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

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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Donate Now: Ensure the Smith Land is always open

LCT and SVT are working together to save the Edith and Paul Smith property (excerpted from story in LCT’s Fall 2018 Newsletter) Donate to help SVT acquire the Smith Land Why is this land a high priority for acquisition? Edith and Paul Smith amassed some 60 acres of magnificent land …
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Upcoming Events

All About Monarchs

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Sargent Memorial Library, Boxborough MA

Monarch butterflies are popular seasonal visitors with a fascinating story. Join us to see their incredible transformation from egg to butterfly, and learn how this prepares them to undertake the...
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BioBlitz Discovery Days: Herps and Aquatics

Saturday, June 1, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Smith Property, Littleton MA

Have you always been curious about what is going on in vernal pools? Ever wondered about the different types of salamanders? Did you rummage through leaf litter as kid marveling...
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Guided Walk

Yapp Conservation and Cobb Memorial Forest Hike

Saturday, June 1, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

George and Lucy Yapp Conservation Land, Littleton MA

Explore the trails at George and Lucy Yapp Conservation Land and Cobb Memorial Forest.
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Guided Walk

LCT Annual Bird Nestbox Walk

Saturday, June 8, 2019
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Long Lake Park (Colonial Ave), Littleton MA

Come tour the tree swallow and bluebird nestboxes at Long Lake Park, with Dustin Neild, who installed this trail in 2015. Since that time, the boxes have been highly successful...
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BioBlitz

Saturday, June 22, 2019
7:00 am - 1:00 pm

From SVT: Prepare for BioBlitz by learning how to document species on one of our Discovery Days BioBlitz Discovery Day: Plants and Pollinators on Saturday, May 18 BioBlitz Discovery Day:...
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