On Saturday, Jun. 8, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., the Town of Lyme and the Lyme Land Conservation Trust (LLCT) will offer “Spring in the Thach Preserve,” a walk and talk with Anthony Irving, a forest ecologist and LLCT board member.  Irving will discuss the natural features of this vibrant environment which centers around a beaver pond and discuss their connections to the local ecology.  The Thach Preserve is located at 131 Brush Hill Road in Lyme; the walk is about one mile. Reservations for the free event would be appreciated at openspace@townlyme.org.  (This event will be canceled in the event of rain.)