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 […]

How to Help GLCT Purchase Westwoods ‘Missing Piece’

From the Guilford Courier… Fifty years after Guilford Land Conservation Trust (GLCT) first began conserving the woodlands that have created Westwoods, the non-profit, all-volunteer organization is closing in on purchasing the final “Missing Piece”—and they need your help. “This is the last 30 acres,” says David C. Grigsby, GLCT president and leader of the charge […]

Black Bears in CT

December 4th, 6:30-8 pm at the Guilford Library. Join Jason Hawley, Wildlife Biologist with the State of Connecticut, to learn about the natural history of bears in CT, bear biology, current research by DEEP and the dos and don'ts of living in … [Read More...]

Upcoming Events

Sep
29
Sat
10:00 am Jared Eliot Tree Clearing @ Jared Eliot @ Mulberry Point
Jared Eliot Tree Clearing @ Jared Eliot @ Mulberry Point
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Over the summer we received a trail report from Laura Malis noting the remains of a campfire and the obstruction of a large tree on the Orange Trail towards the western side of the property.[...]
Oct
2
Tue
9:00 am East River Preserve Hike @ Clapboard Hill Road across from the riding stables
East River Preserve Hike @ Clapboard Hill Road across from the riding stables
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Join GLCT member Kristen Miller (203-907-7264) for a brisk fall hike. The hike begins in the East River Preserve and leads up into Eastwoods and then loops back into the Preserve. The terrain is intermediate[...]
1:00 pm First Baby and Me Hike @ Jared Eliot Preserve
First Baby and Me Hike @ Jared Eliot Preserve
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Let’s get outdoors with our little ones. Join GLCT members Dana Schutz (203-506-1802) and little Pippa for some fresh air and conversation. This group is for young children who ride in backpacks and their caregivers.[...]
Oct
6
Sat
11:00 am The White Squeeze Hike – Westwoo... @ Sam Hill Road
The White Squeeze Hike – Westwoo... @ Sam Hill Road
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come and enjoy an adventurous hike with GLCT Vice President John DellaVentura (203-871-9896) and GLCT Director Spencer Meyer. We will follow Loop 4 with the added addition of the White Square trail, so that the[...]
Oct
9
Tue
1:00 pm Second Baby and Me Hike @ Lower Moose Hill near Landon's Way
Second Baby and Me Hike @ Lower Moose Hill near Landon's Way
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Let’s get outdoors with our little ones. Join GLCT members Dana Schutz (203-506-1802) and little Pippa for some fresh air and conversation. This group is for young children who ride in backpacks and their caregivers.[...]