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 [...]
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, [...]
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.
The Farm School is having an open house on Saturday, May 18 at 10 AM. You can read all about the event in the flyer below. Hope to see you all there!
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 [...]
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, [...]
In February, the Barrington Land Conservation Trust led a nature walk with Ms. Roney's 5th grade class from The Barrington Christian Academy. They explored the Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve off of Sowams Road. The weather was crisp and sunny and the students engaged in "field investigation", connecting their classroom learning with first-hand experiences. In addition, [...]
Photo: Robert Puckett by Melissa Horne [This article was the Featured Property from the BLCT Winter 2019 newsletter. If you would like to receive our quarterly newsletter in the mail, please sign up here.] Allin’s Cove is a testament to the ability of the natural world, with help from environmentalists, to heal itself and provide [...]
The BLCT is looking for new volunteers to join our board of directors. Below is the article that appeared in the Barrington Times with more information. Please contact Lynne Dolan if you're interested in finding out more. The Barrington Land Conservation Trust is looking for community members with an interest in the natural environment to [...]
The next Tuesday Trails Team will be Tuesday, April 9th from 10 am until noon continuing the work begun last month on Allin's Cove in West Barrington. We will be working primarily on clearing invasives along Byway and depending on time may move over the the opposite side of the cove near the 3rd St. [...]