Trailblazers Volunteer Workday
Jul
27
10:00 AM10:00

Trailblazers Volunteer Workday

  • Marys Pond Road Rochester, MA, 02770 United States (map)
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Volunteer with Wildlands Trust at Trailblazers! Join our stewardship staff and other conservation-minded volunteers in cutting back vegetation at Wildlands' Rounseville II and Delano Preserves in Rochester, MA. Volunteers will be trained to use an assortment of hand tools for the project - no prior trail building experience necessary! 

Schedule:
10:00 - 11:30 am: Trailwork at Rounseville II Preserve, Mary's Pond Rd (link)
12:00 - 12:30 pm: Lunch (bring your own)
1:00 - 2:30 pm: Trailwork at Delano Memorial Forest, Mary's Pond Rd and Walnut Plain Rd (link)

What to Bring:
Plenty of water
Work gloves - we will have extras if you don't have your own pair
Sturdy boots
Long pants and long sleeves
Lunch

 
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Family Fun Hike
Jul
31
9:45 AM09:45

Family Fun Hike

Join Wildlands Trust volunteer Judy Macioci and AmeriCorps member Hayley Leonard for a fun filled morning for the whole family. We’ll meet at Wildlands Trust’s headquarters and hike the local trail to quiet picnic area for a story and optional picnic. Along the way, you’ll discover new things about your own backyard on this 2-mile sensory exploration hike. Please remember wear sturdy shoes and bring bug spray and water! Rain date August 7.

Free Program - Please Register

 
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Morning Yoga with Tamreh
Aug
3
9:30 AM09:30

Morning Yoga with Tamreh

Join us for a slower flow yoga class with Tamreh Herlihy in the Barn. This all-levels class will focus on breath and movement to begin your weekend. Tamreh teaches yoga to bring people closer to themselves and their community. Please bring your own mat, water, and maybe a blanket. Buy tickets online to guarantee your spot in class.

$8 Members / $15 Nonmembers
Tickets available online and at the door as space allows.

 
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Hike & Hops
Aug
3
11:00 AM11:00

Hike & Hops

At Hike & Hops, explore beautiful trails and local breweries with Wildlands Trust! This month, enjoy a guided 3-mile hike to Big Point at Halfway Pond Conservation Area in South Plymouth. This hike involves hilly terrain through a mixed pine and oak forest with wetland areas and spectacular views of Halfway Pond. Afterwards, all are welcome to the Mayflower Beer Garden at the Pinehills for post hike refreshments. There is beer, wine, and food from Teri-Yummy (Japanese teriyaki entrees) and Gotta Q (BBQ) food trucks. Ages 7+. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on leash both on the trails and at the beer garden.

$5 Members / $8 Nonmembers - Please purchase tickets in advance

 
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Outdoor Gentle Yoga
Aug
7
6:30 PM18:30

Outdoor Gentle Yoga

Join instructor Bailey Miles for a gentle yoga class on the lawn at Davis-Douglas Farm. All ages and levels welcome. Re-energize your spirit at this mid-week workshop! Please bring your own mat, water, and maybe a blanket. Indoor space available in the case of inclement weather. Buy your tickets online to guarantee your spot in class.

$8 Members / $15 Nonmembers
Tickets available online and at the door as space allows.

 
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Trail Run with Marathon Sports and Topo Athletic
Aug
10
9:00 AM09:00

Trail Run with Marathon Sports and Topo Athletic

Join us for either a 3-mile or 6-mile run through Wildlands Trust's Halfway Pond Conservation Area, starting at our headquarters at Davis-Douglas Farm in Plymouth. This run is in partnership with Marathon Sports of Plymouth and Topo Athletic, who will have a variety of trail shoes to try on. Refreshments will be provided!

 
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Hike with Malcolm
Aug
11
10:00 AM10:00

Hike with Malcolm

Take a hike in Myles Standish State Forest with Trail Guy Malcolm MacGregor. Enjoy a forested landscape during the heat of the summer on the Rocky Pond Loop for about 5 miles. Please wear sturdy footwear and bring plenty of water. Long pants with high socks are recommended for tick and poison ivy protection. Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on-leash. Ages 12+. Parking on Bare Hill Rd. at Parking Lot 7 (P7) in Myles Standish.

Free Program - Please Register

 
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Morning Meditation
Aug
21
9:00 AM09:00

Morning Meditation

Join instructor Betsy Hall for a morning of mindful meditation. We will meet in the Wildlands Trust Community Conservation Barn and carpool over to Halfway Pond for a walking meditation followed by seated meditation atop Big Point. The Barn will be available for a seated indoor meditation in case of inclement weather. Our workshop is for both beginning and experienced meditators, and is a great opportunity to restart or continue your practice!

$5 Members / $10 Nonmembers Due at the Door

 
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Sunrise Meditation
Jul
20
5:00 AM05:00

Sunrise Meditation

Join instructor Betsy Hall for a special midsummer sunrise meditation. Meet us at Center Hill Preserve (east parking lot) in Plymouth, off Center Hill Rd. at 5:00 am to watch the sun as it rises over the Atlantic in a state of mindful observation. Feel free to bring a chair or blanket, as long as you can carry it down the short trail through the woods to the beach. Discussion and walking meditation will follow the sunrise. Our workshop is for both beginning and experienced meditators, and is a great opportunity to restart or continue your practice!

$5 Members / $10 Nonmembers Due at the Door

 
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The 6th Annual MOTH BALL
Jul
19
7:00 PM19:00

The 6th Annual MOTH BALL

The Pine Barrens Alliance Presents the 6th Annual Moth Ball!

Featuring the Caterpillar Lab of New Hampshire with caterpillars that mimic snakes, that dress up in flower costumes, and that have inflatable tails and horns. Have a ball through the night making your own moth wings, having your face painted to reveal your inner moth, viewing displays of live caterpillars and identifying the moths you humanely capture and release at special moth identification stations! Also, sample treats enjoyed by lepidopterists world-wide including caterpillar bites, root beer floats and a moth cake.

Stay late! The later the hour, the more spectacular the moths that show up in the special traps that we will use to lure them to the ball.

Children under 18 free, Adults $5

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Hike with Malcolm
Jul
14
10:00 AM10:00

Hike with Malcolm

  • Maple Springs Wildlife Managemeng Area (map)
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Take a hike around the beautiful Maple Springs Wildlife Management Area with Trail Guy Malcolm MacGregor. Enjoy open water and landscapes around cranberry bogs and into the forested edges, as well as a visit to the aqueduct. Potential wildlife viewings include osprey, bald eagles, great blue heron, and tree swallows. Please wear sturdy footwear and bring plenty of water. Long pants with high socks are recommended for tick and poison ivy protection. Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on-leash. Ages 12+.

Free Program - Please Register

 

Parking: From Glen Charlie Rd., pull into Agawam Rd. at the Maple Park Campground Sign. There is a small parking area to the left on Agawam Rd. If you get to the campground, you've gone too far.

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Hike & Hops
Jul
13
12:00 PM12:00

Hike & Hops

At Hike & Hops, explore beautiful trails and local breweries with Wildlands Trust! This month, join us for a 3-mile hike through the fields and forests of our Great River Preserve. Afterwards all are welcome to the Black Hat Brew Works taproom for post hike refreshments. Please wear closed toed shoes and bring plenty of water. This hike is on mostly level ground, but the trails may be a bit wet so waterproof boots are recommended. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on-leash both on the trails and in the taproom. Parking for the hike is off Auburn Street in Bridgewater.

Ages 7+. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
$5 Members / $8 Nonmembers

 
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Outdoor Gentle Yoga
Jul
10
6:30 PM18:30

Outdoor Gentle Yoga

Join instructor Bailey Miles for a gentle yoga class on the lawn at Davis-Douglas Farm. All ages and levels welcome. Re-energize your spirit at this mid-week workshop! Please bring your own mat, water, and maybe a blanket. Indoor space available in the case of inclement weather. Buy your tickets online to guarantee your spot in class.

$8 Members / $15 Nonmembers
Tickets available online and at the door as space allows.

 
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