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Children enjoying a glacial erratic on a hike.

Spring Events Planned

Littleton Conservation Trust, Oak Meadow School, Littleton Conservation Commission and the Reuben Hoar Library are offering the following events this spring. See our upcoming events page for details on each event. Late March or Early April: Amphibian Crossing location and exact date depend on temperature. Contact Amy Green in Littleton …
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SVT Acquires Smith Property

Black Pond on the Smith Property On February 15, 2019, Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT) acquired the Smith Property, a spectacular 49-acre property on Whitcomb Avenue in Littleton.  The property boasts expansive views of Beaver Brook Marsh and Black Pond, and it provides valuable habitat for numerous species, including bobcat, bear, coyote, …
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Tune in to “Tick Talk”

This may be of interest to those who enjoy the outdoors in Littleton and beyond. A FREE live webinar series by Dr. Stephen Rich, Director of the UMass Laboratory of Medical ZoologyNoon to 1:00 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month in February, March, April, May, and October 2019 (see schedule …
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LCT 2018 Photo Contest Results

The results of Littleton Conservation Trust’s 2018 Photo Contest were announced at our Annual Meeting on November 16, 2018. Congratulations to our winners, Karen Auger, Jennifer Clancy, and Corrie Painter. Karen Auger – Green Heron at Long Lake Jennifer Clancy – Mushrooms at Oak Hill Corrie Painter – Bear’s Head …
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Eyes on Owls Event Immediately Following LCT’s Annual Meeting

LCT’s annual business meeting is Friday, November 16, 2018 from 6:30pm to approximately 6:45pm. After a short break, the Eyes on Owls program follows at 7:00pm. Eyes on Owls is informative and provides a close-up look at owls. Don’t miss this event. You do not need to attend the business …
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Upcoming Events

Public Event

Amphibian Crossing

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - Sunday, April 14, 2019
All Day

Every March or April, usually when it is a rainy night and temperatures are over 40 degrees F, amphibians like frogs and salamanders move to their breeding grounds, vernal pools....
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Presentation on Natural History of Vernal Pools

Saturday, April 6, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Oak Meadow School, Littleton MA

Learn about the dynamic natural history of vernal pools. What animals, amphibians, and life forms depend on the cycle of the vernal pool? Learn about this unique habitat that supports...
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Vernal Pool Field Trip

Saturday, April 13, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Pickard Lane entrance to the Cobb Forest, Littleton MA

OMS teacher and naturalist Stephen DeFlorio will be your guide for an exciting field study of the vernal pool system at local Cobb Conservation. Students and their parents will use...
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Guided Walk

Oak Hill Hike

Saturday, April 20, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Oak Hill, Littleton MA

Walk along the edge of the deep Tophet Chasm, visit the highest point in Littleton, and enjoy the views at Lookout Rock. Meet at kiosk in parking lot on Oak...
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Guided Walk

Kids Journey to Fort Rock

Saturday, May 4, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am

George and Lucy Yapp Conservation Land, Littleton MA

Explore George and Lucy Yapp Conservation Land and journey to Fort Rock, a favorite for children of all ages to use as fort of course! 4 years and up, accompanied...
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