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2018 Fall Newsletter

In this issue: • Saving Edith and Paul Smith Property LCT and SVT Working Together   • Annual Meeting ~ Eyes On Owls: Friday 11/16   • Littleton Conservation News   • LCT Volunteer Opportunities   • Who Are These People? Over 100 Conservation Volunteers!   • Hike at Oak Hill Conservation Land – recap   …
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Tiny scene in Sarah Doublet Forest

LCT Photo Contest

Littleton Conservation Trust is holding a photo contest! Enter your best photos taken on conservation properties in Littleton in 2018. Enter the 2018 LCT Photo Contest and see your photo on our website and at our annual meeting! All entries must be received by end of day on November 5, …
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Adventures in Seed Saving

Littleton Community Farm / Littleton Seed Library Event: Saving seeds is fun and inexpensive, but beware, it can also be addictive! Join our class to learn about the importance of saving seeds, seed saving “how to’s” and tips and tricks for saving and storing seeds successfully. Many types and sizes …
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Invasive Black Swallow Wort in Littleton

LCT Vice President and invasive species management advocate Rick Findlay spotted Black Swallow Wort in Littleton recently and is asking for your help in spotting and eliminating this invasive plant species before it can spread its airborne seeds. Black or Louis’ swallow-wort (previously Vincetoxicum nigrum and Cynanchum nigrum) is a …
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Narrowleaf Bittercress in Littleton

Be on the lookout: Narrowleaf Bittercress

Narrowleaf Bittercress (Cardamine impatiens), a fast moving, invasive species has been spotted in Littleton. If you see this particular plant, pull it and let us know where you found it. Cardamine impatiens produces many seeds per plant. It can form dense stands invading woodland habitats, and outcompete native species. Read …
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Upcoming Events

Littleton Community Farm Mushrooms with Sara

Thursday, October 25, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Reuben Hoar Library, Littleton MA

With so many mushrooms on conservation land in Littleton and the variety spotted on the recent guided walk at Oak Hill, this upcoming Littleton Community Farm educational event is timed...
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LCT Annual Meeting

LCT Annual Meeting

Friday, November 16, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Littleton High School Performing Arts Center, Littleton MA

LCT's Annual Meeting is on November 16, 2019 at 6:30pm followed by the Eyes on Owls live owl presentation at 7:00pm The meeting and presentation are free, open to all...
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Guided Walk

Prouty Woods

Saturday, November 17, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Prouty Woods, Littleton MA

Visit one of the most loved properties in Littleton on this hike through New England Forestry Foundation’s Prouty Woods. Enjoy the views on Wilderness Hill with expansive views to the...
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Guided Walk

Black Friday Walk at Long Lake Park

Friday, November 23, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Long Lake Park (Harwood Avenue), Littleton MA

Join us on the day after Thanksgiving on a Black Friday hike. This will be a moderate hike through the diverse 180-acre park where we will search for decorated trees...
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Guided Walk

Sarah Doublet Forest

Saturday, December 8, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sarah Doublet Forest, Littleton MA

Our final hike of the season will explore the largest property of the Littleton Conservation Trust. This land, within the historic Nashoba Indian plantation has some steep sections. Parking area...
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