May 2024 Wildlife Column: Spring Birds, Bears, and Bees

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwynloud555@gmail.com April showers did indeed bring May flowers, and the showers have continued. Boston has had 6.06 inches more rain than average so far this year. Some nights and early mornings have been chilly; there was … Read more

April 2024 Wildlife Column: Bird Migrations Continue

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwynloud555@gmail.com If April showers bring May flowers, we should have plenty of flowers, as New England has had rainfall totals five to ten inches higher than average for this time of year, causing the ground to … Read more

Garlic Mustard Season 2024

It’s garlic mustard season again! Garlic mustard is an invasive biennial plant that can be found in our backyards, along roadsides and in conservation areas. We hope everyone is ready to get out there and start pulling this invasive weed. Last year, a total of 506 paper bags of garlic mustard were collected from Lincoln … Read more

March 2024 Wildlife Column: Spring Arrives Soon

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwynloud555@gmail.com Spring will officially arrive on March 19, the vernal equinox, but we have been hearing and seeing signs of the new season for weeks. Maybe the woodchuck was right on Groundhog Day, predicting an early … Read more

RLF Public Forum Recordings

Recordings are posted here for RLF’s January and February 2024 Public Forums. At the forums, RLF presented preliminary conceptual plans for redevelopment of a portion of the Mall at Lincoln Station.   If you have trouble viewing the link the browser, right click to open link in a new window.

February 2024 Wildlife Column: Winter Wonders

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwynloud555@gmail.com The past month has given us assorted weather, with periods of gloomy penetrating cold but more than one interlude of warmth, getting as high as 60℉ on Feb. 10. After several weeks of looking at … Read more

2024 Seasonal Field Assistant Openings

LCD and LLCT will be hiring two seasonal field assistant positions to support the management of conservation land by controlling invasive species, maintaining trails, participating in Town-wide Pollinator Action Plan projects, and performing various other land use projects. Specific examples include mowing trails, clearing historic stonewalls, planting and maintenance of native pollinator species, and assisting … Read more

January 2024 Wildlife Column: Snow Finally Arrives

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwynloud555@gmail.com Climate change and El Nino have combined to give us unsettled weather and much more than average rainfall over the past month. The ground is saturated and some homeowners are dealing with wet basements, while … Read more

RLF Public Forum January 18 2024

RLF will hold a public forum on Thursday, January 18th at 7pm via Zoom to present preliminary conceptual plans for redevelopment of a portion of the Mall at Lincoln Station. There will be a brief presentation and then questions and feedback welcome. Recording available here. If you have trouble viewing the link the browser, right … Read more

December 2023 Wildlife Column: Winter Landscapes

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwynloud555@gmail.com On December 21, the winter solstice, we shall officially welcome the new season, with the shortest amount of daylight in the year. Thereafter, the hours of daylight will gradually increase. The weather has been varied … Read more