Guilford’s Big Maple Preserve

One of my favorite things to do when I was a kid skating at the local pond was to get on my hands and knees and peer into the suspended animation of leaves, frozen air bubbles, moss-covered branches and rocks entombed in the ice. It was like looking into a world in clear amber. Read […]

Productive Rain Date Botanical Hike

Ted Mankovich and Lauren Brown led a successful hike on Sunday May 13 after rain postponed it from Saturday. The above is a bit strange because it is the Rock Polypody fern growing on a tree rather than its favored rock surface. It was quite the learning experience with the following species identified. Common Latin […]

Where’s Your Walden

Following Thoreau’s Example of Finding a Local Refuge in Nature With UConn Professor, Robert Thorson Sunday, June 3, 4:00 at the Guilford Community Center Many of us are familiar with Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, where Henry David … [Read More...]

Upcoming Events

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10:00 am Westwoods National Trails Day Hike
Westwoods National Trails Day Hike
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Spend National Trails Day in Westwoods exploring the 3 most recent GLCT acquisitions, including The Missing Piece.  GLCT director, Bill Bloss (203-457-9253) and Guilford First Selectman, Matt Hoey, will lead a two-hour hike across streams[...]
1:00 pm Tree Work at Nut Plains Cindy Lane @ Cindy Lane
Tree Work at Nut Plains Cindy Lane @ Cindy Lane
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
At the April WWTC meeting, Frank Ferro reported a number of trees on white circle trail that need to be removed. He suspects that there is more work to be had on the other trails,[...]
4:00 pm ANNUAL MEETING: Where’s Your Wal... @ Nathanael B Greene Community Center
ANNUAL MEETING: Where’s Your Wal... @ Nathanael B Greene Community Center
Jun 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Annual Meeting: Where’s Your Walden? Speaker: Robert Thorson, author of The Guide to Walden Pond, Connecticut Stone by Stone, and many other books. Guilford Community Center