Report Garlic Mustard and other invasive species

Help us map the invasive species in Littleton and, optionally, help us eradicate these invasives. Garlic Mustard is our current focus but report any invasives so we can map them and work on plans to control or remove them.



News

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Littleton Conservation Trust (LCT) News Trustee Rick Findlay manages LCT’s Invasive Control Program. Littleton is not immune to the rampant destruction caused by invasive plants such as Mile-a-Minute vine, Glossy Buckthorn, Black Swallow-wort, Oriental Bittersweet, Japanese Knotweed, Multiflora Rose, and Garlic Mustard. Rick hopes to assemble a team of volunteers …
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Freedom’s Way Connecting Communities Walk and Talk at Sarah Doublet Forest

No doubt, most of us are familiar with one of Littleton’s largest conservation areas, Sarah Doublet Forest. Its woodlands and trails are spread over 96 beautiful acres. But, how much do you really know about the rich history of this area? Please read the following article to learn more. Freedom’s …
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2019 Fall Newsletter

In this issue: • LCT and LHS spotlighted at Freedom’s Way Annual Meeting   • LCT Annual Meeting Friday, 11/8/19 at Littleton High School   • Progress at Nagog Hill Orchard at Nagog Pond   • Upcoming Events   • Littleton Little Town Tree Hunt Returns   • Freedom’s Way Connecting Communities Walk and Talk …
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SVT’s Approach to Invasive Plant Management

Invasive species are the second greatest threat to biodiversity, second only to direct habitat destruction. This SVT paper provides information on their general approach to invasive plant management and some specific details of the situation with invasive plants overrunning half the Smith property in Littleton and the potential approach to …
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Garlic Mustard

Garlic Mustard Update — time to bag it up

From LCT Trustee and invasive species guru Rick Findlay: Many thanks to all who have been helping our effort to control Garlic Mustard on conservation lands and throughout town. Plants are now setting seed and should be bagged after pulling. I have some blue bags specifically for this purpose that …
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Upcoming Events

Littleton Family Friendly Night Walk & Owl Prowl has been re-scheduled to SUNDAY, JANUARY 26TH at 6:30 PM

Littleton Family Friendly Night Walk & Owl Prowl has been re-scheduled to SUNDAY, JANUARY 26TH at 6:30 PM

Sunday, January 26, 2020
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Congregational Church of Littleton, Littleton MA

CHANGE NOTICE: DUE TO THE FORECAST FOR RAINY CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY EVENING, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED to SUNDAY, JANUARY 26th at 6:30 pm. Sponsor: Littleton Conservation Trust, with Naturalists...
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Merrimack River Eagle Festival 2020

Merrimack River Eagle Festival 2020

Saturday, February 15, 2020
All Day

Presented by Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center & Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Come to Newburyport and Amesbury on Saturday, February 15, for a full day of fun indoor...
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