Guilford Land Trust Protects 12 Acres on Bluff Head

The Guilford Land Conservation Trust (GLCT) took another step toward preserving Totoket Mountain – the ridge that ends at Bluff Head – with the purchase in October of 12 acres in the northwest corner of Guilford, along the top of the ridge. The parcel had been one of GLCT’s highest priorities for years, as it […]

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In 2016 we: Led 18 hikes and children’s explorations of Guilford’s natural treasures, Hosted a demonstration of the historic Sperry cider mill on River Street, Replaced and updated 8 kiosks, Replaced 1,000’ of plank walk in Westwoods and the Kampmeyer Preserve, Marked 25 miles of GLCT property boundaries, Redesigned and updated the Westwoods Trails Map, […]

Spring 2017 Walk Card

Our Spring Walk Card, a handy reminder for your fridge, has our guided walks from April 4th to June 24th. We will be posting more info on our event calendar as well. Hope to see you and your friends/family on a spring walk! Download the Spring … [Read More...]

Upcoming Events

Sep
30
Sat
10:00 am Installing Plastic Blazes on Red... @ Dunk Rock Road trailhead
Installing Plastic Blazes on Red... @ Dunk Rock Road trailhead
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
On this first work party of the 2017 trail season we’ll continuing our Westwoods blazing work on the western end of the Red Rectangle Trail. As on previous work parties, Paul will bring all the[...]
Oct
4
Wed
10:00 am Big Maple Guided Walk @ Granite Road kiosk
Big Maple Guided Walk @ Granite Road kiosk
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
The Big Maple property is a lowland area of about 31 acres, filling the cleft between the prominent Moose Hill and the less known Chestnut Hill. Through this lowland flows the Chestnut Branch of Hoadley[...]
Oct
6
Fri
10:00 am Installing Plastic Blazes on Red... @ Dunk Rock Road trailhead
Installing Plastic Blazes on Red... @ Dunk Rock Road trailhead
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
We expect to pick up where we left off on the Orange Trail, just below the Blue Rectangle Trail. On this first work party of the 2017 trail season we’ll continue our Westwoods blazing work[...]
Oct
9
Mon
1:00 pm Columbus Day Family Friendly Hike @ Bluff Head parking lot
Columbus Day Family Friendly Hike @ Bluff Head parking lot
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
GLCT advisor Heather Allore (203-494-3886) will lead this elementary-school-aged kid friendly hike. Start at Bluff Head parking lot, take the gentler trail and stop at an old cemetery and stream bed to look for water[...]
Oct
15
Sun
3:00 pm Installing Plastic Blazes on Red... @ 3 Corners Road trailhead
Installing Plastic Blazes on Red... @ 3 Corners Road trailhead
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
More of the same, but from a more southern location, so we can work on the middle of the Orange Trail. We’ll continuing our Westwoods blazing work on the western end of the Red Rectangle[...]