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Volunteer Stewardship Day

Come help WLT's stewardship efforts at Cottrell Family Preserve as we continue to restore a small meadow near the Pawcatuck River. Over the years, the invasive plant autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) has encroached on the former pasture, limiting the meadow's capacity for biodiversity and native plants. Volunteers will use hand tools, selective herbicide application and […]

Thursday Hike: Charlestown Moraine Preserve and Schoolhouse Pond Preserve, Charlestown

Rain or snow cancels. A trail has been developed and blazed by the Conservation Commission covering the eastern portion of the Charlestown Moraine Preserve, which can be accessed from the parking lot. A trail through the western portion will be developed soon. This particular Moraine is called a terminal moraine and marks the areas where […]

Houseplants 101 with Plants by the Pool

Are you wanting to add plants to your home but intimidated by them? There are several benefits to having plants in your home and caring for them is easy! Join us to learn the basics on caring and maintaining houseplants. You will leave with knowledge and a new plant to add to your home! Location: […]

Spring Equinox: Yoga Hike

Grills Preserve 198 Bowling Lane, Bradford, RI, United States

Celebrate the arrival of Spring and embark on a mindful adventure through the forest where we will practice yoga and welcome new beginnings.The Spring Equinox is a perfect time to get outside and take notice of nature during a period of rapid change and vibrant growth. Join hike leader and local yoga teacher, Janice Fifer, […]

Clear Day Thunder: Rescuing the American Chestnut

United Theatre (5 Canal St, Westerly, RI 02891, United States)

As part of its “Voices of the Land” series, Westerly Land Trust in partnership with The United Theatre hosts a screening of Clear Day Thunder: Rescuing the American Chestnut. At the turn of the 20th century, a deadly blight accidentally imported into the U.S. from Asia devastated the American Chestnut. Within a span of only […]

Nifty Naturalists: SES (Grades 2-4)

Wahaneeta Preserve 118 Moorehouse Road, Westerly, RI, United States

Living Laboratories for Springbrook Elementary School Grades 2-4 There is so much nature to be explored around you! Step into the boots of a Naturalist and grab a magnifying glass to discover what critters and plants can be found on the preserve. Study features of the habitat to understand how it has changed over time. […]

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Nifty Naturalists: SES (Grades K-1)

Wahaneeta Preserve 118 Moorehouse Road, Westerly, RI, United States

Living Laboratories for Springbrook Elementary School Grades K-1 There is so much nature to be explored around you! Step into the boots of a Naturalist and grab a magnifying glass to discover what critters and plants can be found on the preserve. Study features of the habitat to understand how it has changed over time. […]

Free

Nifty Naturalists: SSS (Grades 2-4)

Wahaneeta Preserve 118 Moorehouse Road, Westerly, RI, United States

Living Laboratories for State Street Elementary School Grades 2-4 There is so much nature to be explored around you! Step into the boots of a Naturalist and grab a magnifying glass to discover what critters and plants can be found on the preserve. Study features of the habitat to understand how it has changed over […]

Free

Nifty Naturalists: SSS (Grades K-1)

Wahaneeta Preserve 118 Moorehouse Road, Westerly, RI, United States

Living Laboratories for State Street Elementary School Grades K-1 There is so much nature to be explored around you! Step into the boots of a Naturalist and grab a magnifying glass to discover what critters and plants can be found on the preserve. Study features of the habitat to understand how it has changed over […]

Free