Farm School Cleanup

Venditouli Farm Corner of Federal and Middle Highway, Barrington

This coming Saturday, May 5th from 10 am until noon we will be working at "The Farm" (formerly Vendituoli Farm) on Federal Rd. It is currently being acquired by the land trust and will continue to be operated as a farm by the Barrington Farm School. We will be doing a "clean up" involving litter [...]

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Tuesday Trails Team

Heritage Woods

Our next Tuesday Trails Team will be on May 8, 2018. We will be working at "Heritage Woods" doing trail maintenance and removal of invasive species.  Bring your usual hand clippers and/or loppers.  There will be additional tools available.  We will meet at 10am, weather permitting on Ferrier Ave. which is between Tall Pines Dr. and [...]

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BLCT board meeting

Barrington Public Library 281 County Rd,, Barrington, RI

The semi-monthly meeting of the board of directors. Public welcome. Upstairs at the library.

Tuesday Trails Team

Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve

Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve combined trailed maintenance. For more information e-mail Victor Lerish at volunteers@blct.org or fill out the Volunteer Interest Form.

BLCT Annual Meeting

Barrington Public Library 281 County Rd,, Barrington, RI

The Barrington Land Conservation Trust Annual Meeting is Wednesday, June 20 at the Barrington Public Library Auditorium at 7 p.m. Following a brief business meeting, our featured speaker Mark Richardson will present “Rethink Your Lawn – And Opt for More Biodiversity.” The multimedia presentation will explain how lawns are resource-heavy, requiring irrigation, fertilizer, and pesticides [...]

Tick Talk: Preventing Tick Bites and Tick-borne Diseases

Barrington Public Library 281 County Rd,, Barrington, RI

As we head outdoors to hike in the woods and fields or to work and play in our yards, we need to be aware of the presence of ticks. Ticks like damp, shady, leafy areas, where they can wait for a person or an animal to come into direct contact with them. That contact can [...]

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Twilight Paddle on Hundred Acre Cove

Hundred Acre Cove Walker Farm Boat Ramp off Route 114, Barrington, RI

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 own [...]

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Introduction to Family Hiking and Young Naturalist Backpack Program

Barrington Public Library 281 County Rd,, Barrington, RI

Jeanine Silversmith, author of the Rhode Island Family Hiking Guide & Journal, will lead a discussion on how hiking is a fun and healthy activity that engages your family in outdoor exploration and learning.  Jeanine also will help kick off our Young Naturalist Backpack program, which will make available to Barrington Public Library patrons backpacks [...]

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Fall Foliage Paddle on Hundred Acre Cove

Hundred Acre Cove Walker Farm Boat Ramp off Route 114, Barrington, RI

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 of this [...]

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