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April Family Scavenger Hunt!

Please join us on April 20 at 10:00 am for a family scavenger hunt at Sowams Woods. Led by a guide from the Barrington Land Conservation Trust, participants will be provided with a list of items and observations to search for during the approximately 1 mile walk at Sowams Woods, a Barrington Land Conservation Trust property located off Washington Rd. This [...]

By |2018-03-30T12:16:27-05:00March 30th, 2018|Upcoming Events, What's new|Comments Off on April Family Scavenger Hunt!

Family Scavenger Hunt at Osamequin Nature Preserve!

  Friday, February 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm   Winter is a great time to get outside and see some of the art and beauty of nature.  A winter scavenger hunt at Osamequin Nature Preserve will help you and your family enjoy the outdoors and help sharpen your observation skills.  Participants will be provided with a list of items [...]

By |2018-02-11T19:57:30-05:00February 11th, 2018|Upcoming Events, What's new|Comments Off on Family Scavenger Hunt at Osamequin Nature Preserve!

April 23 Sowams Woods – 10 Years! Vernal Pool Walk

The Barrington Land Conservation Trust and Barrington Recreation Department invite you to a vernal pool walk at Sowams Woods. Celebrate 10 years protection of these woods. Check out the springtime action at our two vernal pools. Learn about work over the past decade to improve the habitat and provide public trails. We are grateful to [...]

By |2017-04-18T13:35:00-05:00April 8th, 2017|Upcoming Events, What's new|Comments Off on April 23 Sowams Woods – 10 Years! Vernal Pool Walk

Terrapin Presentation at Warren Land Trust on Dec. 13

BLCT past president and honorary board member Charlotte Sornborger will present an overview of the diamondback terrapin project. The presentation will be held Dec. 13 at the Hope & Main food incubator in Warren at 7 p.m. The Warren Land Trust invites you to their annual meeting as part of the event. Charlotte was recognized as the [...]

By |2017-05-04T17:51:13-05:00December 10th, 2016|Upcoming Events, What's new|Comments Off on Terrapin Presentation at Warren Land Trust on Dec. 13

Sunset and Full Moonrise Walk Oct. 16

Witness the beauty of Sowams Woods with a sunset walk through the woods and a full hunters' moon rising across Echo Lake. Sunset is at 6 p.m. and the moonrise at 6:45. We'll listen for owls, examine the foliage and learn sky watching traditions. This is an easy walk for all ages. Families are encouraged. [...]

By |2016-11-11T14:33:39-05:00September 16th, 2016|Upcoming Events, What's new|Comments Off on Sunset and Full Moonrise Walk Oct. 16

Harvest Sunset Full Moonrise Walk on Sept. 15

Enjoy the sunset across Brickyard Pond and experience a full moon rising through the trees at Veteran Memorial Park. We'll talk about night sky traditions, view successful remodeling using dark sky friendly lighting and listen to the owls The is a flat, easy walk for all ages. Families are encouraged. Leashed dogs are permitted. Bring [...]

By |2016-11-11T14:33:47-05:00September 15th, 2016|Upcoming Events, What's new|Comments Off on Harvest Sunset Full Moonrise Walk on Sept. 15

Diamondback Terrapin Program In Full Swing

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 dickandkathy.philips@gmail.com

By |2016-11-11T14:33:56-05:00July 11th, 2016|Upcoming Events, What's new|Comments Off on Diamondback Terrapin Program In Full Swing