June 2020 Wildlife Column: Summer Around the Corner

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwynloud555@gmail.com. Summer arrives officially on June 20, the solstice, but we have already had a taste of the new season with hot days in the 80s at the end of May. These were followed, however, by … Read more

Welcome Summer Intern Ella

In early June, LLCT welcomed a summer intern, Ella Houlihan, to our team. Ella is a resident of Sudbury and is a rising senior at Middlebury College majoring in Neuroscience with minors in Architecture and Spanish. This summer Ella will be helping LLCT and the Town maintain our incredible trail network. With more than 80 … Read more

Welcome Sara, LLCT’s New Stewardship Director

At the beginning of May, LLCT welcomed Sara Lupkas to our team. As Stewardship Director, Sara will be advancing LLCT’s stewardship goals in close collaboration with Stewardship Coordinator Jane Layton. Sara will be taking the lead on many new and exciting stewardship projects, including a trail app (coming soon!), and an expanded stewardship volunteer program. … Read more

May 2020 Birding Videos

We’re thrilled to continue offering digital birding content this spring in lieu of our regular birding walks. Join LLCT volunteer Patti Cable out at Chapman Pasture in late May to hear about LLCT’s nest box monitoring program. See Eastern Bluebirds and Tree Swallows  and join as as we peek into a few nests! This is … Read more

May 2020 Wildlife Column: Spring Fauna and Flora

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 this month. April was wet, cold and windy, with near-record low temperatures for the month and even some snowflakes. At least the rain … Read more

New! Garden+Lawn Toolkit & Plant Kit Resources

The Garden + Lawn Toolkit has been released! Plus, find plant descriptions, instructions for planting willow cuttings, information on The Beecology App, and more at the new “Resources” tab in the “Pollinator” section of the website. All materials have arrived just in time to aid in your spring planting. The new Garden + Lawn Toolkit … Read more

Birding with LLCT April 2020

Spring is in the air! Join LLCT in April 2020 as we enjoy some amazing video from local birders! You’ll also find past birding videos archived on this page.   Meet Nancy Hammond, a local birding expert, for a tour of her bird feeders and nest boxes! Plus, we end our morning of birding  with … Read more

Happy Earth Day 2020

Happy Earth Day! Be inspired by Barbara Peskin’s Moments in Nature video! On this 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, LLCT is celebrating the hard work of the past five decades, which dramatically expanded protected open spaces and reduced pollution in the environment. Now, we look towards a future focused on climate change action. Continued land conservation … Read more

It’s Garlic Mustard Season!

Information via Lincoln’s Town Conservation Department: Garlic Mustard is up early due to this year’s mild winter. We encourage you to pull any garlic mustard you see in your own yards and on nearby trails (if it is safe for you to do so). Neighborhood Pull Season – April 13 through May 31. Venture out into your … Read more

Backyard Birding April 11 2020

Join LLCT Trustee Gwyn Loud for a morning of backyard birding! Gwyn has been keeping bird feeders in her backyard for more than 50 years, and is a wealth of knowledge! Although we didn’t capture every bird in this video, you’ll see some of the birds that frequent Lincoln this time of year! We are … Read more