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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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Interpretive sign about Lady Slippers

Freedom’s Way Hidden Treasures 2018 at Nashoba Woodlands

Littleton Conservation Trust, Littleton Historical Society, and various Littleton Town Departments co-hosted a Freedom’s Way Hidden Treasures event on Saturday, May 19th, from 9:30am-3pm at the Nashoba Woodlands conservation area. Special places of both scenic beauty and family remembrances of the Yapp Family as they grew up on the family …
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HomeAdvisor’s list of conservation links

We recently received this note from leaders and students involved with the Old Louisville Student Conservation Association: I was teaching an environmental science lesson to some elementary students this past weekend, and when they were doing a natural resource web quest they ended up on your webpage. They thought I …
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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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