January 2019 Wildlife Column: Owls, Hermit Thrush, and a Thanks to Local Birders

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwynloud555@gmail.com. Norman Levey, coordinator for the Concord Area Christmas Bird Count is responsible for the CBC account.  For the 59th year Lincoln participated in National Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count.  Lincoln is one of eighteen towns entirely … Read more

December 2018 Wildlife Column: Hibernation Begins and Join the Christmas Bird Count!

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwyn_loud@comcast.net. Winter will arrive officially at 5:23PM on December 21, the winter solstice, and the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Coincidentally, December’s full moon will also rise on that evening. It felt … Read more

Schools Need Our Support

As a reminder, on December 1 (Town Meeting) and December 3 (polls) residents of Lincoln will be deciding on the future of Lincoln’s Public Schools. The Lincoln Land Conservation Trust (LLCT) and the Rural Land Foundation (RLF) urge all Lincoln residents to attend the meeting and vote at the polls. The proposed new school is … Read more

Shop for the LLCT!

Support the LLCT with your holiday shopping through AmazonSmile. Just choose to add LLCT  as your preferred organization and Amazon will make a donation to LLCT with every purchase! Wishing all a wonderful holiday season!      

Small Changes, Big Impact! Get a No-Cost Energy Assessment Today

LLCT is excited to share a great energy-saving opportunity available in Lincoln. After being out on the snow-covered trails, it feels great to return to a well insulated, efficient home. Thanks to the Town’s Green Energy Committee, HomeWorks Energy, a Mass Save Program Partner, is offering no-cost home energy assessments in Lincoln. The assessment includes … Read more

November 2018 Wildlife Column: Fall Flowers, Birds, and a Bear, Oh My!

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwyn_loud@comcast.net. The past month continued very wet, with many rainy days, interrupted by some welcome sunshine. At least streams are rushing and ponds are full, good for the water table. Temperatures have fluctuated wildly, from highs … Read more

Fall Birding at Ricci Farm Re-Cap

Birders enjoyed a lovely afternoon birding walk led by Norman Levey on October 14, 2018.  A notable sighting was a great horned owl who patiently roosted for a long time. Below is a list of species that were sighted or heard. Ricci Farms Conservation Area – Lincoln, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US Oct 14, 2018 4:00 PM … Read more