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December 2018

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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SOLD OUT – Maple Sugar Day

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Road
Greenwich, CT
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The tradition of tapping maple trees for sap has been around for hundreds of years, dating back to the indigenous people of the Northeast and was adopted by incoming European colonists. Join us for Maple Sugar Day at Greenwich Land Trust and learn how to tap trees and make your own syrup. We will have hands-on demonstrations and stations throughout the Louise Mueller Preserve, samples, food trucks and more! Cost: $10 for individuals; $20 Member families; $30 Non-member families.

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FC Giving Day

February 28

Join us and celebrate the power of giving in Fairfield County - 24 hours to give where you live! GLT will be participating in the 6th annual Fairfield County's Community Foundation Giving Day, a 24-hour online giving marathon designed to amplify the amazing work of our nonprofit community. Consider making your donation during the Environmental Power Hour! Between 10-11 am, the two environmentally-focused nonprofit organizations who raise the most dollars will receive a $2,500 grant! So mark your calendars now and…

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March 2019
FREE

The Hidden Life of Trees

March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library, 101 West Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
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Join us and our community partners for an informative evening, discussing the startling new discoveries of how trees nurture each other, communicate and maintain a complex social network. Meet Author and Forester Peter Wohlleben, who's new book, The Secret Wisdom of Nature, has just hit store shelves.  Advance registration requested: treeconserv@optonline.net

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FREE

Spring Hike

March 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Babcock Preserve, North Street
Greenwich, 06831
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Spring is almost here. Get up, get outside and join GLT for a medium intensity hike through the town's Babcock Preserve to GLT's Westfall Preserve to observe the flurry of amphibian activities happening in vernal pools and ephemeral streams. This vast 300-acre tract of forested land contain an enormous variety of plants and animals and is being deliberately maintained as a natural conservation area. Come enjoy this special place and witness the emergence of spring! Free of charge; Family friendly. RSVP:…

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April 2019
FREE

Greenhouse & Garden Volunteer Sessions

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Road
Greenwich, CT
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Join Land Trust staff and other community volunteers weekly in the greenhouse of the Mueller Preserve as we prepare for spring planting. Seeds are sown in outdoor trays through the winter and brought into the greenhouse for early germination in March. After the young plants are grown in the greenhouse they will be planted out on GLT preserves and shared with partners in the community. Each week will present a wide variety of tasks and learning opportunities appropriate for all ages and…

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FREE

Signs of Spring Walk

April 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sargent-Gildersleeve-Stone Preserve, 20 Sterling Road S
Greenwich, CT 06831 United States
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Join GLT's Conservation Educator, Dean Fausel at the Sargent-Gildersleeve-Stone Preserve for a low-intensity, family friendly walk through woodland, meadow, and wetland. We will be identifying signs of spring in each of these diverse habitats. Free of charge. Meet at 20 Sterling Road S. RSVP: sophie@gltrust.org

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