2017 Fall Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Bay Circuit Trail and Greenway
  • Annual Meeting with Multimedia Presentation
  • Cloverdale Awarded Boardwalk Grant
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • Calendar of Events
  • Renew Your Membership
  • Tribute to Art Lazarus
  • Invasive Aliens: Join the Resistance Part XIX Garlic Mustard Pulls
  • Littleton Little Town Tree Hunt
  • New Director of Land Stewardship: Jim O’Neil
  • The Book Corner
    • The Nashua River Canoe and Kayak Guide, including its tributaries: the Nissitissit, Squannacook, North Nashua, and Stillwater Rivers 6th edition, 2017, by Nashua River Watershed Association (NRWA) Staff

2017 Fall Newsletter




2017 Spring Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Boxes for Littleton’s Cavity Nesters: Ducks, Kestrels, Swallows, and Bluebirds
  • Please vote for Williams Land Acquisition (Article 21 at Annual Town Meeting)
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • Prouty Woods: A Family’s Legacy ~ Hidden Treasures Event
  • Owl Prowl and Other Adventures
  • The Book Corner
    • Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine: The Curious Stories of 43 Amazing North American Native Plants by Tammi Hartung
    • The Curious Nature Guide by Claire Walker Leslie

2017 Spring Newsletter




2016 Fall / Winter Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Encountering Otters on Long Lake.
  • Conservation Land Campaign and Urgent Need.
  • Gallery 529 to Host Charitable Art Benefit for LCT.
  • Littleton Conservation News.
  • Renew Your LCT Membership, Donate or Provide a Memorial Gift.
  • Owl Prowl and Other Adventures.
  • Cloverdale – An Ever Improving Landscape.
  • Nagog Hill Orchard at Nagog Pond Shoreline.
  • The Book Corner
    • 50 Ways to Save the Honey Bees by Scott Donahue.
    • Vitamin N – 500 Ways to Enrich the Health & Happiness of Your Family & Community by Richard Louv.

2016 Fall / Winter Newsletter




2016 Spring / Summer Newsletter

In this issue:

  • “Gifts of the Glacier” LCT Annual Meeting
  • Oak Hill Tophet Chasm – Littleton’s Grand Natural Wonder
  • LCTV Video On Demand – Virtual Walks and Local Geology
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • Upcoming Guided Walks
  • “Who Will Hold the Sky Up Now the Big Trees are Down?”
  • UNACC – Gugumij Native American Drummers
  • Earth Day Vernal Pool Exploration Thrilled All Ages
  • Remnants of Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory Site on Oak Hill
  • The Book Corner
    • Rural by Design: Planning for Town and Country, 2nd Edition by Randall Arendt — review repeated by request and relevant to upcoming Master Plan Visioning session.

2016 Spring / Summer Newsletter




2015 Fall / Winter Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Another Hidden Treasure
  • LCT Trustee Emeritus Virginia Sprong turns 100!
  • Sarah Doublet’s Nashoba Village – Hidden Treasure Event Recap
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • LCT Planning Outdoor Walks
  • COA Prime Time Trekkers’ Thursday afternoon walks
  • LCT welcomes David Allen as Assistant Treasurer
  • Tree Lore: The Black Birch
  • Eight Massachusetts Owls and “Citizen Science”
  • The Book Corner
    • Rural by Design: Planning for Town and Country, 2nd Edition by Randall Arendt — review by Don MacIver

2015 Fall / Winter Newsletter




2015 Spring Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Sarah Doublet’s Nashoba Village Hidden Treasure
  • Annual Meeting featuring “New England Wildlife”
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • LCT Seeking Volunteers
  • Wildlife Habitat Program Launched
  • LCT Guided Walks — Last Saturday of the Month
  • Portfolio of Invasive Alien Newsletter Articles
  • Invasive Aliens: Join the Resistance Part XVIII
  • Tree Lore: The Sassafras
  • CSA at Littleton Community Farm
  • Project BudBurst, SVT
  • Newsletter Archives Available Online
  • The Book Corner
    • Gaia’s Garden A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture (2nd edition) by Toby Hemenway — review by Kathy Stevens
    • The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds by Robert Gough & Cheryl Moore-Gough

Spring 2015 Newsletter




Fall 2014 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • New Year’s Day Open House for All by Don MacIver
  • Spring Programs Revisited: Backyard Bears by Gerry Cavallo
  • Snowplowers Needed: Adopt a Trailhead by Jim O’Neil
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • Winter Moth Survey by Mass Natural Resources Collaboration
  • Now accepting donations online by Scott Lewis
  • Invasive Aliens: Join the Resistance Part XVII by Rick Findlay
  • Tree Lore: The Pitch Pine
  • Exciting Times at Littleton Community Farm by Amy Lewis-Tarlow
  • The Book Corner
    • The Sugarmaker’s Companion: An Integrated Approach to Producing Syrup from Maple, Birch, and Walnut Trees by Michael Farrell — review by Kathy Stevens

Fall 2014 Newsletter




Spring 2014 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Eyes on Owls: Owls of the World by Don MacIver
  • Fourth Grade Field Trip to Nashoba Woodlands by Rick Findlay and Kathy Stevens
  • Littleton Conservation News compiled by Don MacIver
  • To Protect and To Observe by Dustin Nield
  • LCT Website Rejuvenated by Scott Lewis
  • Where is Cloverdale? by Jim O’Neil and Rick Findlay
  • Maintaining Existing Littleton Conservation Land by Art Lazarus
  • Seed Saving Workshop by Kate Kemmis McLoughlin
  • Suburban Foraging by Gerry Cavallo
  • Getting Along with Bears by Gerry Cavallo
  • Scott Lewis – New LCT Board Member
  • The Book Corner – reviews by Kathy Stevens
    • Preserving Wild Foods: A Modern Forager’s Recipes for Curing, Canning, Smoking and Pickling by Matthew Weingarten and Raquel Pelzel
    • Top Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health by Les Crowder and Heather Harrell

Spring 2014 Newsletter

 




Fall 2013 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • New Year’s Day (Jan. 1, 2014) Open House at NEFF Headquarters
  • George Lewis Award Bestowed on LCT’s Rick Findlay and Don MacIver
  • Littleton Conservation News by Don MacIver
  • SVT Releases New Comprehensive Regional Trail Guide
  • Two New Commemorative Benches Honoring Chris Hohenemser and Ray Grande by Rick Findlay
  • Aromatic Treats in the Woodlands by Art Lazarus
  • Cub Scout Hike on Oak Hill by Bill Brown
  • Littleton Community Farm’s First Educational Program: Why Protect Seed and Plant Diversity? By Amy Tarlow-Lewis, and Vera Cohen with contribution by Joy Reo
  • The Book Corner by Kathy Stevens
    • Hope Beneath Our Feet: Restoring Our Place in the Natural World edited by Martin Keough
    • Small Green Roofs: Low Tech Options for Greener Living by Nigel Dummet, Dusty Gedge, John Little, and Edmund C. Snodgrass

Fall 2013 Newsletter




Spring 2013 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • LCT Annual Meeting and Summer Solstice Sunset (June 22) on Wilderness Hill – Announcement
  • Preserving Church Meadows for Permanent Agricultural Use by Don MacIver
  • Littleton Conservation News by Don MacIver
  • Creating a Forest Opening at Sarah Doublet Forest by Art Lazarus
  • Watch Littleton Community Farm Grow – Announcement
  • Environmental Education for 4th Graders
  • In Memoriam – Marge Harvey – Announcement
  • Eagle Scout Award Conservation Projects, Ben Tessler – Newtown Hill Viewing Platform, Isaac Tessler – Fence at Yapp Community Gardens, Greg Thumith – Revitalization Whitetail Woods
  • Helen Boland’s 6th Grade Class Gardens
  • Prime Time Paddlers Launch 2nd Season
  • The Book Corner by Kathy Stevens
    • Civic Agriculture: Reconnecting Farm, Food, and Community by Thomas Lyson
    • Bring Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants by Douglas Tallamy

Spring 2013 Newsletter




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