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November 2018
$15 - $20

Fungal Foray

November 8, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Road
Greenwich, CT
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A family-friendly, introductory walk focused on the diversity of mushrooms and molds that are key to ecosystem health in our natural spaces. Join Conservation & Outreach Director Steve Conaway, PhD for an informative walk and talk around the different habitats of the Mueller Preserve followed by a short workshop on identifying mushrooms in the wild. Advanced registration is required. Click here to sign-up. Family Admission - MEMBER: $15 Family Admission - NON-MEMBER: $20

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FREE

Volunteer Session: Greenhouse and Gardens

November 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Road
Greenwich, CT
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Mueller Greenhouse The fall is a perfect time to work in the greenhouse and gardens, in preparation for next spring. Join Land Trust staff and other community volunteers each Tuesday morning, at the Mueller Preserve to lend a hand. Each week will present a wide variety of tasks and learning opportunities appropriate for all ages and abilities. Green thumbs welcome! RSVP: Sophie@gltrust.org

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FREE

Fall Walk: Forest Paths

November 14, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Babcock Preserve, North Street
Greenwich, 06831
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Join us for a medium-intensity hike through the Town's Babcock Preserve which connects to GLT's Westfall Preserve. Enjoy beautiful fall foliage and observe nature as it hunkers down for the winter. RSPV: Sophie@gltrust.org

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Seed-to-Seed Learning Series: Winter Habitat in the Native Garden

November 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Road
Greenwich, CT
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Native plants provide food and shelter to local wildlife in all seasons. GLT's Steve Conaway, PhD will lead participants on a tour of the Mueller Preserve native plant gardens to discuss the best ways to provide winter habitat and support the maximum diversity of organisms. Participants will build supplementary habitat for native bees from natural materials. Advance registration required: FREE for members – please RSVP to sophie@gltrust.org; $10/non-members. Sign up here.

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Thanksgiving Garden Stroll and Bird Feeder Crafts

November 20, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Road
Greenwich, CT
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Join Conservation Educator Dean Fausel for a guided, low intensity, naturalist walk through the habitat gardens of GLT's  Mueller Preserve. Craft a pine cone bird feeder out of natural foods collected from the property while you walk plus holiday themed games for young families. Free for member families - please RSVP to sophie@gltrust.org; $20 non-member families - please register here.

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December 2018
FREE

Winter Walk: Identifying trees without leaves

December 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lapham Preserve, between 95 and 85 Richmond Hill Road
Greenwich, CT 06831
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a grand old tree with no leaves against a clear blue winter sky Join us for a Winter Walk! After the foliage fireworks of autumn, most people aren't interested in the natural beauty of trees in the winter. They often think of the winter forest as a monochromatic stand of brown and grey trunks. But on this Greenwich Land Trust, guided walk through the 40-acre Lapham Preserve, we will learn how to identify and enjoy trees…

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Vineyard Vines Shopping Day

December 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Vineyard Vines, 145 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, 06830 United States
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Shop and support GLT at the same time! Join GLT staff for a holiday shopping morning at Vineyard Vines on Greenwich Avenue. Receive 10% off your purchase and Vineyard Vines will generously donate 10% back to GLT in support of our conservation efforts.

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SOLD OUT – Seed-to-Seed Learning Series: Native shrubs and trees from cuttings

December 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Road
Greenwich, CT
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branch propagation This program is SOLD OUT. Many native shrubs and trees can be propagated from simple cut stems and branches. Join GLT staff and our partners from Greenwich Botanical Center to learn about the techniques used for different native plant species to produce new plants for your own garden. Advance registration required:  FREE for members - please RSVP to sophie@gltrust.org; $10/non-members.

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January 2019
FREE

Volunteer: American Chestnut Sanctuary

January 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
American chestnut sanctuary, 18 Burning Tree Road
Greenwich , CT 06831
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Carve out an afternoon to help Land Trust staff with mulching, labeling, and cleanup around our hybrid American chestnut trees. Learn about the devastating blight that nearly wiped out these amazing trees, and the triumphant return of the American chestnut to Greenwich's forests! Please email Steve Conaway steve@gltrust.org to signup or for more information.

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February 2019

Grow your own mushrooms!

February 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Road
Greenwich, CT
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Learn about the ecological role of native fungi while building your own mushroom log that will produce edible mushrooms for years to come! A fun activity for all ages that makes a great gift. Supplies will be provided. Family friendly event. Cost: $10 for individuals; $20 Member families; $30 Non-member families. Please register in advance HERE.

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