Plant Kits and Pollinator Resources

The Lincoln Land Conservation Trust, as a benefit to its members, is providing the opportunity to purchase Plant Kits of highly curated, native plants at wholesale prices this spring and summer. Not a member? Join today! These kits not only source hard to find native plants, including shrubs, grasses, and perennials, they also contain a mix to … Read more

February 2020 Wildlife Column: Spring on its Way

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwynloud555 at gmail.com. Ms. G the official Massachusetts groundhog, did not see her shadow at Drumlin Farm on Ground Hog Day, Feb. 2, meaning that spring will come early if we believe the folklore. In fact, … Read more

Resources from January 26 Dr. Gegear Talk

Wow! We had an amazing turn out at the January 26th program at Bemis Hall. Dr. Gegear gave a great introduction to the importance of wild pollinators. We are so excited to be launching this project and to have the enthusiastic interest from our community and membership! Below are some materials from Dr. Gegear’s presentation: … Read more

January 2020 Wildlife Column: Christmas Bird Count Numbers are in!

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or at gwynloud555 (at) gmail.com.  Weather once again gave us surprises during the past month.  January 11 and 12  broke records for warm temperatures, getting above 70º F, to the enjoyment of cyclists and runners. Visitors at Drumlin Farm … Read more

River Blue Resources

Thank you Heather Ring for compiling these resources. At LLCT’s last movie night, we had lively discussion about the environmental and human costs of fast fashion, and what we can do about it! Below are some great sources for finding ethical clothing: NewStandard Institute  www.newstandardinstitute.org Fashion Heroes www.fashionheroes.eco check out their Find Great Clothes tab … Read more

Lincoln Pollinator Action Plan: Planting the Way for Biodiversity and Climate Resilience

LLCT is pleased to announce our new pollinator corridor initiative! This project is developed in partnership with Evan Abramson of LandscapeInteractions and Dr. Robert Gegear, a professor of biology at UMASS Dartmouth. We propose to rebuild functionally diverse native ecosystems with site-specific pollinator habitat designs, which will be based on scientific study of plant-pollinator ecology … Read more

October 2019 Wildlife Column: Fall Migrations

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions and pictures at 781-259-8690 or at gwynloud555 at gmail.com. The past month has seen great fluctuations in temperatures, with unusual heat (upper 80s) on the first day of fall, and patches of killing frost in low-lying areas on Oct. … Read more