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Day After Thanksgiving Walk at Johannis

Friday November 26th 10:00am-12:00pm OptOutside this year and spend time with family and friends at Johannis, a 32 acre wildlife preserve located on the Palmer River in Barrington. Johannis will be open from 10:00-12:00, you can arrive at anytime during these hours and walk the preserve at your own pace. An RSVP is required to [...]

By |2021-11-10T12:51:48-05:00November 10th, 2021|What's new|Comments Off on Day After Thanksgiving Walk at Johannis

Tips for Growing Native Plants

Article & Photo by Mary L Grover When adding native plants, try to add a variety of plants that bloom from spring to fall. Most people plant wildflowers that only bloom in summer.  Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds need nectar from spring to late fall. It is best to plant wildflowers in masses.  Large patches of [...]

By |2021-10-29T08:11:31-05:00October 29th, 2021|What's new|Comments Off on Tips for Growing Native Plants

Story Walk at Sowams Woods

The BLCT is partnering once again with the The Barrington Public Library for a story walk at Sowams Woods. From the BPL website: Take a family hike and enjoy a special Story Walk at Sowams Woods (NOT Sowams School), a Barrington Land Conservation Trust property. Stroll this one-mile loop and read Memory Jars by Vera [...]

By |2021-10-14T10:33:14-05:00October 14th, 2021|What's new|Comments Off on Story Walk at Sowams Woods

The Buzz About Bees

This article first appeared in the BLCT Summer 2021 Newsletter. If you would like to receive the BLCT quarterly newsletter, click here to go to our sign-up page. By Ann Brouillette. Photos by Mary Grover Most of us who have heard that bees are in trouble think of honey bees. Honey bees are used all [...]

By |2021-10-07T08:35:07-05:00October 7th, 2021|What's new|Comments Off on The Buzz About Bees

BLCT is Thankful for Legacy Gifts

This article first appeared in the BLCT Summer 2021 Newsletter. If you would like to receive the BLCT quarterly newsletter, click here to go to our sign-up page. The Barrington Land Conservation Trust gratefully acknowledges two supporters, Priscilla Randall and Robert Faulkner, who left legacies to BLCT to continue their long-term support of environmental conservation. [...]

By |2021-09-30T18:29:18-05:00September 30th, 2021|What's new|Comments Off on BLCT is Thankful for Legacy Gifts

Introducing Noelle Texeira, BLCT Scholarship Winner

The Barrington Land Conservation Trust awards an annual scholarship to a graduating Barrington High School senior who demonstrates a dedication to environmental conservation.  BLCT is pleased to announce that the 2021 scholarship was awarded to Noelle Texeira. Noelle Texiera is a life-long environmentalist who demonstrated her commitment to environmental conservation through her service as president [...]

By |2021-09-24T04:35:26-05:00September 23rd, 2021|What's new|Comments Off on Introducing Noelle Texeira, BLCT Scholarship Winner

Check out the Summer 2021 Newsletter

The Summer 2021 Newsletter is getting mailed out next week week, and if you just want to read it online, click here or on the thumbnail image below. If you want our newsletters emailed directly to you every quarter, fill out the form on our website here and we’ll add you to the list (you [...]

By |2021-09-17T07:39:29-05:00September 17th, 2021|What's new|Comments Off on Check out the Summer 2021 Newsletter

Pic-Wil Nature Preserve Tour and Soil Solarization Technique Talk

Sunday, September 26, 2021, 1:00-3:00 pm Pic-Wil Nature Preserve, Washington Road, Barrington (between Tallwood and Spinnaker Drives) Cost: Free RSVP to education@blct.org Join the Barrington Land Conservation Trust for a walk and talk about Soil Solarization at Pic-Wil Nature Preserve. Learn about this technique used in preparation for planting a wildflower meadow and view a [...]

By |2021-09-14T09:18:45-05:00September 14th, 2021|What's new|Comments Off on Pic-Wil Nature Preserve Tour and Soil Solarization Technique Talk

Audubon Pollinator Garden Learning Tour – Sept 22

Please join us for an informational tour of the Palmieri Pollinator Garden at the Audubon Nature Center in Bristol.  The garden was designed as a model for rewilding backyards by providing habitat for wildlife. Rewilding reintroduces native plants to residential landscapes in an effort to increase diversity and mitigate climate change.  Led by Barry Cohen, [...]

By |2021-09-13T15:36:06-05:00September 13th, 2021|What's new|Comments Off on Audubon Pollinator Garden Learning Tour – Sept 22

Join the BLCT Annual Meeting!

Tuesday, June 22, at 6:30pm Barrington Land Conservation Trust Annual Meeting Presentation with Wildlife Biologist Gary Casabona Zoom meeting ID is 852 6979 5176 passcode is 780096 Details: Please join neighbors, friends and the Board of The Barrington Land Conservation Trust for its annual meeting on Tuesday, June 22, at 6:30 PM. The event will [...]

By |2021-06-20T10:48:12-05:00June 20th, 2021|What's new|Comments Off on Join the BLCT Annual Meeting!