Explore the fern glade at our Converse Brook Preserve. We'll learn a few of the many fern species growing at the preserve and look for late spring wildflowers. Space is limited to 20. Pre-registration is required. Sign-up Here.
Celebrate CT Trails Day at our Westfall Preserve! Join us for a medium intensity hike that will cover mixed terrain. Dean Fausel will lead the exploration of the property and look at what's happening in the woods in early summer. Sturdy, waterproof footwear and long pants are recommended. Parking: Babcock parking lot near 714 North … Continue reading "Trails Day Hike at Westfall Preserve"
Co-chairs Molly Calhoun, Elise Green, Alex Scott, and Dee Winokur invite you to Greenwich Land Trust’s summer kick-off cocktail party hosted at the Mueller Preserve. This special fundraiser boasts delicious food stations, craft cocktails, and live jazz music while enjoying the historic barns and lush gardens. Your support helps keep our woodlands, marshlands, orchards, and … Continue reading "An Evening at the Farmstead"
Walk GLT's Converse Brook Preserve with Director of Conservation and Outreach Dan Brubaker to get an early summer look at our most disruptive native plants. We'll disucss ways to properly identify various species in the field and discuss practical ways to combat them on your own property. Space is limited to 25 people and pre-registration … Continue reading "Invasive Plant Walk"
Join our staff and the GLT Youth Corps in our organic garden to learn the basics of starting and maintaining a garden. We'll talk about composting, starting seedlings, what to grow, and answer questions you might have. We'll also discuss what gardeners should expect as the growing season progresses. Learn more and sign-up here.
Stop by GLT's organic garden to taste this years blueberry crop. Attendees will have a chance to pick and eat fresh blueberries and explore the garden. *This is not designed as a harvest for attendees to take fruit home, but rather eating what is picked during the program. Space is limited to 20 and Pre-registration … Continue reading "Blueberry Tasting"
Come take a closer look at the inhabitants of the native meadow at the Mueller Preserve. We'll see what's blooming, discover the different insects that are feeding on the plants, and check out the pollinators visiting the late summer flowers. We'll also talk about how the meadow was constructed and answer questions about starting a … Continue reading "Native Meadow Exploration"
GLT Members are invited to the Mueller Preserve for a family-friendly summer celebration! Members are welcome to bring blankets and/or chairs, snacks, BYOB for your family, and outdoor games & activities. There will be pizza provided by Dough Girls and live music. The Member Picnic is a special perk for our GLT Members. If you … Continue reading "Member Picnic"
Join us for a lecture and stroll through the Greenwich Land Trust meadows with author and conservationist Dr. Doug Tallamy. Dr. Doug Tallamy, the chair of the entomology and wildlife ecology department at the University of Delaware and the author of Bringing Nature Home and The Living Landscape, will talk about what we can do … Continue reading "Doug Tallamy Lecture"
Apple picking is a favorite fall activity for many and now you can experience it right here in backcountry! Join us at sunset for a stroll around the Mueller Preserve where we'll end in the garden to pick apples and use a hand cranked press to make apple cider. There will be plenty for guests … Continue reading "Harvest Moon Apple Picking and Cider"