The Lyme Land Trust and its community partners – which often include the Town of Lyme – are planning to offer the following programs and activities during the month of October. For the complete details on any of these activities, please go here.
Tuesdays in October, 9:00 or 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 or 11:30 a.m.
Weekly walks through different Town preserves will be offered every Tuesday morning in October. For more information, go here.
Sunday, Oct. 2, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Meadow Walk with Pete Picone: Jewett Preserve
Pete Picone, a CT DEEP wildlife biologist and native habitat expert, leads an informative tour through the Jewett Preserve, explaining which plants are beneficial for pollinators and how to manage invasives. To register, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go here.
Sunday, Oct. 9, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Fall Colors Forest Bathing
This forest bathing excursion through the Brockway-Hawthorne Preserve led by Regan Stacey, which includes a wild-foraged tea, invites participants to take in the restorative health benefits of being in a forest. Registration is required. The cost is $32 per person; LLT members receive a 15% discount with code LLT15. To register, go here. For more information, go here.
Thursday, Oct. 13, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lymes’ Senior Center Take-A-Hike Thursday with Wendy Hill
Town of Lyme Open Space Coordinator Wendy Hill leads an easy, one-mile hike through the John Lohman Preserve. Cosponsored by the Lymes’ Senior Center. Registration is required. To register, send an email to email@example.com or call 860-434-4127. For more information, go here.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Cardboard Sheet Mulching 101: How To Prepare a Native Garden Bed
The Lyme Pollinator Pathway and New England Pollinator Gardens provide a crash course in cardboard sheet mulching, a safe, sustainable process for preparing native garden beds that smothers existing turf grass and invasive plants. To register, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go here.
Sunday, Oct. 16, 4:00 p.m.
Fall Bird Migration Presentation
CT Audubon’s Joe Attwater offers a presentation at Hadlyme Public Hall on the bird species that migrate in the fall, discussing how to identify them and help make their journeys safer. To register, send an email to email@example.com. For more information, go here.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fungal Ecology Walk: Introduction to Mushrooms with Bill Yule
Bill Yule, a naturalist and amateur mycologist, leads a fascinating walk where participants will collect and identify mushroom species, and learn about forest and watershed ecology. To register, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go here.
Saturday, Oct. 29, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
October Astronomy Observing Session
Join others at the Lyme Land Trust’s dark sky observing site for an evening of stargazing. Register to learn the location and additional details. To register, send an email to email@example.com. For more information, go here.