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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Tuesday Tails Team previously scheduled for September 11 has been rescheduled due to predicted rain and thunderstorms to the the following week, September 18th, same time and location.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!
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.
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 [...]