Fall-winter newsletter now available online

Posted October 5th, 2015 in Uncategorized by Charles Radville

Go to http://www.mattlandtrust.org/connect/newsletter/ to view or download the latest Heron. You’ll notice that it is now in color. We’re working on adding color to our print Spring issue. Enjoy reading it.

Tree banding workshop

Posted September 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized by Charles Radville

The Mattapoisett Tree Committee, in consultation with Tree Warden Roland Cote and in partnership with the Mattapoisett Land Trust, will present a tree-banding workshop in October to demonstrate a technique to trap winter moths after they emerge from the ground this fall but before they can climb trees and lay eggs for a new generation of caterpillars. The workshop will take place on Saturday, October 17th at the Land Trust’s property at Dunseith Gardens (where Salty the Seahorse lives) at 1:00 p.m. Rain date is October 18th.

Salty’s Soiree is coming up!

Posted September 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized by Charles Radville

Salty’s Silvery Moon Soiree is coming up on October 24. The time is 5:30 to 8:00 at Dunseith Gardens (where Salty lives, North Street and Route 6). You’ll have park off site, so bring a flashlight. This year we’ll have storyteller Toby Dills for your entertainment. We’ll also have (as always) the fixin’s for s’mores and cider to wash them down. Open to all!

MLT at Harbor Days

Posted July 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized by Charles Radville

This weekend, July 18 and 19, is Mattapoisett Harbor Days in Shipyard Park.
While you are there, we invite you to our booth, under the big shady tree by the Harbor Master’s office on the west side of the park.
Learn about our mission and the properties we preserve for your use. Pick up maps showing trails for walking, bicycling and horseback riding.
Browse our popular merchandise including tee shirts, hats, beach towels and tumblers for your favorite beverage.
See the restored Munro Preserve on the waterfront.
Talk to us about a multitude of opportunities to volunteer.
We hope to see you there!

Seals and sea turtles presentation at annual meeting

Posted May 20th, 2015 in Uncategorized by Charles Radville

The Mattapoisett Land Trust invites the public to join its members and friends on Saturday, May 30for a presentation by Kathy Zagzebski, President and Executive Director of the National Marine Life Center in Buzzards Bay. In the middle of the spring’s seal pup “shower”, Ms. Zagzebski will describe the work of the center in saving abandoned seal pups and how volunteers can help in that work. She’ll also describe how the center assisted with last fall’s “Kempocalypse” when hundreds for Kemp’s ridley turtles were rescued from the shores of Cape Cod. Learn how you can help with this national effort having a local flavor. The lecture will take place at the Friends’ Meeting House on Marion Road (Route 6) in Mattapoisett beginning at 1:00 pm. The presentation is part to the Land Trust’s annual meeting and will follow a pot-luck lunch at noon to which the public is also invited. For more information about the presentation, contact the Mattapoisett Land Trust at info@mattlandtrust.org or leave a message at 774-377-9191