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Thursday Hike: Carolina North, Richmond

Carolina North, Richmond

Join us for our free-guided trail walks on Thursdays.  Walks are open to all ages with our target group being agile seniors.  Please keep in mind that these are wooded trails with stumps, roots and rocks so be sure to wear hiking boots or good walking shoes.  Be aware that our hikes leave promptly so […]

Providence Pollinator Lab Bumblebee Walk

Barlow Nature Preserve 449 Westerly Bradford Road, Westerly, RI

Join the fun and inspiring Providence Pollinator Lab duo Dr. Rachael Bonoan and Alexa Pudlo from the on a hunt for queen bumblebees at Barlow Nature Preserve! Dr. Bonoan and Alexa will teach us how to identify bumblebee species, learn about their springtime habits and hopefully spot some queens as they look for a spot […]

Thursday Hike:  Candlewood Ridge & Avery Farm Nature Preserve

Candlewood Ridge and Avery Farm Nature Preserve, Groton, CT

Candlewood Ridge and Avery Farm Nature Preserve is owned and managed by Groton Open Space Association (GOSA) along with contiguous town property, comprise over 430 acres of high-quality wildlife habitat. A wonderful trail system showcases the diversity and rugged beauty of the landscape’s ridges, valleys, wetlands, shrublands and meadows. Meet at the end of Lambtown […]

Thursday Hike: Grills Preserve, Bradford

Grills Preserve 198 Bowling Lane, Westerly, RI

This walk on WLT's 500-acre preserve is over primarily flat terrain often along the Pawcatuck River on clear, wide trails.  We will be able to see some newly discovered foundations. There is a gorgeous scenic view from the top of aptly named, Big Hill, which requires a bit of steep climbing. Meet at the parking […]

Thursday Hike: Morgan Pond, Ledyard

Morgan Pond, Ledyard, CT

On this hike, we will explore trails around Morgan and Rosamond ponds on Groton Utility land (not open to the public). Mid May is the peak season for migrant birds and spring wildflowers. Wide paths lead through woodland and wetland habitats with open views across the water along the way. Meet at the small parking […]

Thursday Hike: Riverwood Preserve

Riverwood Preserve 5 Boy Scout Drive, Westerly, RI

This property is part of the Westerly Land Trust’s Pawcatuck River Corridor Initiative. It consists of 148 acres of woodland, rocky ridges and fresh water wetlands adjacent to the Pawcatuck River and the Boy Scout Camp. It has interesting quarry remnants, river views and descent through a beautiful gorge. Some climbing in rocky areas may […]

Thursday Hike: Wahaneeta Preserve- RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY

Wahaneeta Preserve 118 Moorehouse Rd, Westerly, RI

Rescheduled to Friday do to inclement weather. Join us for an end of season get together, as we wrap up our Thursday Hikes and welcome our Thursday Paddles. For this final Thursday Hike of the season, we will start at Wahaneeta Preserve. The preserve is on left side of Moorehouse Road off Dunns Corner-Bradford Road. […]

Bloomin’ Brunch- FULL

Crandall Family Preserve 79 Pound Road, Westerly, RI

This event is FULL. Join us for a guided hike through Crandall Family Preserve and walk through the forest of mountain laurel and rhododendrons. We will end the hike at the overlook where we will gather for a light brunch and mimosas. The trail we will be hiking is only accessible through special guided hikes […]

7 Rivers Festival- Cottrell Family Preserve

Cottrell Family Preserve 13 Christian Hill Road, Westerly, RI

Join us for 7 Rivers Festival and our grand opening of Cottrell Family Preserve. Enjoy views of our Wild and Scenic Pawcatuck River and be the first to hike our new property! This event is FREE to the public and brought to you in partnership with the Wild and Scenic Stewardship Council . Please register for […]