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2020 Fall Newsletter

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 — Nature Contact Reduces Stress Hormones
  • LCT Membership: Renewals, New and Gift Memberships
  • LCT Awarded Capacity Building Grant from FWHA
  • Littleton Little Town Tree Hunt Returns
  • Helping the Environment in Your Own Backyard
  • BSA Scouts Benefit Town Conservation Lands
  • Rick Findlay on Browns’ Woods, Another Opportunity
  • Hiking Challenge and Littleton Trails’ Wall of Fame

Download the Fall 2020 Newsletter


2019 Fall Newsletter

In this issue:

  • LCT and LHS spotlighted at Freedom’s Way Annual Meeting
  • LCT Annual Meeting Friday, 11/8/19 at Littleton High School
  • Progress at Nagog Hill Orchard at Nagog Pond
  • Upcoming Events
  • Littleton Little Town Tree Hunt Returns
  • Freedom’s Way Connecting Communities Walk and Talk at Sarah Doublet Forest
  • Ceremonial Stone Landscape at Sarah Doublet Forest
  • The Book Corner
    • Recipe From the Herbalist’s Corner
    • The Wildcrafted Cocktail: Make Your Own Foraged Syrups, Bitters, Infusions, and Garnishes

Download the 2019 Fall Newsletter


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 Discovery Days at Smith Property
  • The Book Corner
    • The Hidden Lives of Owls
    • Farming with Native Beneficial Insects

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2018 Fall Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Saving Edith and Paul Smith Property LCT and SVT Working Together
  • Annual Meeting ~ Eyes On Owls: Friday 11/16
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • LCT Volunteer Opportunities
  • Who Are These People? Over 100 Conservation Volunteers!
  • Hike at Oak Hill Conservation Land – recap
  • LCT Photo Contest and Littleton Little Town Tree Hunt info
  • Hartwell Family Memorial Forest Scavenger Hunt – recap
  • LCT Apple Mashing and Hand Pressing Cider by Children at the Littleton Country Fair
  • The Book Corner
    • Greywater Green Landscape by Laura Allen
    • The Encyclopedia of Animal Predators by Janet Vorwald Dohner

2018 Fall Newsletter


2018 Spring Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Let the Landscape Speak Event recap
  • The story of Fort Rock at Nashoba Woodlands
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • Social Life of Bears – Dr. Ben Kilham
  • Hidden Treasures Event at Nashoba Woodlands: Featuring Yapp and Cobb Families’ Conservation Areas
  • The Book Corner
    • Compact Farms: 15 Proven Plans for Market Farms on 5 Acres or Less by Josh Volk
    • Into the Nest: Intimate Views of the Courting, Parenting, and Family Lives of Familiar Birds by Laura Erickson & Marie Read

2018 Spring Newsletter


2017 Fall Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Bay Circuit Trail and Greenway
  • Annual Meeting with Multimedia Presentation
  • Cloverdale Awarded Boardwalk Grant
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • Calendar of Events
  • Renew Your Membership
  • Tribute to Art Lazarus
  • Invasive Aliens: Join the Resistance Part XIX Garlic Mustard Pulls
  • Littleton Little Town Tree Hunt
  • New Director of Land Stewardship: Jim O’Neil
  • The Book Corner
    • The Nashua River Canoe and Kayak Guide, including its tributaries: the Nissitissit, Squannacook, North Nashua, and Stillwater Rivers 6th edition, 2017, by Nashua River Watershed Association (NRWA) Staff

2017 Fall Newsletter


2017 Spring Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Boxes for Littleton’s Cavity Nesters: Ducks, Kestrels, Swallows, and Bluebirds
  • Please vote for Williams Land Acquisition (Article 21 at Annual Town Meeting)
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • Prouty Woods: A Family’s Legacy ~ Hidden Treasures Event
  • Owl Prowl and Other Adventures
  • The Book Corner
    • Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine: The Curious Stories of 43 Amazing North American Native Plants by Tammi Hartung
    • The Curious Nature Guide by Claire Walker Leslie

2017 Spring Newsletter


2016 Fall / Winter Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Encountering Otters on Long Lake.
  • Conservation Land Campaign and Urgent Need.
  • Gallery 529 to Host Charitable Art Benefit for LCT.
  • Littleton Conservation News.
  • Renew Your LCT Membership, Donate or Provide a Memorial Gift.
  • Owl Prowl and Other Adventures.
  • Cloverdale – An Ever Improving Landscape.
  • Nagog Hill Orchard at Nagog Pond Shoreline.
  • The Book Corner
    • 50 Ways to Save the Honey Bees by Scott Donahue.
    • Vitamin N – 500 Ways to Enrich the Health & Happiness of Your Family & Community by Richard Louv.

2016 Fall / Winter Newsletter


2016 Spring / Summer Newsletter

In this issue:

  • “Gifts of the Glacier” LCT Annual Meeting
  • Oak Hill Tophet Chasm – Littleton’s Grand Natural Wonder
  • LCTV Video On Demand – Virtual Walks and Local Geology
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • Upcoming Guided Walks
  • “Who Will Hold the Sky Up Now the Big Trees are Down?”
  • UNACC – Gugumij Native American Drummers
  • Earth Day Vernal Pool Exploration Thrilled All Ages
  • Remnants of Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory Site on Oak Hill
  • The Book Corner
    • Rural by Design: Planning for Town and Country, 2nd Edition by Randall Arendt — review repeated by request and relevant to upcoming Master Plan Visioning session.

2016 Spring / Summer Newsletter


2015 Fall / Winter Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Another Hidden Treasure
  • LCT Trustee Emeritus Virginia Sprong turns 100!
  • Sarah Doublet’s Nashoba Village – Hidden Treasure Event Recap
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • LCT Planning Outdoor Walks
  • COA Prime Time Trekkers’ Thursday afternoon walks
  • LCT welcomes David Allen as Assistant Treasurer
  • Tree Lore: The Black Birch
  • Eight Massachusetts Owls and “Citizen Science”
  • The Book Corner
    • Rural by Design: Planning for Town and Country, 2nd Edition by Randall Arendt — review by Don MacIver

2015 Fall / Winter Newsletter


2015 Spring Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Sarah Doublet’s Nashoba Village Hidden Treasure
  • Annual Meeting featuring “New England Wildlife”
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • LCT Seeking Volunteers
  • Wildlife Habitat Program Launched
  • LCT Guided Walks — Last Saturday of the Month
  • Portfolio of Invasive Alien Newsletter Articles
  • Invasive Aliens: Join the Resistance Part XVIII
  • Tree Lore: The Sassafras
  • CSA at Littleton Community Farm
  • Project BudBurst, SVT
  • Newsletter Archives Available Online
  • The Book Corner
    • Gaia’s Garden A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture (2nd edition) by Toby Hemenway — review by Kathy Stevens
    • The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds by Robert Gough & Cheryl Moore-Gough

Spring 2015 Newsletter


Fall 2014 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • New Year’s Day Open House for All by Don MacIver
  • Spring Programs Revisited: Backyard Bears by Gerry Cavallo
  • Snowplowers Needed: Adopt a Trailhead by Jim O’Neil
  • Littleton Conservation News
  • Winter Moth Survey by Mass Natural Resources Collaboration
  • Now accepting donations online by Scott Lewis
  • Invasive Aliens: Join the Resistance Part XVII by Rick Findlay
  • Tree Lore: The Pitch Pine
  • Exciting Times at Littleton Community Farm by Amy Lewis-Tarlow
  • The Book Corner
    • The Sugarmaker’s Companion: An Integrated Approach to Producing Syrup from Maple, Birch, and Walnut Trees by Michael Farrell — review by Kathy Stevens

Fall 2014 Newsletter


Spring 2014 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Eyes on Owls: Owls of the World by Don MacIver
  • Fourth Grade Field Trip to Nashoba Woodlands by Rick Findlay and Kathy Stevens
  • Littleton Conservation News compiled by Don MacIver
  • To Protect and To Observe by Dustin Nield
  • LCT Website Rejuvenated by Scott Lewis
  • Where is Cloverdale? by Jim O’Neil and Rick Findlay
  • Maintaining Existing Littleton Conservation Land by Art Lazarus
  • Seed Saving Workshop by Kate Kemmis McLoughlin
  • Suburban Foraging by Gerry Cavallo
  • Getting Along with Bears by Gerry Cavallo
  • Scott Lewis – New LCT Board Member
  • The Book Corner – reviews by Kathy Stevens
    • Preserving Wild Foods: A Modern Forager’s Recipes for Curing, Canning, Smoking and Pickling by Matthew Weingarten and Raquel Pelzel
    • Top Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health by Les Crowder and Heather Harrell

Spring 2014 Newsletter

 


Fall 2013 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • New Year’s Day (Jan. 1, 2014) Open House at NEFF Headquarters
  • George Lewis Award Bestowed on LCT’s Rick Findlay and Don MacIver
  • Littleton Conservation News by Don MacIver
  • SVT Releases New Comprehensive Regional Trail Guide
  • Two New Commemorative Benches Honoring Chris Hohenemser and Ray Grande by Rick Findlay
  • Aromatic Treats in the Woodlands by Art Lazarus
  • Cub Scout Hike on Oak Hill by Bill Brown
  • Littleton Community Farm’s First Educational Program: Why Protect Seed and Plant Diversity? By Amy Tarlow-Lewis, and Vera Cohen with contribution by Joy Reo
  • The Book Corner by Kathy Stevens
    • Hope Beneath Our Feet: Restoring Our Place in the Natural World edited by Martin Keough
    • Small Green Roofs: Low Tech Options for Greener Living by Nigel Dummet, Dusty Gedge, John Little, and Edmund C. Snodgrass

Fall 2013 Newsletter


Spring 2013 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • LCT Annual Meeting and Summer Solstice Sunset (June 22) on Wilderness Hill – Announcement
  • Preserving Church Meadows for Permanent Agricultural Use by Don MacIver
  • Littleton Conservation News by Don MacIver
  • Creating a Forest Opening at Sarah Doublet Forest by Art Lazarus
  • Watch Littleton Community Farm Grow – Announcement
  • Environmental Education for 4th Graders
  • In Memoriam – Marge Harvey – Announcement
  • Eagle Scout Award Conservation Projects, Ben Tessler – Newtown Hill Viewing Platform, Isaac Tessler – Fence at Yapp Community Gardens, Greg Thumith – Revitalization Whitetail Woods
  • Helen Boland’s 6th Grade Class Gardens
  • Prime Time Paddlers Launch 2nd Season
  • The Book Corner by Kathy Stevens
    • Civic Agriculture: Reconnecting Farm, Food, and Community by Thomas Lyson
    • Bring Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants by Douglas Tallamy

Spring 2013 Newsletter


Fall 2012 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Preserving Paradise – Gowing’s Swamp / Thoreau’s Bog, Cherrie Corey (Dr. Ed Bell Forum Announcement)
  • New Year’s Day Open House, Jan. 1, 2013 by Don MacIver
  • Littleton Conservation News by Don MacIver
  • Beaver Survey on Littleton Conservation Lands – Peter Church
  • A Tribute to Two Great Guys, Ray Grande and Charles Tirone by Art Lazarus
  • Updated Conservation Land Guide Available by Art Lazarus
  • Thank You to Land Stewards by Art Lazarus
  • Littleton Community Farm by Don MacIver
  • Holiday Bazaar – Announcement
  • Conservation Volunteers Always Needed – Announcement
  • Massachusetts Attracts an Unwelcome Visitor – Emerald Ash Borer by Peter Church
  • The Book Corner by Kathy Stevens
    • The Tree That Time Built: A Celebration of Nature, Science and Imagination by Mary Hoberman and Linda Winston
    • The Man Who planted Trees: Lost Groves, Champion Trees and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet by Jim Robbins

Fall 2012 Newsletter


Spring 2012 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • LCT Annual Meeting – Summer Solstice on Wilderness Hill by Don MacIver
  • Saving the Couper Farm by Rick Findlay
  • Littleton Conservation News by Don MacIver
  • Landscape Diversification Project by Art Lazarus
  • LCT Now on Facebook by Karen O’Neil
  • 50 Years Ago – Littleton Conservation Trust Beginnings by Henry S. Harvey, Founding Trustee
  • LCT Environmental Education for Seven Classes of 4th Graders by Don MacIver
  • Invasive Aliens-Join the Resistance, Part XVI……and pack your Smart Phone by Rick Findlay
  • Visit the Tirone Memorial Trail by Art Lazarus
  • The Book Corner by Kathy Stevens
    • Empire of the Beetle: How Human Folly and a Tiny Bug Are Killing North America’s Forests by Andrew Nikiforuk
    • Polar Bears: The Natural History of a Threatened Species by Ian Sterling

Spring 2012 Newsletter


Fall 2011 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Sacred Landscapes and Sacred Memories (Dr. Ed Bell Forum announcement)
  • Remembering Roger Conant by Henry Harvey, M.D.
  • Nashoba Wetlands by Art Lazarus
  • Fourth Graders Conduct Field Studies at Nashoba Woodlands by Don MacIver
  • Invasive Aliens-Join the Resistance, Part XV, Weed Control by Rick Findlay
  • LCT Holiday Bazaar, December 3 (Announcement)
  • The Book Corner by Kathy Stevens
    • Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent by Andrew Nikiforuk
    • A Blessing of Toads: A Gardener’s Guide to Living With Nature by Sharon Lovejoy

Fall 2011Newsletter


Spring 2011 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Cobb Land Celebration by Don MacIver
  • Green Exercise: A Walk in the Woods by J. Swartzberg, M.D.
  • The Showy Boulders by Art Lazarus
  • How the Littleton Conservation Trust was Founded by Henry S. Harvey
  • LCT Snowshoers on Wilderness Hill by Don MacIver
  • Invasive Aliens- Join the Resistance, Part XIV by Rick Findlay
  • LCT Annual Meeting (Announcement)
  • The Book Corner by Kathy Stevens
    • Nature Guide to the Northern Forest by Peter Marchand
    • Atlas of Rare Birds by Dominic Couzens

Spring 2011 Newsletter


Fall 2010 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Wildlands and Woodlands (Dr. Ed Bell forum announcement)
  • Remembering Carey Prouty by Don MacIver
  • Littleton Photo Contest and Gallery by Bill Brown
  • Town Meeting Approves Cobb Conservation Properties Acquisition by Don MacIver
  • Loops by Jack Apfelbaum
  • Grassland Restoration Project
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part XIII (Mile-a-minute vine) by Rick Findlay
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • GET OUT! 150 Ways For Kids and Grown-ups to Get Into Nature and Build a Greener Future by Judy Molland
    • Eaarth: Making Life On A Tough New Planet by Bill McKibben

Download the LCT Fall 2010 Newsletter in PDF format.


Spring 2010 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • A Special Place (the Cobb property) by Rick Findlay
  • Visit Littleton’s Historic “Mini” Quarry by Art Lazarus
  • Share Your Photos with Us by Bill Brown
  • Agriculture and You by Jack Apfelbaum, P.E.
  • Sign Up Now for Creature Camp by Rick Roth
  • Give Now for Prouty Woods by Rick Findlay
  • $10,000 Invasive Plant Cleanup by Rick Findlay
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part XII (Porcelain Berry) by Rick Findlay
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • Rewilding The World: Dispatches from The Conservation Revolution by Caroline Fraser
    • Our Choice: How We Can Solve The Climate Crisis by Al Gore

Spring 2010 Newsletter


Fall 2009 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • George and Lucy Yapp Conservation Land Officially Opened by Don MacIver
  • Caring for the Land by Art Lazarus
  • Save Those Great Photos! by Bill Brown
  • LCT Supports GACM Community Garden by Don MacIver
  • LCT Supports SVT and NEFF by Don MacIver
  • A Poor Way to Go Green by Henry S. Harvey, M.D.
  • LCT at the Littleton Country Fair by Don MacIver
  • Unique Holiday Gifts from the Littleton Agricultural Commission by Don MacIver
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part XI (Black Swallow-wort) by Rick Findlay
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate, Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming by Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch
    • What Can You Do With An Old Red Shoe? by Anna Alter
    • Owls of North America by wildlife and environmental writer Frances Backhouse

Fall 2009 Newsletter


Spring 2009 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • LCT Recommends No Zoning Change by Don MacIver
  • Today’s Farmers and How Local Communities Benefit (Dr. Ed Bell forum announcement)
  • Lucy’s Land Update by Rick Findlay
  • Witch Hazel— A Common Woodland Shrub with Uncommon Characteristics by Art Lazarus
  • The Exceptional Pine Siskin by Grant Marley
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part X (Garlic Mustard) by Rick Findlay
  • Why Local Agriculture? by Don MacIver
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
      • Girls Who Looked Under Rocks:The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists by Jeanne Atkins, Illustrated by Paula Conner
      • Salamander Rain: A Lake & Pond Journal Written and Illustrated by Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafina

Spring 2009 Newsletter


Fall 2008 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Save Lucy’s Land by Rick Findlay
  • Bike Path Enthusiasts Wanted by Rick Findlay
  • Save Those Great Photos! by Bill Brown
  • Rainforest Animals Educate and Entertain
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part IX (Autumn Olive) by Rick Findlay
  • Why Local Agriculture? by Don MacIver
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • Eco-Friendly Families by Helen Coronato
    • Community Gardening Edited by Ellen Kirby and Elizabeth Peters

Fall 2008 Newsletter


Spring 2008 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Wildlife of Fields, Streams, and Woods (annual meeting announcement)
  • Discover the lore of an ancient beech tree by Art Lazarus
  • Two new trails to be dedicated by Rick Findlay
  • What more can we do? by Henry Harvey, MD
  • Open Space, Cell Towers, and Roads by Don MacIver
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part VIII (Shrub Honeysuckle) by Rick Findlay
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • Civic Agriculture: Reconnecting Farm, Food and Community by Thomas A. Lyson
    • Small Wonders—Nature Education for Young Children by Linda Garrett and Hannah Thomas

Spring 2008 Newsletter


Fall 2007 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Stormy Weather by Jack Apfelbaum
  • Birds of Prey Visit Library by Don MacIver
  • Massachusetts “Ag Tag” Promotes Local Farming by Don MacIver
  • Trails Not Often Used by Henry Harvey, MD
  • Attacking the Invasive Plants on Conservation Land by Art Lazarus
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part VII (Norway Maple) by Rick Findlay
  • Make-your-own cider at the Country Fair by Don MacIver
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • Golden Wings and Hairy Toes: Encounters with New England’s Most Imperiled Wildlife by Todd McLeish
    • The Road Washed Out In Spring: A Poet’s Memoir of Living Off the Grid by Baron Wormser

Fall 2007 Newsletter


Spring 2007 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • The Invasive Alien Plant Crisis (annual meeting announcement)
  • The Littleton Green Action Group by Jack Apfelbaum
  • Prouty Woods Discovery Day by Art Lazarus
  • Guide to Conservation Land in Littleton – Update by Art Lazarus
  • The Community Preservation Act and Why It Is Critical to Littleton by Don MacIver
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part VI (Multifloral Rose) by Rick Findlay
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Forests North America by John Kricher and Gordon Morrison
    • Rainforest by Thomas Marent

Spring 2007 Newsletter


Fall 2006 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Restoring an Old Grasssland at Long Lake Park by Art Lazarus
  • The Power of Lightning by Art Lazarus
  • Save Money and Conserve Family Lands but Act Quickly by Don MacIver
  • What is the Permanent Fund? by Henry Harvey, MD
  • Attacking the Invasive Plants on Conservation Land by Art Lazarus
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part V (Buckthorn) by Rick Findlay
  • Book Review (by Kathy Stevens)
    • Life In The Undergrowth by David Attenborough

Fall 2006 Newsletter


Spring 2006 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Envisioning the Future: Strategies for Retaining Small Town Character (annual meeting announcement)
  • Annual canoe trip announcement by Steve Sussman
  • Developing an Ethic of Land Stewardship by Stephen Long (reprint)
  • Thank you to Our Active Members
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part IV (Japanese Barberry) by Rick Findlay
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • A Blessing of Toads: A Gardener’s Guide to Living With Nature by Sharon Lovejoy
    • Discovering Moths: Nighttime Jewels in Your Own Backyard by John Himmelman

Spring 2006 Newsletter


Fall 2005 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Great Walking in Littleton by Henry Harvey, M.D.
  • Explore the Cobb Memorial Trail by Art Lazarus
  • Changes to the LCT Board of Trustees
  • Coping with All Terrain Vehicles on Conservation Land by Art Lazarus
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part III (Oriental Bittersweet) by Rick Findlay
  • Why are Multiple Moose Not Meese? by Jeff Menzigian
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • Suburban Safari: A Year in the Lawn by Hannah Holmes
    • Drawn to Nature by Clare Walker Leslie

Fall 2005 Newsletter


Spring 2005 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • The Stonewall Initiative: Conserving New England’s Stone Wall Heritage presented by Professor Robert Thorson (annual meeting announcement)
  • Annual canoe trip announcement by Steve Sussman
  • Thank you to Our Active Members
  • Thank You to Our Volunteers by Doreen Morse
  • A Rarely-visited Conservation Area by Art Lazarus
  • The Trust is Growing Up by Henry Harvey, MD
  • Invasive Aliens — Join the Resistance, Part II (Burning Bush) by Rick Findlay
  • Spring 2005 Activities
  • Book Reviews:
    • A Natural History of Ferns by Robbin C. Moran (Review by Doreen Morse)
    • Exploring Stone Walls: A Field Guide to New England’s Stone Walls by Robert M. Thorson (Review by Don MacIver)

Spring 2005 Newsletter


Spring 2004 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Saving Land Lowers Taxes: The Economic Benefits of Open Space and Your Local Tax Rate by Robert Levite, Esq
  • Alaska Wilderness: An Incredible Journey into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (annual meeting announcement)
  • How Saving Local Conservation Land Impacts Littleton’s Taxes by Don MacIver
  • The Coyotes Are In Town by Art Lazarus
  • Please Remember the Littleton Conservation Trust in Your Will
  • Birds of Prey Program a Success
  • Book Reviews:
    • Stirring the Mud on Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination by Barbara Hurd (Review by Doreen Morse)
    • Chased by The Light a 90-Day Journey by Jim Brandenburg (Review by Rick Findlay)

Spring 2004 Newsletter


Fall 2003 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Prouty Woods Community Forest — A Success Story by Don MacIver
  • New Conservation Land Acquisition for the Trust (Cobb Property) by Art Lazarus
  • Littleton’s Local Farms by Kathy Stevens
  • Book Reviews:
    • Believing Cassandra: An Optimist Looks at a Pessimist’s World by Alan Atkisson (Review by Kathy Stevens)
    • Seeing Nature . . . Deliberate Encounters with the Visible World by Paul Krafel (Review by Doreen Morse)

Fall 2003 Newsletter


Spring 2003 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Dr. Ed Bell Forum Featuring: Benjamin Kilham, Author of the Best Selling Book Among the Bears: Raising Orphan Cubs in the Wild
  • Who’s Watching You?
  • Preserving Littleton’s Agricultural Heritage by Julie Wormser and Rick Findlay
  • Another Reason to Preserve Farmland by Grant Marley
  • Our New England Stone Walls by Art Lazarus
  • LCT: A Historical Note by Henry Harvey, MD
  • LCT Spring 2003 Programs
  • Littleton’s Local Farms by Kathy Stevens
  • Book Reviews:
    • Inland Fishes of Massachusetts by Karsten E. Hartel, David B. Halliwell and Alan E. Launer (Review by Doreen Morse)
    • The Blooming Lawn: Creating a Flower Meadow by Yvette Verner (Review by Kathy Stevens)

Spring 2003 Newsletter


Fall 2002 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Now That Days Are Colder by Doreen Morse
  • Living With Our Wild Neighbors by Kathy Stevens
  • Littleton Trails Updates by Art Lazarus
  • Book Reviews (by Kathy Stevens):
    • Solving Sprawl: Models of Smart Growth In Communities Across America by F. Kaid Benfield, Jutka Terris and Nancy Vorsanger
    • Aldo Leopold A Fierce Green Fire: An Illustrated Biography by Marybeth Lorbiecki

Fall 2002 Newsletter