2021 Garlic Mustard Season

It’s Garlic Mustard time again! We are starting early this year due to another mild winter – I have already seen first year rosettes popping up. Thank you for your efforts during last year’s unusual pulling season. This year we will bring back some of our garlic mustard traditions, but we ask those participating to … Read more

April 2021 Wildlife Column: Spring Ephemerals and Wildlife Sightings

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwynloud555@gmail.com. After a week of summer-like temperatures at the end of March we returned to icy mornings the beginning of April.  “April showers bring May flowers” and the showers are much needed. We are already in … Read more

April 2021 Vernal Pool Program Recording

LLCT was pleased to welcome Matt Burne for a virtual vernal pool program on April 8, 2021. Matt shared wonderful photos and videos via Zoom. If you missed the program or would like to revisit any topics that were covered, the recording is now online: View the Recording Here

Spring 2021 Plant Kits and Rain Barrels Now Available!

LLCT is pleased to offer spring planting kits to our members! If you aren’t already an LLCT member, you can join now! Visit our shop page to learn more about the project and to place your order. Orders will be open through April 2021, or while there is inventory. All the plants offered were chosen for … Read more

On Belonging in Outdoor Spaces Spring 2021 Speaker Series

On Belonging in Outdoor Spaces A speaker series on access, inclusion, and connection in nature (updated March 18, 2021) This virtual speaker series ran March through June 2021 and was hosted by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Farrington Nature Linc, The Food Project, Lincoln Land Conservation Trust, Mass Audubon, and The Walden Woods Project. Additional … Read more

March 2021 Wildlife Column: Equinox Arrivals

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 folklore is correct, when March “comes in like a lion” it will “go out like a lamb”. Time will tell, but the month certainly started with violent winds, downing many trees and limbs. A … Read more

Amphibian Migration: Coming to a Road Near You!

Get Ready for Big Night! Written by Michele Grzenda, Lincoln Conservation Director Even though it is still winter, warmer days and increased daylight is upon us!  With that brings my favorite event: Big Night! “Big Night” is often used to describe the annual ritual of certain frogs and salamanders when they migrate from their upland … Read more

Winter Carnival 2021

As part of the Town of Lincoln’s Annual Winter Carnival, the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust/Rural Land Foundation (LLCT/RLF) invites the public to participate in two of its featured free events! Beginning on Saturday, February 20th, and running thru Sunday, February 28th, the LLCT/RLF will host a Winter Animals Scavenger Hunt. Gear up and take a hike … Read more

Recording of Spring Birds Fireside Chat with Barbara Peskin

A warm thank you to **Barbara Peskin** for her wonderful fireside chat on Thursday, February 25th. She shared beautiful photos  of birds seen through winter and into spring in Lincoln as well as their bird calls and songs. If you missed the program or want to revisit any of the resources she shared, you can … Read more

Invasive Plant and Insect Program Recording

A warm thank you to Jennifer Forman Orth and Joshua Bruckner from MDAR for joining LLCT to share their expertise on emerging invasive plants and insects in Massachusetts. If you weren’t able to attend the program, or would like to revisit a topic, below is a link to the recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/cFcxb_VuRux9xsq_MmAtt3OACb8VTAdycOoPAoGcfoBgF5BBkTxy1LzGxl27B5ZWJC5PoYgqc4uNU4tt.j_zTQXnYsWnIEdiN