The Lyme Land Trust (LLT) is offering the following programs and activities in May.  Registration is required for most activities; space may be limited for some activities.  For the complete details on any program or event, please go here.


Tuesday Treks
Weekly walks through different Town preserves are being offered on Tuesday mornings.  For full details, go here.

Friday, May 17, 8:00 a.m.
Nix the Knotweed at Whalebone Cove
Join a group of volunteers removing invasive Japanese knotweed from Whalebone Cove.  Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own work gloves, clippers or loppers, and bottled water.  Cosponsored by the Lyme Pollinator Pathway, the Lyme Land Trust and Friends of Whalebone Cove. To register, send an email to trughouse@comcast.net.  For more information, go here.

Wednesday, May 22, 9:30 a.m.
Lymes’ Senior Center “Gentle Walk Wednesday” with Wendy Hill
Town of Lyme’s open space coordinator, Wendy Hill, leads a walk through the Watch Rock Preserve.  The event is cosponsored by the Lymes’ Senior Center.  To register, send an email to cperkins@oldlyme-ct.gov.  For more information, go here.

Thursday, May 23, 7:00 p.m.
“Reptiles in Lyme” Talk with Jim Arrigoni
LLT environmental director Jim Arrigoni discusses the various species of snakes and turtles that live in Lyme and demonstrates how to use the free iNaturalist app to share observations with the Wild Lyme Project.  The event is being held at Lyme Public Library.  To register, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org.  For more information, go here.

Saturday, May 25, 8:00 p.m.
Night Hike with Ryan Quinn
LLT board member Ryan Quinn leads a family-friendly nighttime hike through Hartman Park. To register, send an email to ryan.p.quinn@gmail.com.  For more information, go here.

Friday, May 31, 9:00 p.m.
May Astronomy Observing Session
Join others at the Lyme Land Trust’s dark-sky observing site for an evening of stargazing. To register, for more information and to receive a link with directions to the site, go here.