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Check Out The Fall Newsletter!

We mailed the BLCT Fall Newsletter a couple of weeks ago, you can check it out by clicking here. If you're on our mailing list, you received it in the mail, and if you're not, please click here to enter your address info. We're trying to shift to an email newsletter, so if you would [...]

By |2019-12-23T16:26:03-05:00December 23rd, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on Check Out The Fall Newsletter!

Remembering the ’38 Hurricane: Are We Prepared for Another Storm

Join the Barrington Land Conservation Trust and Barrington Public Library for a documentary viewing and lecture on the '38 hurricane and future hurricane preparedness. On September 21, 1938 one of the most destructive and powerful hurricanes in recorded history struck Rhode Island. Local filmmaker, Carla Ricci will show her Emmy nominated short documentary, "One Day...A [...]

By |2019-10-02T16:55:26-05:00October 2nd, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on Remembering the ’38 Hurricane: Are We Prepared for Another Storm

Support BLCT by Buying Wine!

Update: Join us on Thursday, September 26 from 5-7 for a tasting of this great wine! Hope to see you there. Grapes & Grains, located at 24 Bosworth Street (next to Shaw's), has chosen the Barrington Land Conservation Trust as its September “giveback" partner. During the month of September, Grapes and Grains will donate to [...]

By |2019-09-24T06:51:22-05:00September 23rd, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on Support BLCT by Buying Wine!

Purple Martin Demonstration

During the demonstration nesting units will be lowered for participants to see nests with eggs and tiny chicks. Pic-Wil is located on Washington Rd. between Mosher Dr. and Spinnaker Dr. Please park on side streets and meet at the gate on Washington Rd.

By |2019-06-30T14:23:22-05:00June 30th, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on Purple Martin Demonstration

Lot 3a is Now Protected!

Barrington voters at the Financial Town Meeting showed their support for conservation with an almost unanimous vote in favor of the Town’s acquisition of Lot 3A. BLCT appreciates this affirmation by the taxpayers, the efforts of the Town Council and Town Manager to get this deal done, and the support of all of those who [...]

By |2019-05-24T13:46:35-05:00May 24th, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on Lot 3a is Now Protected!

Spring in Nockum Hill

Please join the BLCT in out efforts to keep Lot 3a as an open space. Come out on May 22nd at 7 pm to the financial town meeting at the Barrington High School and vote to preserve and extend this landscape. Don’t leave it to others to participate. As the Harvard Biologist, E.O. Wilson said, [...]

By |2019-05-18T19:01:41-05:00May 18th, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on Spring in Nockum Hill

Add Your Voice To Save Lot 3a!

Lot 3a is a wonderful piece of land near the Doug Raynor Wildlife Refuge. The town will vote next week on acquiring this property but we need your help. The flyer below has information about the property and how you can add your support. Click on it for a full size version.

By |2019-05-16T10:43:50-05:00May 16th, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on Add Your Voice To Save Lot 3a!

May 14th Tuesday Trails Team

The next Tuesday Trails Team will be on May 14th, 2019 from 10 am until noon.   We will be clearing invasives at our Mussachuck Grove property located in West Barrington.  Parking is along Grove St. between Alfred Drowne Rd. and Appian Way. Bring hand clippers and/or loppers if you have them and work gloves.  There [...]

By |2019-05-09T21:32:31-05:00May 9th, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on May 14th Tuesday Trails Team

Sowams Woods Art Walk Recap

On Wednesday, April 17th, kids and adults of all ages set off into Sowams Woods, a Land Trust property off Washington Rd., to collect natural treasures such as sticks, leaves, and pine cones. With these found objects, and with the help of art teacher Tiffany Mendez, everyone created artwork in the spirit of Andy Goldsworthy, [...]

By |2019-05-01T17:50:38-05:00May 1st, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on Sowams Woods Art Walk Recap