The Lyme Land Trust has announced the following upcoming programs and activities …
Now through Mar. 30
“Imagining Lyme” Winter 2022 Photo Contest Open
“Imagining Lyme,” the contest that encourages amateur photographers to expand their visual awareness and highlight the beauty of Lyme’s preserves, is now accepting submissions for its Winter 2022 competition. Residents are encouraged to submit photos taken between Jan. 1 and Mar. 19 no later than Mar. 30. Photos may be taken in Lyme Preserves or in a pollinator and wildlife habitat. For more information, go to www.imagininglyme.org.
Tuesdays in March, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Weekly walks through different Town preserves will be offered every Tuesday morning in March. For more information, go here.
Saturday, Mar. 5, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hiking Club for Middle School Children
Every month, this hiking group for middle school children explores the natural world at a different preserve. The club is organized by volunteer environmentalist/artist Regan Stacey. Register to learn this month’s hike location by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go here.
Saturday, Mar. 5, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sapling Club for Elementary School Children
Every month, this hiking group for elementary school children engages in outside play in the forest. Parents are welcome to stay and participate, or drop off their children. The club is organized by volunteer environmentalist/artist Regan Stacey. Registration is required. Parents can register their children by sending an email to email@example.com. For more information, go here.
Saturday, Mar. 12, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ceremonial Stonework Walk in Jewett Preserve
This walk through the Jewett Preserve, led by documentary photographer Markham Starr, will visit ceremonial stonework left behind by the indigenous population that inhabited New England for more than 12,000 years. Space is limited. Registration is required. To register, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go here.
Saturday, Mar. 12, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Walk with Photographer Joe Standart, Imagining Lyme
This walk through the Beebe Preserve, led by photographer Joe Standart, will provide opportunities to take photos in the late afternoon light. To reserve a space on the walk, send an email to email@example.com. For more information, go here.
Sunday, Mar. 20, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
“Hello Spring!” Forest Bathing Excursion
This forest bathing excursion along the Ravine Trail, which ends with a wild-foraged tea, will invite participants to engage with nature and take in the restorative health benefits of being in the forest. Registration is required. The cost is $32 per person; LLT members receive a 15% discount with code LLT15. For more information or to register, go here.