LLT Offers “Animal Tracking” Guided Walks Mar. 7

On Sunday, Mar. 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the LLT will offer guided walks in two Lyme preserves to look for tracks and other evidence left behind by wildlife. The Banningwood Preserve walk will be led by LLT’s environmental director Sue Cope; the Pleasant Valley Preserve walk will be led by forest ecologist Tony Irving. Space is limited. Reservations are required. Contact education@lymelandtrust.org to reserve a spot; be sure to indicate which walk is preferred.

Library, LLT Offer “Animal Tracking” Zoom Presentation Mar. 6

On Saturday, Mar. 6, at 2:00 p.m., the Friends of the Public Library and the Lyme Land Trust (LLT) will offer “Animal Tracking,” a Zoom presentation by the Dennison Pequotsepos Nature Center.   To register for the free program and receive a Zoom invitation, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org. For more information, call the library at 860-434-2272.  More info here.

Town To Hold (Virtual) Mar. 11 Public Information Meeting on Macintosh Road Bridge Replacement

The Town of Lyme will hold a Public Information Meeting on Thursday, Mar. 11, at 6:00 p.m., on WebEx to discuss the replacement of Bridge No. 04726 on Macintosh Road over Eight Mile River.  Residents, business owners, commuters and other interested individuals are encouraged to attend to learn about and discuss the proposed project.

The WebEx link for the meeting is here.

(Note: If you don’t already use WebEx online meeting software, you will be prompted to download and install it.)

Lyme Open Space Coordinator Announces March’s “Tuesday Treks”

Lyme’s Open Space Coordinator has announced that on Tuesday mornings in March, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., she and other explorers will continue to lead “Tuesday Treks” – weekly walks through different Town preserves.  The trek leaders will alternate each week between Sue Cope, the environmental director of the Lyme Land Conservation Trust; Wendy Hill, Lyme’s Open Space Coordinator; and Kristina White, executive director of the land trust. (To reserve a spot, contact the appropriate trek leader; see below.)  Limited group sizes and social-distancing guidelines will be followed. In the event of inclement weather, the treks are canceled.

Tuesday Trek Schedule
(subject to change)

March 2 – Chestnut Hill Preserve & Nehantic State Park – Kristina White
Contact: white@lymelandtrust.org

March 9 – Jewett Preserve – Wendy Hill
Contact: openspace@townlyme.org

March 16 – Johnston Preserve – Sue Cope
Contact: cope@lymelandtrust.org

March 23 – Eno Preserve (River to Ridgetop South) – Kristina White
Contact: white@lymelandtrust.org

March 30 – Hartman Park – Goodwin Trail (Lyme Corner Trails) – Wendy Hill
Contact: openspace@townlyme.org

For more information, go here.