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Thursday Hike: Barn Island, Pawcatuck, CT

A different kind of walk - both uplands and salt marshes overlooking Little Narragansett Bay. The gravel tracks and footpaths in this area form a series of interlocking loops. Slopes are gentle. Take US 1 west from Pawcatuck for 2.5 miles to the traffic signal at Wequetequock Cove. Turn left on Greenhaven Road, then immediately […]

Souper Bowl Hike LVII

Wahaneeta Preserve Green Meadows Road, Westerly, RI

Kick-off the New Year with an All-Ages Hike at Wahaneeta Preserve! Join fellow hiking superstars for a pass around the preserve and score a bowl of soup! Vegetarian and vegan options available. This event is FREE for members, and $10 per person for non-members. Registration required, spots are limited. Parking will be available in the […]

Free - $10.00

Thursday Hike: Dr. John Champlin Glacier Park, Westerly

Dr. John Champlin Glacier Park- Tom Harvey Trailhead, Intersection of Tom Harvey Road & Newbury Dr., Westerly, RI, 02891, United States

A walking tour of the WLT’s Glacier Park preserve featuring wooded trails with gentle hills and some rocky sections. This site’s unique geological features are worth the trip. Meet at the trailhead off of Tom Harvey Road just outside the entrance to Winnapaug Cottages. Please park in the designated area outside of the Winnapaug Cottages […]

Thursday Hike: Riverwood Preserve, Westerly

Riverwood Preserve 5 Boy Scout Drive, Westerly, RI

This walk will be about 3 miles. The start and finish are on very flat and easy terrain, but in the middle of the hike, there will be rocky ascents and descents in order to see the best views in the preserve.  Highlights include scenic viewpoints, gorges, and viewpoints along the Pawcatuck River. Meet and park on […]

Birds Over Break

Barlow Nature Preserve 449 Westerly Bradford Road, Westerly, RI

Spend a day during Westerly Public School's February break discovering the life of a bird with WLT educators.Soar into a bird’s life and explore why their beaks are so important, especially when it comes to finding food during the winter. This event is FREE and open to youth.Parent/ guardian is required to accompany their student […]

Free

Thursday Hike: Bradford Preserve, Bradford

A hidden treasure along Rt 91 in Bradford. The trail is in fact a cross country trail for the Westerly High School but open to the public when not in use by them. The trail is blazed orange but be sure to keep an eye for them at turns and intersections. To access the trailhead […]

Voices of the Land: Invasive species in Rhode Island forests

Barlow Nature Preserve 449 Westerly Bradford Road, Westerly, RI

Join us for an active discussion on invasive species in RI. Dr. Lisa Tewksbury will provide an update from the URI Biocontrol Lab. Lisa Tewksbury will discuss the URI biocontrol lab's surveys for invasive species and implementation of biological control using natural enemies, when available. Projects on Westerly Land Trust properties have included a survey […]

Free

Nifty Navigators: Springbrook (Grades K-2)

Barlow Nature Preserve 449 Westerly Bradford Road, Westerly, RI

Living Laboratories for Springbrook Elementary School Grades K-2 Knowing where you are going is the first step. Getting to your destination is next. Navigation skills are important for finding your way around and keeping yourself safe. Learn how to use a compass and navigate your way to treasure with WLT educators. Program is FREE thanks […]

Free

Nifty Navigators: Springbrook (Grades 3-4)

Barlow Nature Preserve 449 Westerly Bradford Road, Westerly, RI

Living Laboratories for Springbrook Elementary School Grades 3-4 Knowing where you are going is the first step. Getting to your destination is next. Navigation skills are important for finding your way around and keeping yourself safe. Learn how to use a compass and navigate your way to treasure with WLT educators. Program is FREE thanks […]

Free