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

Oct
20
Sat
10:00 am Dudley Barrows Bridge Hauling @ Community Nursery School
Dudley Barrows Bridge Hauling @ Community Nursery School
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Property steward Barb Russo reports that a wetland crossing on the eastern end of the White Trail is in desperate need of bridging, and over the summer Peter Johnson has constructed the two (a 16ft[...]
Oct
23
Tue
1:00 pm Fourth Baby and Me Hike @ Lower Moose Hill near Landon's Way
Fourth Baby and Me Hike @ Lower Moose Hill near Landon's Way
Oct 23 @ 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.[...]
Nov
3
Sat
10:00 am The Cairn and the Cave Hike @ Three Corners Road
The Cairn and the Cave Hike @ Three Corners Road
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join GLCT President David Grigsby on this scenic loop that includes “The Missing Piece”. There are some rocky climbs and descents. Meet at the Three Corners Road entrance. Rain date of Nov. 4th. Please meet[...]
Dec
4
Tue
6:30 pm Bear Talk @ Guilford Free Library
Bear Talk @ Guilford Free Library
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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 bear[...]