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WLCT Events and Programs


Upcoming Events

Our Beech trees are dying - Live Zoom Presentation by Robert E. Marra, PhD

Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 6:00 pm via Zoom


Beech leaf disease (BLD)causes premature leaf drop and thin canopies, making the trees more susceptible to pests and infections. Register for the live presentation, tune in, and learn from Robert E. Marra, Ph.D. Associate Scientist in the Department of Plant Pathology & Ecology at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Learn More


Past Events

Stewardship Sundays - Spring 2021


    Sunday   
   April 18, 2021  

1:30 - 3:00 pm

    Sunday   
   May 02, 2021 

1:30 - 3:00 pm

    Sunday   
   May 16, 2021 

1:30 - 3:00 pm

    Sunday   
   June 06, 2021

1:30 - 3:00 pm

 We're only able to do what we do because of you. Thank you for taking an interest in the environment and our community. The WLCT depends on folks like you to keep its preserves healthy and accessible! Read more.

 

Help Restore the American Chestnut Tree

 Saturday, May 22, 2021 | 1:00 - 4:00pm


In partnership with The American Chestnut Foundation, The Wilton Land Conservation Trust establishedd a Germplasm Conservation Orchard at 183 Ridgefield Road. This workday was made possible by Ring's End.  Read More

Spring Guided Hike: Explore Your Backyard! 

  1. Saturday, May 15, 2021 | 9:00 - 10:30 am

  2. Saturday, May 15, 2021 | 11:30 - 1:00 pm

  3. Saturday, May 22, 2021 | 9:00 - 10:30 pm


The Wilton Land Conservation Trust co-hosted a Spring Guided Hike on the Harrison Smith Preserve with the Woodcock Nature Center.  Read More

WLCT 2021 Annual Meeting

Wednesday, February 24 - 7:00 - 8:00 pm


On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, the Wilton Land Conservation Trust held its annual meeting remotely via zoom.  Read More

Stewardship Sundays - Fall 2020


    Sunday   
   September 27, 2020   

1:30 - 3:00 pm

    Sunday   
   October 11, 2020   

1:30 - 3:00 pm

    Sunday   
   October 25, 2020   

1:30 - 3:00 pm

    Sunday   
   November 08, 2020   

1:30 - 3:00 pm

In the fall of 2020, we stewarded four preserves with one goal, building a community around nature. Read more.

 

Fall Guided Hike: Explore Your Backyard! 

  1. Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 10:00 - 11:30 am

  2. Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 10:00 - 11:30 am

  3. Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 12:00 - 1:30 pm (opened due to high demand - limited to our waitlist)


On Saturday, October 17 and 24, The Wilton Land Conservation Trust co-hosted a Fall Guided Hike on the Nick Parisot Memorial Trail with the Woodcock Nature Center.  Read More

A Conservation Conversation 

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 5:00 pm


On Thursday, August 20, the Wilton Land Conservation Trust co-hosted a virtual conversation with the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) to share the success story of 183 with local State legislators and Connecticut's Conservation Community. Read More

Comstock Hill Cemetery Stewardship Workday

Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 1:30 pm


On June 28, 2020, in partnership with the Drum Hill Chapter NSDAR, the Wilton Land Conservation Trust celebrated Independence Day 2020 and the 246th anniversary of the American Revolutionary War by stewarding the Comstock Hill Cemetery. This cemetery is the final resting grounds for six Revolutionary War Patriots. Read More