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Napatree Point Family Beach Exploration

Napatree Point Conservation Area Fort Road, Westerly, RI, United States

***See registration instructions below!*** The Watch Hill Conservancy is excited to host a FREE Family Beach Exploration program at 1:00 pm on Sunday, September 18th, 2022, in the Napatree Point Conservation Area. Participants will join a Napatree Naturalist to learn about the different organisms found along the shores of Napatree. Participants will also assist with seine[.....]

First Day of Fall Evening Walk at Fort Refuge with Audubon Society of RI

1443 Providence Pike 1443 Providence Pike, North Smithfield, RI, us

***See registration instructions below!*** Come to Fort Wildlife Refuge for a relaxing evening walk. Enjoy the quiet and gentle sounds of early fall in the fields and woods. Dress for the weather and walking on forest trails. COST $10.00 per Member Adult $5.00 per Member Child $12.00 per Non member Adult $7.00 per Non Member[.....]

New Trail at Klutz Woodland/Sprague Farm

162 Joe Sweet Rd 162 Joe Sweet Rd, Chepachet, RI, us

This month the Coleman Trail in the Klutz Woodland section of the 1200 acre Sprague Farm was completed and marked. Come and explore the newest trails made by Glocester Land Trust Volunteers in the past year. Wear sturdy walking shoes as there is some rough terrain, perhaps water/mud, and a few steep slopes. Total length is[.....]

Harvest Fair at Norman Bird Sanctuary

Norman Bird Sanctuary 583 3rd Beach Rd, Middletown, Rh, us

For over 45 years, the Norman Bird Sanctuary's annual Harvest Fair attracted visitors from far and wide for a celebration of the harvest season. This award-winning event is a fall favorite in New England. Challenge friends to a sack race, compete in the Home & Garden Competition, peruse the Crafter’s Tent, enjoy live music, and[.....]

Hiking the Mill Pond Preserve: History, Botany, and a Few Surprises

Mill Pond Preserve 4968 S County Trail, Charlestown, RI

***Registration for this event is now closed!*** Join Charlestown Land Trust Board Members Bill McCusker and Keith Killingbeck for a leisurely hike in the Charlestown Land Trust’s Mill Pond Preserve. Initially, the Preserve functioned as a fish hatchery, but that is no longer in operation. The hatchery and the plants of the Preserve will be the[.....]

Go Fly a Kite! @ Jacob’s Point

Jacobs Point Jacobs Point Rd, Warren, RI, United States

GO FLY A KITE! Join the Warren Land Conservation Trust for the 4th annual kite flying event. Drop in anytime between from 1pm-4pm! You can use one of the Land Trust’s kites or bring your own. This beach looking over the Warren River has a steady on-shore breeze for just about any kind of kite.[.....]

Harvest Market with the Tiverton Land Trust

Pardon Gray Preserve Trailhead Parking 3460 Main Rd, Tiverton, RI, us

The Tiverton Land Trust and the Tiverton Farmers Market are collaborating to bring you a Fabulous Fall Pop-up Market. Artisanal foods, food trucks, makers, artists, live music, guided tours and more. This is a kid-friendly event. Dogs are allowed, but must be leashed. Rain date is October 23rd, 2022. Save on parking and skip the line[.....]

Fungi In The Forest — A Mushroom Exploration

Johnston Johnston, RI, us

***Registration for this event is now full!*** Join the Northern Rhode Island Conservation District on Tuesday, October 18 to learn about common local fungi and their importance to our forested ecosystems. Please note that this is not a foraging/collecting walk, but a chance to learn about and enjoy fungi in their native environment. Our walk will[.....]

Providence Birding Adventure

North Burial Ground 5 Branch Ave, Providence, RI, us

Join naturalists from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Providence Parks Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership for a free bird walk in Providence on Thursday, October 20, from 9:30-10:30 am. We are meeting at North Burial Ground, a lovely green space near the heart of the city. There is a pond and the Moshassuck River[.....]

Autumn Nature Hike with ALT

Gardner Seveney Sports Complex 110-298 Linden Ln, Portsmouth, RI, us

***See registration instructions below!*** Join the Aquidneck Land Trust for an autumn nature hike on the ALT-conserved Sakonnet Greenway Trail! This is a free event, but registration is required. REGISTER HERE.

Guided Hike at the Alewife Brook Trail with Town of South Kingstown Parks & Rec

Wordens Pond Road Wordens Pond Rd, South Kingstown, RI, us

Join South Kingstown’s Natural Resource Officer / Harbormaster Mike Stach on a guided fall foliage hike on the beautiful Alewife Brook Trail. The one-mile trail loops through a 43-acre property acquired from the Rhode Island Boy Scouts, with funding from the Town of South Kingstown, RI Dept. of Environmental Management, and the Nature Conservancy. Free,[.....]

Richmond’s Wild Neighbors: Fishers and Other Critters

1168 Main St 1168 Main St, Richmond, RI, us

Join the Richmond Rural Preservation Land Trust for a fascinating presentation about Richmond’s Wild Neighbors on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 6 pm Richmond Community Center, 1168 Main Street, Wyoming, RI, 2nd Floor. Laken Ganoe, a URI Gradute Student taking part in the RI Fisher Project, will discuss her findings from a three-year project to[.....]

Turkey Trot with Charlestown Land Trust

Patricia Sprague Forest Preserve Railroad Ave, Charlestown, RI

Let's walk off that Thanksgiving feast! Meet us on Friday, November 25 at 10:00 AM at the Patricia Sprague Preserve for a casual, social 1.2-mile walk in the woods. Please bring sturdy shoes and orange vest/hat. This walk is part of the Land Trust Days sponsored by the RI Land Trust Council. The property is[.....]

Day After Thanksgiving Walk with Barrington Land Conservation Trust

Johannis Farm Barrington, RI, us

***See registration instructions below!*** Get outside with family and friends on Nov. 25, the day after Thanksgiving. Experience Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve, a property owned and managed by the Barrington Land Conservation Trust that is not normally open to the public. Johannis will be open from 11 am to 1 pm. Arrive anytime during these[.....]

New Trail: Woodward Rock at Sprague Farm

Sprague Farm Glocester Land Trust Trailhead Pine Orchard Rd, Chepachet, RI, us

New trails to explore at the 1200 acre Glocester Land Trust Sprague Farm. The easy walk will be about three miles long. The ground is a bit uneven so do wear sturdy shoes or lightweight hiking boots. It is hunting season so please wear an orange vest or hat. If you don't have one, blaze orange[.....]

Walk to Garrison House Acres Preserve with Narrow River Land Trust

95 Middlebridge Rd 95 Middlebridge Rd, Narragansett, RI, us

Registration required. Please register here. The Narrow River Land Trust will host a "Walk to Garrison House Acres Preserve" in Middlebridge. Nick Ernst from United States Fish & Wildlife Service will lead the walk and discuss the Narrow River salt marsh. The walk starts at 10am on Saturday, September 16 at the Middlebridge Educational Area, 95[.....]

Scientific Strolls: The Plants of Napatree

Napatree Point Conservation Area Fort Road, Westerly, RI, United States

Due to weather, this event has been rescheduled from September 16th to October 7th. Registration required. Please register here. The Watch Hill Conservancy and The Napatree Science Advisors are thrilled to invite you to celebrate a decade of stewardship with a guided tour led by Napatree Science Advisors, Dr. Keith Killingbeck and Hope Leeson. Dr. Killingbeck[.....]

Scientific Strolls: Little Narragansett Bay

Napatree Point Conservation Area Fort Road, Westerly, RI, United States

Due to weather, this event has been rescheduled from September 23rd to September 30th. Registration required. Please register here. Join The Watch Hill Conservancy for an exciting educational program celebrating a decade of stewardship in the beautiful Napatree Point Conservation Area. Led by Napatree Science Advisors, Dr. Peter August and Alan Desbonett, this guided tour offers[.....]

Guided Trail Walk with North Smithfield Land Trust

Booth Pond Conservation Area Trailhead North Smithfield, RI, us

The North Smithfield Land Trust will offer a guided walk of the Booth Pond Conservation Area. The conservation area totals 130 acres and includes the pond, surrounding wetlands and upland forest. The first half of the walk to see the pond is of moderate difficulty, and for those not interested in continuing further, we will return[.....]

Forest Health Walk & Talk with Hopkinton Land Trust

101 Tomaquag Rd 101 Tomaquag Rd, Ashaway, RI, us

Due to weather, this event has been rescheduled from September 30th to October 1st. Registration required. Please register by emailing Come join the Hopkinton Land Trust for a walk & talk about forest health at Crown Farm Preserve. We will discuss forest health matters such as invasive species, beneficials and climate with trustee and[.....]

Wednesday Walks at Norman Bird Sanctuary

Norman Bird Sanctuary 583 3rd Beach Rd, Middletown, Rh, us

Stretch your legs, get some fresh air, and end the day with a walk in nature. Join the Norman Bird Sanctuary on an exploration of trails during a free guided walk every Wednesday afternoon. Norman Bird Sanctuary offers seven miles of unique trails that meander throughout a diverse array of habitats and ecosystems. Learn to spot[.....]

Guided Hike at the DuVal Trail System with South Kingstown Land Trust

DuVal Trail Head South Kingstown, RI, us

Registration required. Please register here. Explore the South Kingstown Land Trust’s “crown jewel” trail system in the fall foliage as a part of RI Land Trust Days! You’ll hike through diverse habitat lined with historical stonewalls on your way to Bull’s Head Pond. You’ll be on the lookout for migratory birds and other wildlife as[.....]

Casey Farm Market

Casey Farm 2325 Boston Neck Road, Saunderstown, RI

The Casey Farm Market offers high quality, locally grown and produced goods, produce, and food. Join us at this weekly event where friends and locals shop, support their local farmers and small business owners, gather, and enjoy the community. Walking trails and guided farm tours are available during the market. Guided tours of the barnyard and[.....]

Fungal Foray with Westerly Land Trust

Wahaneeta Preserve 118 Moorehouse Rd, Westerly, United States

Registration required. Please register here. Explore the rich, mesic forest of Wahaneeta Preserve with the Westerly Land Trust and the RI Mycological Society and discover the fungal biodiversity in our woods. Wahaneeta is an old Girl Scout camp with a charming cedar cabin, rich mesic woodland and we will be exploring the fungi after a nice,[.....]

Scientific Strolls: Bird Migration on Napatree

Napatree Point Conservation Area Fort Road, Westerly, RI, United States

Registration required. Please register here. Join The Watch Hill Conservancy for an educational program that celebrates a decade of stewardship in the Napatree Point Conservation Area. Led by Napatree Science Advisor Dr. Peter Paton, this guided tour will take participants on a journey along the shore of Napatree to discover the diverse bird species that call[.....]

Trail Walk & Farm Tour with the East Greenwich Municipal Land Trust

Briggs Boesch Farm 830 S Rd, East Greenwich, RI, us

This event has been rescheduled from October 21st to the 22nd due to weather. Join the East Greenwich Municipal Land Trust at historic Briggs-Boesch Farm on Saturday, October 21st at 3:00 for a trail walk exploring a woodland in fall, followed by a farm tour. The walk will be guided by George Christie (BS Landscape Architecture,[.....]

Bird Banding Walk & Talk with Aquidneck Land Trust

123 Valley Rd 123 Valley Rd, Middletown, RI, us

This event has been rescheduled from October 21st to the 28th due to weather. Registration required. Please register here. Here’s your chance to learn about migratory bird research at this special Aquidneck Land Trust Walk & Talk at Sweet Flag Preserve in Middletown. This free tour and bird banding demonstration will be led by ALT former[.....]

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If you have questions about Rhode Island Land Trust Days, please contact:
Land Trust Days Coordinator: Virginia Streeter