up recently at the Doug Rayner Wildlife Refuge. The preserve is open to the public.
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 [...]
The Warren Land Trust is looking for two water monitors from Barrington to join in a water quality study of the Barrington River. This will advance efforts to cultivate shellfish there. Mike Gerhardt, president of the Warren Land Trust, is overseeing the project. The one location in Barrington is at Adams Point. Two volunteers handle [...]
Higher tides damaged a single-plank bridge that connects the wetlands with wooded portions of the Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve. Board members and land stewards rebuilt the bridge over the course of nearly a year. A big thanks to Ed Schottland, Jeff Brousseau, Don Miller, Rodney Jacques, Peter Burke and Helen Tjader (pictured) for their hard work.
The Barrington Land Conservation Trust announces the formation of the “Tuesday Trails Team” tasked with helping manage and maintain many land trust properties in town. Work includes removal of invasive plants, trail maintenance and construction, bridge repairs, trash removal, and beach cleanups. Getting together on the second Tuesday of every month (weather permitting), the Tuesday Trails Team [...]
The Barrington Land Conservation Trust is looking for volunteers to serve on our Board of Directors and various committees. We have a specific need for volunteers with marketing and communications expertise, educators with a science background, and hobbyists who are willing to share their knowledge of the natural world. We are also in need of [...]
The Barrington Land Conservation Trust and Barrington Recreation Department invite you and your family to experience the special moments of this season with these guided walks. Greet the Rising Snow Moon Monday, Feb. 22, 5 p.m. at Sowams Woods With clear skies, we should be treated to a rising full moon overlooking Echo Lake. Learn about [...]