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April 2017
$65

Botanical Art Class: Early Green Shoots, Bulbs & Flowering Branches

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Road
Greenwich, CT
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Students will select plants from Greenwich Land Trust’s Mueller Preserve to enjoy informative, hands-on instruction on techniques for capturing the beauty of early spring. Conservation Director, Steve Conaway, PhD, will offer brief descriptions of chosen plants and tours of the property during lunch. Art supplies provided for class use. Students are encouraged to bring drawing boards and personal supplies. Drinks and snacks to be served. Please bring your lunch. Space limited and registration required. Click here to register. FLYER

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$45

Apple Grafting Workshop

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Road
Greenwich, CT
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Through our efforts to conserve open space, Greenwich Land Trust also maintains a living link to the agricultural history of Greenwich. On several of our orchard preserves we protect heritage varieties of apples grown when the town was known for its fruit exports. Grafting these varieties onto younger trees allows these historical apples to continue to flourish in the region, and gives people the opportunity to taste a little of Greenwich’s past. Charles Day, a former commercial fruit-grower, will lead…

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$10

Symphony in the Swamp

April 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lapham Preserve, between 95 and 85 Richmond Hill Road
Greenwich, CT 06831
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Can you hear that? It's the perfect time of year to get an exciting look into the wetlands where amphibians lay their eggs. The pools will be swimming with all kinds of wildlife, so get those eyes and ears ready to join us for an evening of exploration and observation. Fun for all ages! Pre-registration required, click here to register.

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Celebrate Earth Day!

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Road
Greenwich, CT
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Celebrate Earth Day with a day of action at Greenwich Land Trust! Volunteers of all ages are welcome to come and learn about the environmental health of our community, and what they can do to make a positive impact. We will be planting trees and flowers, seed starting, hosting demonstrations and experiencing a wildlife release. Lunch will be provided by Whole Foods Market. Please RSVP to sophie@gltrust.org.

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$5

Spring Walk: Pondering Ponds

April 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Stone Bridge Preserve, 45 Old Stone Bridge Road
Greenwich, CT 06831 United States
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  Take a short walk around two ponds of the Old Stone Bridge Preserve where participants will sample water for signs of amphibian, fish, and insect life. Conservation Educator, Dean Fausel will teach attendees about the vital habitat and ecological services provided by the ponds of Greenwich. Appropriate for all ages. Waterproof shoes recommended. $5 materials fee per family to be paid on-site. Roadside parking between 15 and 33 Old Stone Bridge Road, Cos Cob. Pre-registration required, RSVP to sophie@gltrust.org.

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May 2017
$65

Botanical Art Class: Early Spring Bloomers

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Road
Greenwich, CT
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Students will select plants from Greenwich Land Trust’s Mueller Preserve to enjoy informative, hands-on instruction on techniques for capturing the beauty of early spring. Conservation Director, Steve Conaway, PhD, will offer brief descriptions of chosen plants and tours of the property during lunch. Art supplies provided for class use. Students are encouraged to bring drawing boards and personal supplies. Drinks and snacks to be served. Please bring your lunch. Space limited and registration required. Click here to register. FLYER

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Free

Spring Walk: Walking Wetlands

May 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Stone Bridge Preserve, 45 Old Stone Bridge Road
Greenwich, CT 06831 United States
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Join Conservation & Outreach Director, Steve Conaway, PhD and Conservation Educator, Dean Fausel, for a walk along the Old Stone Bridge Preserve foot path that will lead participants through the hidden forest of this unique wetland valley. The path follows ponds, marshes, and a rambling section of Brothers Brook. There will be occasional stops along the way to discuss local flora and fauna. Appropriate for ages 8 and above with supervision. Sturdy, waterproof shoes recommended. Roadside parking between 15 and 33…

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