Discover Barrington’s Open Spaces This Summer

Meet Land Trust volunteers who steward these natural places Hundreds of acres of wild open space have been preserved by the Barrington Land Conservation Trust and the Town of Barrington. This summer, you can discover five of these protected areas and meet the volunteers who help to care for them. Guided walks in June and [...]

By |2023-06-09T07:48:17-05:00June 9th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Discover Barrington’s Open Spaces This Summer

Uli Lorimer Presents Earth-Friendly Plants for Gardens

2023 Land Trust Learning Series REGISTER HERE Join us for a special presentation by Uli Lorimer, author of The Northeast Plant Primer: 235 Plants for an Earth-Friendly Garden and Director of Horticulture at the New England Wild Flower Society. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, June 13, at 7 pm in the Salem Family Auditorium at the Barrington [...]

By |2023-06-01T11:43:44-05:00June 1st, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Uli Lorimer Presents Earth-Friendly Plants for Gardens

Land Trust Launches Student Stewardship Team

(Left to right) BHS Students Abby Goblick, Sid Gupta, and Emma Pautz co-founded the Barrington Environmental Establishment (BEE), and worked with the Land Trust to launch the Student Stewardship Team for high school students. Students age 14 and older can obtain community service hours and help preserve the Barrington’s natural environment by participating [...]

By |2023-06-10T13:33:23-05:00May 5th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Land Trust Launches Student Stewardship Team

An Indigenous Perspective on Native Plants

2023 Land Trust Learning Series REGISTER HERE  Virtual option available - only a few seats remaining. Join us for a special presentation by Lorén M. Spears, Narragansett Tribal Nation citizen and Executive Director of Tomaquag Museum. Explore native plants and discover their uses in the traditional life ways of the Narragansett People with one of [...]

By |2023-06-01T11:46:14-05:00April 24th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on An Indigenous Perspective on Native Plants

Welcome to Citizen Science Month – See What a Difference You Can Make

By Norman Dudziak, P.E., I.M. Norman Dudziak photographed this Tusukuru hartlandianus dwarf tree spider during “The Search for Neodietrichia” citizen science project. This is now the iconic photo for this species on iNaturalist. April is Citizen Science Month! You can join a growing community of “citizen scientists” who help to expand our body [...]

By |2023-06-23T06:17:34-05:00April 6th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Welcome to Citizen Science Month – See What a Difference You Can Make

Earth Day Weekend Walks to Osamequin Nature Preserve

In April, as we celebrate Earth Day, our free monthly walk takes us to Osamequin Nature Preserve, a 42-acre conservation area along the western shore of Hundred Acre Cove in Barrington, RI. The property is owned by the Town and co-managed by the Barrington Land Conservation Trust, the Barrington Garden Club, and the Town of [...]

By |2023-04-06T06:12:33-05:00April 6th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Earth Day Weekend Walks to Osamequin Nature Preserve

2023 Land Trust Learning Series: Mark Bertness on Saltmarsh Degradation

The Barrington Land Conservation Trust kicks off its 2023 Land Trust Learning Series on Monday, April 3, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. with a presentation on saltmarsh degradation by Mark Bertness at the Barrington Public Library. Dr. Bertness is the Robert P. Brown Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Emeritus at Brown University. REGISTER FOR THE [...]

By |2023-03-14T14:09:03-05:00March 8th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on 2023 Land Trust Learning Series: Mark Bertness on Saltmarsh Degradation

Protecting Paper Roads: A Resource for the Public and Wildlife

The Barrington Town Council voted in February 2022 to preserve a "paper road" that provides access to the Town's undeveloped 32-acre property, Tall Cedars. The Barrington Land Conservation Trust spoke in favor of this decision. This strip of land may be an important corridor for wildlife. When open space becomes fragmented, it becomes more difficult [...]

By |2023-03-08T05:36:55-05:00March 8th, 2023|What's new|Comments Off on Protecting Paper Roads: A Resource for the Public and Wildlife
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