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

2019 Spring Newsletter

In this issue: • Smith Conservation Land: Managing the Future   • Protecting & Preserving Your Town’s Indigenous Ceremonial Stone Landscape   • Upcoming Walks   • LCT Awarded Grant for Preservation of Native American Ceremonial Stone Landscapes   • Amphibian Brigade: A Rainy Night in Spring on Fort Pond Road   • SVT BioBlitz …
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Garlic Mustard

Help us map and eradicate invasive Garlic Mustard in Littleton

Garlic Mustard is flourishing right now. Pull or weed whack it before it is fully flowered! It is easier as you won’t need to bag it and let it rot in the bags or dispose of it carefully. Littleton Conservation Trust Trustee Rick Findlay is recruiting a volunteer work group …
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LEARN ABOUT VERNAL POOLS

Join guest speaker, Scott Smyers, Vice President and Senior Scientist at Oxbow Associates of Boxborough and learn about vernal pools and their importance as a breeding habitat for various species of wildlife, including salamanders and frogs. PLEASE NOTE: THE VENUE FOR THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED.New Location: Public Safety Building. (Acton …
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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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Upcoming Events

Littleton Lyceum: Eyes on Owls

Littleton Lyceum: Eyes on Owls

Friday, November 15, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Littleton High School Performing Arts Center, Littleton MA

Littleton Lyceum is bringing the popular Eyes on Owls program back to Littleton as part of this year's program series. For information including ticket prices, see http://littletonlyceum.org/
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Connecting Communities: Walks and Talks

Connecting Communities: Walks and Talks

Saturday, November 16, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sarah Doublet Forest, Littleton MA

Presentation about Sarah Doublet, the last Native American to reside at the Nashobah Praying Indian Plantation / New Town Indian Village. Presented by Sarah's descendent, Quiet Storm of the Nashoban...
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Public Event

Littleton Little Town Tree Hunt

Friday, November 29, 2019 - Wednesday, January 1, 2020
12:00 am

Littleton’s own scavenger hunt for decorated trees is almost here! Now approaching its third year, the Littleton Tree Hunt has become a cherished holiday-time tradition, inviting residents of all ages...
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Guided Walk

Black Friday Walk at Prouty Woods

Friday, November 29, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Prouty Woods, Littleton MA

Avoid the crowds at the malls and get some fresh air and exercise the day after Thanksgiving! Meet at the NEFF Barn by the Wilderness Road kiosk and gate.
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2019 Littleton Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, December 7, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Littleton Middle School, Littleton MA

The 2019 Holiday Bazaar will take place on Saturday, December 7, 2019 in the gymnasium at Littleton Middle School. Littleton Conservation Trust will have a booth at the Bazaar and...
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