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 June 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 sponsorship … 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

February 2021 Wildlife Column: Snow!

Written by Gwyn Loud for the Lincoln Land Conservation Trust. She welcomes your sightings and questions at 781-259-8690 or gwynloud555@gmail.com. SNOW describes February, with the first major storm of the month on February 1-2 giving us 16-20 inches. Several subsequent smaller storms have added inches of powder and more snow is in the forecast. Plows … Read more

January 2021 Wildlife Column: Ice Formations and Christmas Bird Count Results

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 two snow storms of December are behind us and the lingering patches of snow have melted slowly, due to prolonged cold days. Ponds are frozen. This is a good season for us to notice … Read more

Ecological Gardening: Recording Online

On January 12th, 2021, Robin Wilkerson delighted us with photos and stories from her garden. She focused on design elements that bring interest throughout the year and discussed ways to increase the ecological values of the landscape. If you missed the program or would like to revisit one of the topics that Robin covered, the … Read more

Winter Animals Program with John Calabria-Recording Online

LLCT celebrated the Winter Solstice with a fantastic program led by naturalist John Calabria. John told stories and shared pictures of his experiences with animals in the winter. Hear about a bear visiting his bird feeder, wood frogs freezing, and more! If you missed the program or want to revisit any details, we’ve put the … Read more