Harbor Days 2016

Posted July 14th, 2016 in Uncategorized by Charles Radville

Don’t forget Mattapoisett Harbor Days this weekend, July 16 -17. Visit our booth under the big tree by the parking lot at Shipyard Park. Learn more about our mission, and our preserves new and old. Get maps of our trail systems. Check out MLT gear and merchandise and support us in our continued activities to preserve and protect land for your enjoyment.
Also, there will be pony rides for $5 this Saturday 11 – 3 at the Munro Preserve (next to Shipyard Park).

Random Acts of Weeding!

Posted June 16th, 2016 in Uncategorized by Charles Radville

Do you enjoy the sunshine, salt air and harbor views at the Munro Preserve, just
west of the Mattapoisett Town Wharves? Could you spare a few minutes
occasionally to help maintain the perennial gardens there? If so, please join the
Mattapoisett Land Trust’s Garden Groomers! We meet at Munro at 8 a.m. on
selected mornings each month to pull weeds and do light garden maintenance,
while enjoying a cup of coffee. Groomers work as part of these gatherings or on
their own when time allows. To learn more, please attend our informational
meetings at Munro on (1) Saturday June 18th at 8 a.m. or (2) Wednesday June
22nd at 8 a.m. For more information or if you cannot attend one of these
meetings, please email us at info@mattlandtrust.org. Thanks!

Sixth grade trip to Cuttyhunk

Posted June 4th, 2016 in Uncategorized by Charles Radville

Thanks to Rebecca Knutsen for these photos of a June 1 MLT sponsored trip for Hammondtown school sixth graders to Cuttyhunk Island. Here’s what Rebecca had to say bout the trip: Yesterday was one of those days I will cherish for many days to come. I had the distinct pleasure of taking a ferry to Cuttyhunk Island with 85 sixth graders from my town to see what life is like in the island’s one-room schoolhouse with just 2 students. The two schools have been collaborating on science projects via technology all year. The kids spent the day learning about the unique environment, aquaculture, ornithology, erosion and more from island inhabitants and area experts. I served as a chaperone , on behalf of Mattapoisett Land Trust, a land preservation organization I care very much about.DSC 0316 400 wide Sixth grade trip to Cuttyhunk

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A new parking area on Prospect Road

Posted May 11th, 2016 in Uncategorized by Charles Radville

Join us there on Saturday, May 14 at 10:00 and hike to the blueberry patch.

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Old Aucoot parking area on Prospect Road

 

Reminder! Come see birds of prey at the MLT annual meeting!

Posted May 8th, 2016 in Annual Meeting by Charles Radville

Saturday, May 14

10:00 AM Walk from new parking lot on Prospect Road to Blueberry Patch in Bowman Preserve

Mattapoisett Congregational Church, Mattapoisett, MA, Reynard Hall

11:30 AM Presentation by ORR students on Eel pond water sampling
12:00 PM Pot luck lunch. Bring a main dish or salad to share. MLT provides drinks and desserts.
1:00 PM Annual meeting. Annual reports and elections.
1:15 PM Presentation on raptors by Marla Isaac of New England Reptile and Raptor Center.