The following properties under the stewardship of the Barrington Land Conservation Trust are not generally open to the public, but are opened for guided nature walks or by appointment for researchers and educational experiences.
For upcoming walks, visit our Events Page. To schedule a research or educational visit, email Executive Director Cindy Elder.
PIC-WIL Nature Preserve – Gift of Catherine Picerelli via The Nature Conservancy, 1986; Approximately 23 acres of cleared fields, upland woods, marshland and a finger of Mussachuck Creek.
Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve – Purchased with R.I. Open Space Bonds, Barrington Open Space Bonds, and funds raised by the Barrington Land Conservation Trust, 1991; Agricultural fields, ponds, woodland and marsh on the Palmer River, off Sowams Road.
Johannis Addition – a gift of Robert Johannis, William Johannis, Jr. and Barbara Wroten, 1994; About 1 acre of land adjacent to Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve, including parking and entrance.
Grant Woodland – purchased by the Land Trust on October 30, 2000 for $25,000; About 3.5 acres of woodland adjacent to Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve.
Gordon Simard Grove – Donated by David Gardner, Michael & Lise Palumbo and Gordon Simard, 2003. Approximately 6 acres of red maple swamp on the Palmer River. No public access via Sowams Road, only by water.