Calendar

Sep
26
Sat
Work Party @ Phil and Ginny Leach Wildlife Sanctuary
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Work Party @ Phil and Ginny Leach Wildlife Sanctuary

WORK PARTY – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
Location: Phil and Ginny Leach Wildlife Sanctuary, corner of Woodland Lane and Ridgewood Road
Directions:  from South Main St., left on Locust St., right on Raeburn Dr., left on Woodland Lane
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
Rain date: Saturday, October 3

Tasks:
— Clearing brush along trails
— Installing sign post

Tools needed will include:
–Loppers, pruning saws, hedge shears, and other pruning tools
–Weed whackers
–Leaf rakes
–Shovels
–Tarps to bundle and move brush
We will have some tools, but bring what you have.

If you can help, we need to know in advance, so please contact us. We will limit the MAXIMUM size of each crew to 10 people.

We will follow these COVID-19 precautions:
— Everyone on the crew must agree to wear a MASK.
— Everyone on the crew must agree to maintain a 6-FOOT DISTANCE from each other.
— These are precautions that naturally require teamwork and mutual respect among everyone on the crew. We hope you agree.
— Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Bring your own:
— face mask (required)
— work gloves
— water
— insect repellent (important due to West Nile Virus being detected in mosquitoes locally)
— sunscreen, if desired

Socks and long pants are recommended for protection in areas with thorny briars or poison ivy.

Any cancellations due to weather will be posted on this website

Oct
3
Sat
Fall Clean-Up @ Colman Reservation
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
A work party/clean-up will be held at the Colman Reservation and Vaughan Memorial Forest on Saturday, October 3.
As in previous work parties, we will follow these COVID-19 precautions:
— If you can help, please let us know in advance. We will limit the MAXIMUM size of each crew to 10 people.
— Everyone on the crew must agree to wear a MASK.
— Everyone on the crew must agree to maintain a 6-FOOT DISTANCE from each other.
— These are precautions that naturally require teamwork and mutual respect among everyone on the crew. We hope you agree.
— Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Bring your own:
— face mask (required)
— work gloves
— water
— insect repellent
IF YOU CAN ATTEND, PLEASE CONTACT US: http://attleborolandtrust.org/contact/
Any cancellations due to weather will be posted on this website.
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WORK PARTY – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3
Location: COLMAN RESERVATION and VAUGHAN MEMORIAL FOREST
Directions: Meet at the Colman Reservation parking lot on Steere Street
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
Rain date: Saturday, October 10
Tasks:
— Picking up trash along the street
— Clearing brush along trails and around parking area
— Repairing fence
Tools needed will include:
–Chain saws
–Shovels
–Loppers, pruning saws, hedge shears, and other pruning tools
–Weed whackers/brush trimmers
–Leaf rakes
–Tarps to bundle and move brush
We will have some tools, but bring what you have.
Oct
9
Fri
Big Read Virtual Mythology Scavenger Hunt @ Leach Sanctuary
Oct 9 – Oct 18 all-day

The Attleboro Land Trust is again hosting an event for families as part of the annual Big Read program of the Attleboro Public Library.  This year, the entire community is reading the book Circe by Madeline Miller.  The event will be a Scavenger Hunt to find hidden gods and goddesses from the book using the free Goose Chase EDU smartphone app.  The event will be held from October 9 through October 18, from dawn to dusk, at the Phil and Ginny Leach Wildlife Sanctuary.

Stay tuned for a link to download the free Goose Chase app.

Oct
23
Fri
Work Party @ Colman Reservation
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

On Friday, Oct. 23, there will be a work party at the Colman Reservation on Steere Street from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.  Help is needed to scrape and repaint two signs and to put up a new sign.

NOTE:  A water main is being installed on Steere Street.  If you can’t approach the site from the Park Street end of Steere Street, you may have to go around to the other end (Pike Ave.).

Tools needed will include:
–Paint scrapers
–Step ladders
–Shovels

We will have some tools, but bring what you have.

— If you can help, please let us know in advance.  We will limit the MAXIMUM size of the crew to 10 people.
— Everyone on the crew must agree to wear a MASK.
— Everyone on the crew must agree to maintain a 6-FOOT DISTANCE from each other.
— Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Bring your own:
— face mask (required)
— work gloves
— water

Any cancellations due to weather will be posted on this website.

Oct
24
Sat
Work Party @ O'Donnell Nature Preserve
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

On Saturday, Oct. 24, there will be a work party at the O’Donnell Nature Preserve on Bishop Street from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Help is needed to clear brush along a trail that is under development

Parking:  Finberg Field parking lot on Bishop Street

Tools needed will include:
–Loppers, pruning shears, pruning saws, and other pruning tools
–String trimmers
–Brush cutters

We will have some tools, but bring what you have.
Durable work clothes are recommended for protection from briers with sharp thorns.

— If you can help, please let us know in advance.  We will limit the MAXIMUM size of the crew to 10 people.
— Everyone on the crew must agree to wear a MASK.
— Everyone on the crew must agree to maintain a 6-FOOT DISTANCE from each other.
— Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Bring your own:
— face mask (required)
— work gloves
— water

Any cancellations due to weather will be posted on this website.

Nov
17
Tue
31st Annual Meeting via Zoom
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm

The public is invited.  Complete details here:  http://attleborolandtrust.org/31st-annual-meeting-on-november-17/

Dec
11
Fri
Leaf Raking Party @ Larson Woodland
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This Friday, Dec. 11, there will be a leaf raking work party at Larson Woodland from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.

Tools needed:
–Lawn rakes
–Tarps

We will have some tools, but bring what you have.

As in previous work parties, we will follow these COVID-19 precautions:
— If you can help, please let us know in advance. We will limit the MAXIMUM size of the crew to 10 people.
— Everyone on the crew must agree to wear a MASK.
— Everyone on the crew must agree to maintain a 6-FOOT DISTANCE from each other.
— Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Bring your own:
— face mask (required)
— work gloves
— water

Any cancellations due to weather will be posted on this website.

IF YOU CAN ATTEND THIS WORK PARTY, PLEASE CONTACT US.

Feb
15
Mon
Snowshoe with Your Kids! @ Deborah and Roger Richardson Nature Preserve
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Reservations required to attend and to reserve snowshoes which may be borrowed for free. Pamphlets containing the trail map will be provided along with clearly marked trails. The duration of your stay should be about an hour so as not to overlap with the next group. Our snowshoes are only designed for kids up to age 10 so please keep that in mind when signing up. If you are bringing your own snowshoes (or not planning on snowshoeing), you still need to fill out the form. We only have two pairs of adult snowshoes but we welcome the adults/parents to walk the property with their kids even without snowshoes. We will be there to assist with putting them on so don’t be shy!
The address for the preserve is 577B Wilmarth Street, Attleboro MA or easily found by searching for it on Google Maps. Please visit our website for trail maps and/or directions for the Deborah and Roger Richardson Nature Preserve.
With the pandemic still around, we all must do our part to protect one another. With that in mind, there are a limited number of spots for this event based on snowshoe availability and the pandemic. We are taking Covid-19 precautions and must limit the capacity of the event. We require face masks for all participants which cover the nose and mouth. Social distancing is required when interacting with folks outside of the pod that you come to the event with. Thanks for understanding and adhering to these rules! Come enjoy the snow and sunny weather!
If you have any questions or requests for this event, feel free to email us at evanfosterALT@gmail.com.
Snowshoe with Your Kids! @ Deborah and Roger Richardson Nature Preserve
Feb 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Reservations required to attend and to reserve snowshoes which may be borrowed for free. Pamphlets containing the trail map will be provided along with clearly marked trails. The duration of your stay should be about an hour. Our snowshoes are only designed for kids up to age 10 so please keep that in mind when signing up. If you are bringing your own snowshoes (or not planning on snowshoeing), you still need to fill out the form. We only have two pairs of adult snowshoes but we welcome the adults/parents to walk the property with their kids even without snowshoes. We will be there to assist with putting them on so don’t be shy!
The address for the preserve is 577B Wilmarth Street, Attleboro MA or easily found by searching for it on Google Maps. Please visit our website for trail maps and/or directions for the Deborah and Roger Richardson Nature Preserve.
With the pandemic still around, we all must do our part to protect one another. With that in mind, there are a limited number of spots for this event based on snowshoe availability and the pandemic. We are taking Covid-19 precautions and must limit the capacity of the event. We require face masks for all participants which cover the nose and mouth. Social distancing is required when interacting with folks outside of the pod that you come to the event with. Thanks for understanding and adhering to these rules! Come enjoy the snow and sunny weather!
If you have any questions or requests for this event, feel free to email us at evanfosterALT@gmail.com.
Feb
28
Sun
Nature Scavenger Hunt with the Attleboro Land Trust @ Deborah and Roger Richardson Nature Preserve
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Nature Scavenger Hunt with the Attleboro Land Trust @ Deborah and Roger Richardson Nature Preserve

Please join the Attleboro Land Trust on Sunday (2/28) between 11am-2pm for an amazing scavenger hunt activity at the Deborah and Roger Richardson Nature Preserve. Please make sure that everyone in your party is registered for the event below. There will be print out copies of the scavenger hunt along with a downloadable option for your phone. This an opportunity to get your kids outside and learning new things about the natural world. Pamphlets containing the trail map will be provided along with clearly marked trails so do not worry if you have not visited the property before. The duration of your stay should be about an hour so as not to overlap with the next group.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C4EACAA29A6F4C34-scavenger

The address for the preserve is 577B Wilmarth Street, Attleboro MA or easily found by searching for it on Google Maps. Please visit our website for trail maps and/or directions for the preserve: http://attleborolandtrust.org/richardson/

With the pandemic still around, we all must do our part to protect one another. With that in mind, there are a limited number of spots for this event. We require face masks for all participants which cover the nose and mouth. Social distancing is required when interacting with folks outside of the pod that you come to the event with. Thanks for understanding and adhering to these rules! Come enjoy the snow and sunny weather!

If you have any questions or requests for this event, feel free to email us at evanfosterALT@gmail.com
If you would like to volunteer for the land trust, please email us at: attleborolandtrust@gmail.com
If you would like to donate, please visit: http://attleborolandtrust.org/donate/