"The marsh, to him who enters it in a receptive mood, holds, besides mosquitoes and stagnation, melody, the mystery of unknown waters, and the sweetness of Nature undisturbed by man."

~ Charles William Beebe (1877-1962),
Log of the Sun, 1906 

Youth Conservation helps Highland Woods

On July 24th seven members of the Youth Conservation League (YCL) joined land stewards Garry Plunkett, Jean Paul Forcier, Wayne Browning, and Chris Clarendon to remove invasive plants along the trails of Highland Woods.  highland woods invasives1
Throughout the summer the team moves to sites throughout the state to help local conservationists improve the health of preserved properties.highlandwoodsYCL

Climbing Pocasset Ridge - Land Trust Days Event

On Saturday August 11 from 9am to 12noon join the Tiverton Open Space Commission, The Nature Conservancy, and Tiverton Land Trust for an exploration of the varied habitats at the Pocasset Ridge Conservation Area. From the cardinal flowers in the lowlands, to overlooking treetops from the “cliff,” this walk is sure to be a delight!  See flyer here


URI Cooperative Extension Water Quality Program in Little Compton

For Immediate Release

For More Information: Alyson McCann (401)-874-5398  Alyson@uri.edu

KINGSTON, R.I. April 24, 2019 –In Rhode Island, private well owners are responsible for testing and maintaining the quality of their own well water. In order to provide residents with information on private well water testing, treatment, and maintenance, water quality experts from URI will hold a free program on Monday, May 13, 2019 from 6:00–7:00 PM at the Little Compton Community Center, 34 Commons, Little Compton, RI.

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