2021 Spring Newsletter

June 7, 2021

In this issue: • Looking to the future   • Concerns about Littleton’s limited open space   • Never trust an unprotected piece of land   • What’s happening at the Smith conservation

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Please Help Us Defeat Invasive Garlic Mustard in Littleton

May 19, 2021

Littleton Conservation Trust Trustees Rick Findlay and Andrew Sammarco are recruiting a volunteer work group to control the spread of invasive plant species. Organizing a group of volunteers has been

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Pull this plant: Garlic Mustard

April 24, 2021

Garlic Mustard is an invasive species that takes over by poisoning the soil with toxins that prevent native plants. The best time to pull it is right now before it

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Annual Littleton Land Stewardship Report for 2020

March 8, 2021

Summary of 2020 Events   • Fifty Volunteer Land Stewards are associated with the Littleton Conservation Trust (LCT). 1898 monitoring and work events totaling over 2100 volunteer hours were performed

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Free Webinar: “Mis-adventures with Ticks”

February 10, 2021

A free webinar on ticks and tick prevention will be presented on February 23 at 7pm. Join Judith Taylor from Seeds2Plate in Littleton and Larry Dapsis from the Cape Cod

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2020 LCT Annual Meeting and “Nature’s Best Hope” Presentation

November 17, 2020

LCT held its LCT Annual Meeting & Ed Bell Educational Forum on November 19, 2020. The meeting began at 6:30 with our annual business meeting and continued at 7 PM

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Littleton Cub Scouts “Hike-A-Thon” benefits Littleton Trails

November 6, 2020

Due to the pandemic, Littleton Pack 2 Cub Scouts has pivoted from their traditional Popcorn sales to instead provide service to the town in the form of a “Hike-A-Thon”. The

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2020 Fall Newsletter

October 8, 2020

In this issue: • STM Vote Needed for Purchasing Browns’ Woods   • Littleton Awarded $763,050 State MVP Grant   • LCT Annual Meeting “Nature’s Best Hope” 11/19/2020   • Nature Rx —

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Vote to Protect and Preserve Brown’s Woods at Special Town Meeting in October

September 25, 2020

Town Meeting has been moved to Sunday, October 18th at 10:00am. Also, note that this was referred to as Article 8 in the LCT Newsletter and on lawn signs around

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MVP Grant Awarded to Land Acquisition Project in Littleton

September 17, 2020

On September 15, the State announced the latest round of Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Action Grants, including a $763,000 award to the Town of Littleton for purchase of, and invasive species

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Storm Damage

August 5, 2020

Recent storms have caused trees and branches to fall on trails. It’s going to take a while for the volunteer Land Stewards to get the trails back in shape. Please

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Whitetail Woods Trailhead Open

August 1, 2020

The tree that was hanging over the entrance to Whitetail Woods has been removed. The trail is open. The top of a large oak tree located about 20-30 feet up

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