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Pictures from the Post-Thanksgiving Johannis Farm Walk

The Barrington Land Conservation Trust partnered with the Barrington Public Library to host a black Friday guided tour through Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve. This is a special property, and normally closed to the public, so it was a great opportunity to see the farm, learn about the history and wildlife, and hike off some of [...]

By |2018-12-01T14:30:29-05:00December 1st, 2018|What's new|Comments Off on Pictures from the Post-Thanksgiving Johannis Farm Walk

Pictures from the Fall Foliage Paddle on Hundred Acre Cove

Our second paddle event of the fall was held on October 17 - a morning paddle around Hundred Acre Cove to take in the fall foliage from a unique perspective.  A lovely time to paddle this special area when the marsh turns gold, crimson and bronze. Please stay in touch with BLCT though Facebook and [...]

By |2018-11-13T15:16:13-05:00November 13th, 2018|What's new|Comments Off on Pictures from the Fall Foliage Paddle on Hundred Acre Cove

Day After Thanksgiving Walk

  Walk off your Thanksgiving meal and spend the morning outdoors at one of Barrington's hidden gems, the Johannis Wildlife Preserve, 32 acres of woodlands, open fields, and saltwater marshes on the Palmer River. Johannis is maintained and protected by the Barrington Land Conservation Trust and normally closed to the public. This is a wonderful [...]

By |2018-10-17T18:23:11-05:00October 17th, 2018|What's new|Comments Off on Day After Thanksgiving Walk

Fall Foliage Paddle on Hundred Acre Cove

October 17! View the golden glow of Fall with a relaxing kayak paddle on Hundred Acre Cove. Experience this special place where the marsh grass turns gold, crimson and bronze. The Cove is home to important wildlife and numerous water birds. Terrapin turtles, great blue herons and snowy egrets are often found along the banks [...]

By |2018-09-26T13:02:29-05:00September 25th, 2018|What's new|Comments Off on Fall Foliage Paddle on Hundred Acre Cove

Meet the Author: Rhode Island Family Hiking Guide & Journal

Meet the author Jeanine Silversmith of the Rhode Island Family Hiking Guide & Journal for a family book talk and signing. Each of the 42 featured family-friendly hikes include essential and helpful information, a detailed map, and driving directions, as well as journal pages for your family to use to reflect upon and document your experiences. Jeanine will help [...]

By |2018-09-08T15:54:16-05:00September 8th, 2018|What's new|Comments Off on Meet the Author: Rhode Island Family Hiking Guide & Journal

September 11th Tuesday Trails Team

The next Tuesday Trails Team will be on September 11th.  We will be working at Pic-Wil  from 10am until noon as we near completion of the forest management plan on the site.  We are down to the last push at Pic-Wil and all our efforts to create and maintain a favorable Purple Martin breeding area [...]

By |2018-09-04T20:03:31-05:00September 4th, 2018|What's new|Comments Off on September 11th Tuesday Trails Team

Pictures from the Hundred Acre Cove Paddle Night

Last Friday the BLCT hosted a paddle night on Hundred Acre Cove. The weather was beautiful, turnout was great and everyone had an awesome time. Here are some great pics from one of the attendees. Keep an eye on our blog and the Facebook page for more fun adventures!

By |2018-08-28T18:55:43-05:00August 28th, 2018|What's new|Comments Off on Pictures from the Hundred Acre Cove Paddle Night

International Coastal Cleanup

Join us on Saturday, October 20th at Osamequin for a coastal cleanup! The International Coastal Cleanup is the world's largest volunteer effort for our ocean. People all over the world remove trash from the shores and document what they find. The data is published in an annual report on marine debris by the Ocean Conservancy.

By |2018-09-02T07:00:30-05:00August 27th, 2018|What's new|Comments Off on International Coastal Cleanup

Twilight Paddle on Hundred Acre Cove

  Celebrate the summer with a twilight paddle on Hundred Acre Cove on Friday, August 24. Join community members as we paddle around the Cove and up the Runnins River. The paddle will begin at 5:30 pm and end around sunset. We hope to get a peek at the rising moon as well. Bring your [...]

By |2018-08-19T18:05:31-05:00August 19th, 2018|What's new|Comments Off on Twilight Paddle on Hundred Acre Cove