Wednesday, May 13, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Trail Mapping and Trail Paint Sowams Woods

Meet up the trail sign on South Lake Drive. Parking on South Lake Drive is not allowed and off street parking is limited to a few spaces. Street parking is available at Lantern Lane, Spinnaker Lane and Tallwood Drive off of Washington Road.

Also, May 13 and June 10 10 a.m. to noon

Osamequin Nature Preserve with Barrington Garden Club

Wednesday spring Projects will include trail maintenance, trail mapping, invasive plant management and litter cleanup, especially of plastics and other drift litter around the inlets.

May 17 Townwide ‘Earth Day’ Litter Cleanup 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join forces with the Barrington Conservation Commission and the Town Trails Team to give our special places and parks a spring litter cleanup. Meet in front of Town Hall to receive your assignment Bring your favorite gloves and litter tool. Instructions, gloves and bags will be available at Town Hall. Then head right over to your cleanup site. Questions? Contact Joseph W. Roberts at or call Cyndee Fuller at 401-323-9571.

May 23 Veterans Memorial Park, 9 a.m. to noon Tree Planting and Trail Clearing

June 13 9 a.m. to noon – “Attack of the Bittersweet – Part 1” at Currier Park

Still Wanted Construction oriented volunteers or a company sponsor with volunteers to resurface several trail bridges. These projects will require a team, to remove old bridge surface materials and install new surface materials. Your battery operated power saws and drills would be a plus for this work.

Still Wanted Construction oriented volunteer or a company sponsor with volunteers to refurbish a bird-viewing platform that needs step and railing repairs.

Anyone interested in any of these projects, with project questions or anyone who would like to be added to the Town Trails Team email list, please contact Helen Tjader at or 401-480-8329. For all projects, please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the day’s weather. Bring your favorite gloves and loppers. Insect repellent is recommended year-round for protection against Lyme Disease. Gloves, tools, insect repellent and water will be available at the project site.