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Harvest Moon Apple Picking and Cider

Mueller Preserve 370 Round Hill Road, Greenwich, CT

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"

Native Wildflower Seed Collection Workshop*

Mueller Preserve 370 Round Hill Road, Greenwich, CT

This workshop is part of GLT's Native Plant Series and will teach participants the process of collecting seeds from native wildflowers for future propagation. We'll cover when the best time is to collect seeds, as well as how to process and store them for future use. The workshop will start with a walk through GLT's … Continue reading "Native Wildflower Seed Collection Workshop*"

Go Wild! 2023 IS CANCELLED

Due to the ground conditions and forecasted rain this weekend, we have unfortunately had to cancel our GO WILD! event. For any questions, email lisa@gltrust.org.

Dr. Devaghn Fraser, All about Bats.

Mueller Preserve 370 Round Hill Road, Greenwich, CT

Dr. Fraser has been working with wildlife for over twenty years and received her doctorate from UCLA .  Dr. Fraser joined CT DEEP’s Wildlife Diversity Program and has worked to expand the program’s ability to monitor and track recovering bat populations. Bats represent one of the most unique groups of mammals on the planet, but … Continue reading "Dr. Devaghn Fraser, All about Bats."

Native Wildflower Seed Sowing Workshop*

Mueller Preserve 370 Round Hill Road, Greenwich, CT

The second half of this workshop series will focus on sowing native wildflower seeds collected in the fall. We'll learn about the various stratification requirements seeds may have, and the different methods of encouraging germination in the spring. Attendees can bring their own pots and will be able to use seeds collected in the first … Continue reading "Native Wildflower Seed Sowing Workshop*"

Early Winter Walk

Converse Brook Preserve

Join us for an early winter walk at our Converse Brook Preserve. We'll walk the trails and talk about some of the restoration efforts happening on the property, including the progress of our 1 acre Ross meadow. Come dressed appropriately for the December weather. The walk will be primarily on trails but will include some … Continue reading "Early Winter Walk"

Growing Vegetables in Cold Frames

Mueller Preserve 370 Round Hill Road, Greenwich, CT

Come join Dean Fausel at GLT's greenhouse and organic garden to learn techniques for extending the growing season in your garden using cold frames. We'll see what's growing in our cold frames and talk about different ways to make your own. We'll be meeting at GLT's Mueller Preserve at 370 Round Hill Road, Greenwich. Sign-up … Continue reading "Growing Vegetables in Cold Frames"

Dr. Katie Takayasu Improve your health and recover from the holiday excess.

Christ Church 254 East Putnam Ave., Greenwich, CT, United States

Make Plants, Protein, and Practical Shifts a Part of your Life Dr. Katie Takayasu is an Integrative Medicine physician, author of Plants First: A Physician’s Guide to Wellness Through a Plant-Forward Diet, and speaker in the holistic health space. She bridges the gap between traditional Western medicine and the evidenced-based complementary health tools of nutrition, … Continue reading "Dr. Katie Takayasu Improve your health and recover from the holiday excess."

Birding Tour with Audubon’s Ryan MacLean

Converse Brook Preserve

Rescheduled from Wednesday, January 10th. This walk is currently fully subscribed, Please email lisa@gltrust.org to join a wait list. Come on a guided bird tour at GLT's Converse Brook Preserve with Ryan MacLean, Senior Education Coordinator for Greenwich Audubon. See what bird activity we can find as we explore the preserve. We'll also discuss the … Continue reading "Birding Tour with Audubon’s Ryan MacLean"

New Date: Caring for Your Trees: Tree Experts in a Panel Discussion

Greenwich Library 101 West Putnam Ave, Greenwich

The Greenwich Tree Conservancy and Greenwich Land Trust are teaming up to bring Greenwich residents a panel of tree experts to discuss solutions for challenges facing our native trees. Learn how to support your trees health so they are better able to defend themselves against rising pests and diseases. Bring your questions for the Q&A. … Continue reading "New Date: Caring for Your Trees: Tree Experts in a Panel Discussion"

Winter Walk: Identifying Trees without Leaves

Converse Brook Preserve

GLT is excited to partner with Greenwich Tree Conservancy and offer guests a chance to explore GLT's brand new Converse Brook Preserve. On this guided forest walk, we will discuss ways to look closer at the diverse features of bark, branches, and buds to see a varied winter landscape. Sturdy, waterproof footwear along with warm … Continue reading "Winter Walk: Identifying Trees without Leaves"

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Building Ecological Climate Resilience Through Native Plant Landscaping

Mueller Preserve 370 Round Hill Road, Greenwich, CT

Join GLT’s Director of Conservation and Outreach, Dan Brubaker,  for a discussion on how native plants, while not a solution to our broader  climate change problems, can be a key component in making our landscapes healthier and more resilient to the negative effects of our warming climate. We can no longer afford to have our … Continue reading "Building Ecological Climate Resilience Through Native Plant Landscaping"