Fall 2011 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Sacred Landscapes and Sacred Memories (Dr. Ed Bell Forum announcement)
  • Remembering Roger Conant by Henry Harvey, M.D.
  • Nashoba Wetlands by Art Lazarus
  • Fourth Graders Conduct Field Studies at Nashoba Woodlands by Don MacIver
  • Invasive Aliens-Join the Resistance, Part XV, Weed Control by Rick Findlay
  • LCT Holiday Bazaar, December 3 (Announcement)
  • The Book Corner by Kathy Stevens
    • Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent by Andrew Nikiforuk
    • A Blessing of Toads: A Gardener’s Guide to Living With Nature by Sharon Lovejoy

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Spring 2011 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Cobb Land Celebration by Don MacIver
  • Green Exercise: A Walk in the Woods by J. Swartzberg, M.D.
  • The Showy Boulders by Art Lazarus
  • How the Littleton Conservation Trust was Founded by Henry S. Harvey
  • LCT Snowshoers on Wilderness Hill by Don MacIver
  • Invasive Aliens- Join the Resistance, Part XIV by Rick Findlay
  • LCT Annual Meeting (Announcement)
  • The Book Corner by Kathy Stevens
    • Nature Guide to the Northern Forest by Peter Marchand
    • Atlas of Rare Birds by Dominic Couzens

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Fall 2010 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Wildlands and Woodlands (Dr. Ed Bell forum announcement)
  • Remembering Carey Prouty by Don MacIver
  • Littleton Photo Contest and Gallery by Bill Brown
  • Town Meeting Approves Cobb Conservation Properties Acquisition by Don MacIver
  • Loops by Jack Apfelbaum
  • Grassland Restoration Project
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part XIII (Mile-a-minute vine) by Rick Findlay
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • GET OUT! 150 Ways For Kids and Grown-ups to Get Into Nature and Build a Greener Future by Judy Molland
    • Eaarth: Making Life On A Tough New Planet by Bill McKibben

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Spring 2010 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • A Special Place (the Cobb property) by Rick Findlay
  • Visit Littleton’s Historic “Mini” Quarry by Art Lazarus
  • Share Your Photos with Us by Bill Brown
  • Agriculture and You by Jack Apfelbaum, P.E.
  • Sign Up Now for Creature Camp by Rick Roth
  • Give Now for Prouty Woods by Rick Findlay
  • $10,000 Invasive Plant Cleanup by Rick Findlay
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part XII (Porcelain Berry) by Rick Findlay
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • Rewilding The World: Dispatches from The Conservation Revolution by Caroline Fraser
    • Our Choice: How We Can Solve The Climate Crisis by Al Gore

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Fall 2009 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • George and Lucy Yapp Conservation Land Officially Opened by Don MacIver
  • Caring for the Land by Art Lazarus
  • Save Those Great Photos! by Bill Brown
  • LCT Supports GACM Community Garden by Don MacIver
  • LCT Supports SVT and NEFF by Don MacIver
  • A Poor Way to Go Green by Henry S. Harvey, M.D.
  • LCT at the Littleton Country Fair by Don MacIver
  • Unique Holiday Gifts from the Littleton Agricultural Commission by Don MacIver
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part XI (Black Swallow-wort) by Rick Findlay
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate, Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming by Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch
    • What Can You Do With An Old Red Shoe? by Anna Alter
    • Owls of North America by wildlife and environmental writer Frances Backhouse

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Spring 2009 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • LCT Recommends No Zoning Change by Don MacIver
  • Today’s Farmers and How Local Communities Benefit (Dr. Ed Bell forum announcement)
  • Lucy’s Land Update by Rick Findlay
  • Witch Hazel— A Common Woodland Shrub with Uncommon Characteristics by Art Lazarus
  • The Exceptional Pine Siskin by Grant Marley
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part X (Garlic Mustard) by Rick Findlay
  • Why Local Agriculture? by Don MacIver
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
      • Girls Who Looked Under Rocks:The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists by Jeanne Atkins, Illustrated by Paula Conner
      • Salamander Rain: A Lake & Pond Journal Written and Illustrated by Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafina

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Fall 2008 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Save Lucy’s Land by Rick Findlay
  • Bike Path Enthusiasts Wanted by Rick Findlay
  • Save Those Great Photos! by Bill Brown
  • Rainforest Animals Educate and Entertain
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part IX (Autumn Olive) by Rick Findlay
  • Why Local Agriculture? by Don MacIver
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • Eco-Friendly Families by Helen Coronato
    • Community Gardening Edited by Ellen Kirby and Elizabeth Peters

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Spring 2008 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Wildlife of Fields, Streams, and Woods (annual meeting announcement)
  • Discover the lore of an ancient beech tree by Art Lazarus
  • Two new trails to be dedicated by Rick Findlay
  • What more can we do? by Henry Harvey, MD
  • Open Space, Cell Towers, and Roads by Don MacIver
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part VIII (Shrub Honeysuckle) by Rick Findlay
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • Civic Agriculture: Reconnecting Farm, Food and Community by Thomas A. Lyson
    • Small Wonders—Nature Education for Young Children by Linda Garrett and Hannah Thomas

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Fall 2007 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Stormy Weather by Jack Apfelbaum
  • Birds of Prey Visit Library by Don MacIver
  • Massachusetts “Ag Tag” Promotes Local Farming by Don MacIver
  • Trails Not Often Used by Henry Harvey, MD
  • Attacking the Invasive Plants on Conservation Land by Art Lazarus
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part VII (Norway Maple) by Rick Findlay
  • Make-your-own cider at the Country Fair by Don MacIver
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • Golden Wings and Hairy Toes: Encounters with New England’s Most Imperiled Wildlife by Todd McLeish
    • The Road Washed Out In Spring: A Poet’s Memoir of Living Off the Grid by Baron Wormser

Fall 2007 Newsletter




Spring 2007 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • The Invasive Alien Plant Crisis (annual meeting announcement)
  • The Littleton Green Action Group by Jack Apfelbaum
  • Prouty Woods Discovery Day by Art Lazarus
  • Guide to Conservation Land in Littleton – Update by Art Lazarus
  • The Community Preservation Act and Why It Is Critical to Littleton by Don MacIver
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part VI (Multifloral Rose) by Rick Findlay
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Forests North America by John Kricher and Gordon Morrison
    • Rainforest by Thomas Marent

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