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Join the BLCT Annual Meeting!

June 20th, 2021|Comments Off on Join the BLCT Annual Meeting!

Tuesday, June 22, at 6:30pm Barrington Land Conservation Trust Annual Meeting Presentation with Wildlife Biologist Gary Casabona Zoom meeting ID is 852 6979 5176 passcode is 780096 Details: Please join neighbors, friends and the Board of The Barrington Land Conservation Trust for its annual meeting on Tuesday, June 22, at 6:30 PM. The event will kick off with a brief business meeting that will include important announcements, presentation of the Volunteer of the Year award and showcasing winners of the Photo Contest. Following the business meeting, at approx. 7pm a dynamic presentation by Gary Casabona from the Natural Resources Conservation [...]

Join the BLCT Photo Contest!

May 23rd, 2021|Comments Off on Join the BLCT Photo Contest!

  The Barrington Land Conservation Trust has protected and stewards more than 70 properties throughout Barrington.  These properties, most of which are open to the public, offer a variety of landscapes and a wide range of flora and fauna.  In an effort to capture and share the beauty of its properties, BLCT is sponsoring its first-ever photo contest. Photographers of all ages may submit as many as 3 photographs in any one or more of the following categories: Landscape; Plants and Animals; and People Enjoying Nature.  All eligible photos must have been taken on a BLCT property.   Local artist [...]

Check out the Spring Newsletter!

May 16th, 2021|Comments Off on Check out the Spring Newsletter!

The Spring 2021 Newsletter was mailed out last week, but if you just want to read it online, click here or on the big image. If you want our newsletters emailed directly to you every quarter, fill out the form on our website here and we'll add you to the list (you can unsubscribe anytime). We hope you enjoy the newsletter and please forward it to anyone in the Barrington community that might enjoy it.

The Winter Newsletter Is Here!

March 20th, 2021|Comments Off on The Winter Newsletter Is Here!

  The Winter 2021 Newsletter was mailed out last week, but if you just want to read it online, click here or on the big image. If you want our newsletters emailed directly to you every quarter, fill out the form on our website here and we'll add you to the list (you can unsubscribe anytime). We hope you enjoy the newsletter and please forward it to anyone in the Barrington community that might enjoy it.

Check Out the Fall 2020 Newsletter!

January 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Check Out the Fall 2020 Newsletter!

Well, we're still a little behind with the newsletters, but we're catching up! We mailed out our Fall 2020 Newsletter a couple of weeks ago and now you can view it on the web by clicking here or on the image above. If you would like to receive our newsletter when they get mailed or emailed, click here. Enjoy!

Give The Gift of BLCT Properties

November 14th, 2020|Comments Off on Give The Gift of BLCT Properties

Take care of your Holiday shopping and support local conservation! The BLCT is selling photographs of Barrington Land Trust properties taken by local artist Lenny Rumpler. Approximate final size is 19” x 25”. Prints are available in 2 options:Matted Print: $150Framed Print: $250 All proceeds benefit the BLCT. Orders must be placed by December 1st, 2020. Please direct all orders and questions to info@blct.org. Barrington orders will be hand delivered, pickup will be arranged for orders outside of Barrington.

  • Walkers from the BLCT 2019 Johannis Thanksgiving walk

Day After Thanksgiving Walk at Johannis!

November 14th, 2020|Comments Off on Day After Thanksgiving Walk at Johannis!

  Walk off your Thanksgiving meal and spend time outdoors at one of Barrington’s hidden gems, the Johannis Wildlife Preserve. Johannis is normally closed to the public so seize this special opportunity to view this property and enjoy time with family and friends. Reservations are required and will be timed to accommodate social distancing among groups. Please register online by clicking here. Masks are required. Johannis is located on Sowams Road .7 miles north of Sowams Elementary School. Parking is available on site. The walk is approximately 45 minutes over wet and moderate terrain. Severe weather cancels the event. There [...]

The (late) Summer Newsletter is here!

November 13th, 2020|Comments Off on The (late) Summer Newsletter is here!

Yes we fell a bit behind schedule during this chaotic time, but here is the Summer 2020 Newsletter. Click here to view the PDF version.

The Winter Newsletter is Here!

February 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on The Winter Newsletter is Here!

We are mailing out the BLCT Winter 2020 newsletter this week, and if you want to see it (it's fabulous!), click here to see this newsletter and all the previous newletters. While you're there, sign up to receive our newsletters when they get published, either by email or US mail. The winter newsletter is chock-full of winter-y goodness: The feature is a great send-off for Charlotte Sornborger, a leader in Rhode Island conservation A write-up of the Lenny Rumpler exhibit at The Library The big ornithological news - a Western Kingbird was spotted at St. Andrew's Farm A new newsletter [...]

Lenny Rumpler Exhibit at the Library

January 11th, 2020|Comments Off on Lenny Rumpler Exhibit at the Library

On Monday January 5th, the Barrington Public Library opened the Lenny Rumpler photography exhibit at the library. Mr. Rumpler's works can be viewed on the first floor just past the Reference Desk, and in the Jennifer English Gallery on the second floor. This exhibit represents a collaboration between photographer Lenny Rumpler and the Barrington Land Conservation Trust. All of these photographs were taken here in Barrington on properties either owned or stewarded by the Land Trust. The Barrington Land Conservation Trust owns and protects over 285 acres of land and over 70 properties here in Barrington, including Johannis Wildlife Preserve, [...]