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Wednesday Fall Project Series

Osamequin Nature Preserve with Barrington Garden Club Wednesday fall project series - 10 a.m. to noon: Oct 14, Oct 28 and Nov 11. Projects include trail maintenance, trail mapping, invasive plant management and litter cleanup, especially of plastics and other drift litter around the inlets. Meet at the main parking area. Are you looking for [...]

By |2015-10-10T11:05:08-05:00October 10th, 2015|What's new|Comments Off on Wednesday Fall Project Series

Stats from 26th Annual Diamondback Project

It was another strong season for the annual Diamondback Terrapin Population Study at Doug Rayner Wildlife Refuge, the largest nesting ground in Southeastern New England. The program is run by Charlotte Sornborger with the help of a team of volunteers and two interns.  The first nesting May 31 Last nesting July 7 122 nesting females counted 8 [...]

By |2015-10-10T12:39:25-05:00October 3rd, 2015|What's new|Comments Off on Stats from 26th Annual Diamondback Project

Wine on the Harvest Moon Fundraiser Sept. 27

The Barrington Land Conservation Trust (BLCT) is hosting Wine on the Harvest Moon on Sunday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. on the grounds of St. Andrew’s School in celebration of Barrington’s treasured, natural wonders. The evening will feature a specially prepared wine-tasting presented by Grapes & Grains Fine Wines & Spirits set to live music [...]

By |2015-08-29T14:04:16-05:00August 29th, 2015|What's new|Comments Off on Wine on the Harvest Moon Fundraiser Sept. 27

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

Land Trust Days Events Underway

Hikers hit the Blue Trail after the Land Trust Days cookout at the YMCA/Veterans Park event on August 12. Barrington Land Conservation Trust hosted a successful walk of the new Blue Trail at Veterans Park on August 12. The event was led by Helen Trader, head of the Barrington Trails Team and former [...]

By |2015-08-13T10:13:28-05:00August 13th, 2015|What's new|Comments Off on Land Trust Days Events Underway

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!

More Spring Events

Wednesday, May 13, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Trail Mapping and Trail Paint Sowams Woods Meet up the trail sign on South Lake Drive. Parking on South Lake Drive is not allowed and off street parking is limited to a few spaces. Street parking is available at Lantern Lane, Spinnaker Lane and Tallwood Drive off [...]

By |2015-05-10T01:49:24-05:00May 10th, 2015|What's new|Comments Off on More Spring Events

More Spring Actvities

Spring Stewardship Projects Thank you for participating on the Town Trail Team 2015. This is a quick reminder of this coming week's projects at Ossamequin and some additional details on those projects at Veterans Memorial Park and Sowams Woods coming up over the next couple of weeks. Also, we are looking for a volunteer to [...]

By |2015-04-05T12:11:26-05:00April 5th, 2015|What's new|Comments Off on More Spring Actvities
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