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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

BLCT leads Christian Academy Nature walk

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, [...]

By |2019-04-23T19:19:52-05:00April 23rd, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on BLCT leads Christian Academy Nature walk

Property Spotlight: Allin’s Cove

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 [...]

By |2019-04-16T19:30:47-05:00April 15th, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on Property Spotlight: Allin’s Cove

Looking for New Board Members

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 [...]

By |2019-04-08T10:26:45-05:00April 8th, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on Looking for New Board Members

April 9th Tuesday Trails Team

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. [...]

By |2019-04-05T08:03:45-05:00April 5th, 2019|What's new|Comments Off on April 9th Tuesday Trails Team