The Lyme Land Trust (LLT) is offering the following programs and activities in July.  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.


Thursday, Jul. 11, 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast with the Trees: A Guided Forest Immersion
Regan Stacey leads a guided forest immersion through Hartman Park that includes a walk, meditation, breakfast and tea. Registration is required. Limited to six participants. The cost is $30 per person; LLT members receive a 10% discount with code LLT10.  To register, go here.  For more information, go here.

Friday, Jul. 12, 7:00 p.m.
Youth Astronomy Observing Session
The LLT holds a special astronomy observing session for the very young focused on the phases of the moon. To register, for more information and to receive a link with directions to the stargazing site, go here.

Saturday, Jul. 13, 10:00 a.m.
Programs in the Park: Wildlife Rehab with the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
The Eightmile River Wild & Scenic Watershed Committee hosts this free family program at Devil’s Hopyard State Park.  For more information, go here.

Saturday, Jul. 20, 10:00 a.m.
Programs in the Park: Native Insects
The Eightmile River Wild & Scenic Watershed Committee hosts this free family program at Devil’s Hopyard State Park.  For more information, go here.

Saturday, Jul. 20, 8:30 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.

Tuesday, Jul. 23, 8:30 p.m.
Discovering Moths: Nighttime Jewels in Your Backyard
Author and illustrator John Himmelman delivers a presentation on moths at the Lyme Public Library, followed by a book signing.  Cosponsored by the Lyme Pollinator Pathway. To register, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org.  For more information, go here.

Thursday, Jul. 25, 7:00 p.m.
iNaturalist 101: Connect with Nature with Jim Arrigoni
LLT environmental director and Lyme Pollinator Pathway member Jim Arrigoni demonstrates how to use the free iNaturalist app to identify different species and share observations with the scientific and conservation communities.  The event is being held at the Lyme Land Trust Barn. Cosponsored by the Lyme Pollinator Pathway. To register, send an email to jim.arrigoni@lymelandtrust.org. For more information, go here.

Friday, Jul. 26, 9:00 p.m.
July Astronomy Observing Session
It’s an evening of stargazing at the Lyme Land Trust’s dark-sky observing site. To register, for more information and to receive a link with directions to the site, go here.

Saturday, Jul. 27, 10:00 a.m.
Programs in the Park: River Exploration
The Eightmile River Wild & Scenic Watershed Committee hosts this free family program at Devil’s Hopyard State Park.  For more information, go here.

Sunday, Jul. 28, 9:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m.
Family Trail Time with Tori
Tori Harris leads a family-friendly hike through the Roaring Brook Preserve geared towards families with children under 5. To register, send an email to vharris1391@gmail.com.  For more information, go here.