In every walk with nature one receives far more than (s)he seeks.

~ John Muir 

Bat Boxes donated by Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts in Tiverton build Bat Boxes for Pardon Gray

The Tiverton/ Little Compton Cub Scouts, Pack 10, present their Bat Boxes to the Tiverton Land Trust, with TLT President Eric Watne.

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Exploring Pocasset Ridge

"Extensive and Impenetrable Forest"  Such are the notations on a map of Narragansett Bay that was issued in 1820 by Army Corps engineers for the United States Topographical Bureau, the agency that would go on to produce the maps that opened the way to the American West.

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Tiverton's Timber Rattlesnakes, Fact and Fiction

Timber rattlesnakes may be gone from Tiverton, but their lore lives on. Tiverton was the last known refuge of these impressive reptiles in Rhode Island. Their habitat was an area bordered by Bulgarmarsh, Brayton,  Lafayette,  and Main Roads, as well as in the woods south of Lafayette Road -- in short, along Pocasset Ridge.  Eastern timber rattlesnakes are relatively timid and do not rattle or strike unless disturbed. They bask on sunny, rock-strewn slopes and hunt from May to October.

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