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 September.  For the complete details on any of these activities, please go here.


Tuesdays in September, 9:00 or 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 or 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday Treks
Weekly walks through different Town preserves will be offered every Tuesday morning in September.  For more information, go here.

Friday, Sep. 16, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
September 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 scott.mallory@gmail.com.  For more information, go here. 

Saturday, Sep. 17, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Volunteer Work Day at Hartman Park
Join other volunteers in an effort to restore a healthy native woodland around the Lee Farm site in Hartman Park.  The event is cosponsored by the Town of Lyme.  To register, send an email to openspace@townlyme.org.  For more information, go here.

Sunday, Sep. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Sheltering in Nature: Transforming an Ordinary Backyard into a Pollinator Habitat and Opportunity for Nature Photography
In this Zoom presentation, award-winning photographer Patrick J. Lynch and his wife Susan Grajek will discuss how they made simple, inexpensive changes to transform their backyard into a friendlier habitat for wildlife of all kinds.  The presentation is cosponsored by the Lyme Pollinator Pathway.  To register and receive the Zoom link, send an email to sue.cope@lymelandtrust.org.  For more information, go here.

Thursday, Sep. 22, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Autumn Equinox Forest Bathing
This forest bathing excursion through the Banningwood Preserve led by Regan Stacey, which includes a wild-foraged tea, invites participants to 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.  To register, go here.  For more information, go here. 

Friday, Sep. 30, Midnight
“Imagining Lyme” Summer Photo Submission Deadline
The deadline for submitting photos to the Lyme Land Trust’s “Imagining Lyme” program’s “Summer” category is midnight on Friday, Sep. 30.  For more information, go here.