Hike with Malcolm
Jul
22
10:00 AM10:00

Hike with Malcolm

Join Trail Guy Malcolm MacGregor and Wildlands Trust for a 4-5 mile hike at Plymouth's Cleft Rock. This trail system displays unique and stunning geographic features and reveals views of Cape Cod Bay. Be prepared for some steep inclines as you descend towards the Bay then climb back up to the top of the geographic Pine Hills. Ages 12+. 

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SEMPBA Presents: The 5th Annual Moth Ball
Jul
27
7:00 PM19:00

SEMPBA Presents: The 5th Annual Moth Ball

The Moth Ball featuring The Caterpillar Lab of New Hampshire will take place this year in the Wildlands Trust Community Conservation Barn! Have a ball through the night making your own moth wings, having your face painted, viewing displays of live caterpillars, identifying moths captured and released on site, and enjoying lepidopterists-themed treats. The Caterpillar Lab will have caterpillars that mimic snakes, dress up in flower costumes, and have inflatable tails and horns. 

Tickets: $5 individual / $20 families

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Saturday Morning Yoga
Jul
28
9:30 AM09:30

Saturday Morning Yoga

Kick off your weekend with instructor Bailey Miles for an hour of restorative yoga at Wildlands Trust - all levels welcome! Weather permitting, we will be outside on the lawn, however the beautiful Community Conservation Barn is available for indoor space as well. Bailey teaches a gentle flow yoga focusing on mindfulness in motion and the anatomical body. Come embrace the Saturday with a good morning yoga flow! Heal and nourish the body outside in nature. Simply show up with a mat, water, and maybe a blanket.

$8 members / $15 nonmembers due at the door. 

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Hike with a Naturalist
Jul
29
9:00 AM09:00

Hike with a Naturalist

Explore the trails of Great River Preserve with Naturalist Jim Sweeney. This preserve offers one of the most diverse and inviting opportunities for walking and nature study anywhere along the Taunton River, with expansive open fields, mixed pine/oak woodlands, vernal pools, and rare species habitat. Wildlands Trust's 125 acres is part of the larger 400+ acre wildlife management area here along the Taunton River. Don't miss the opportunity to see this pristine preserve through a naturalist's lens! Ages 7+. 

Tickets must be purchased in advance: $7 child / $10 members / $15 nonmembers

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Groundwater as a Buffer to Climate Change
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

Groundwater as a Buffer to Climate Change

"Groundwater as a Buffer to Climate Change: Dynamic Subsurface Storage of Glaciated Landscapes"

The Northeastern United States is experiencing rapid changes in its hydrology due to intense land-use change, urbanization, and climate change. Join Wildlands Trust, Living Observatory, and SEMPBA in welcoming Professor David Boutt to the Community Conservation Barn for this special presentation that will explore how small, unconfined aquifer systems respond to these hydro-climatic and land-use changes. Pre-lecture gathering at 6:30, lecture at 7:00 pm.

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Plymouth CRAFT Presents: Spoon Carving with Peter Follansbee
Aug
11
to Aug 12

Plymouth CRAFT Presents: Spoon Carving with Peter Follansbee

In this two-day workshop at Davis-Douglas Farm, hosted by Plymouth CRAFT, students will learn the proper grips and techniques used to create spoons that are both attractive and useful. Using just a hatchet and two knives and freshly-harvested limbs, we will tackle all aspects of this increasingly popular woodcraft. Price of $300 for two full-day sessions with materials provided and lunch included. Maximum of 12 participants. 

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Hike with a Naturalist
Aug
12
9:00 AM09:00

Hike with a Naturalist

Explore the bountiful biodiversity at Willow Brook Farm Preserve with Naturalist Jim Sweeney. Located within the 2,000 acres of wilderness of the Herring Brook Valley, this preserve conserves a globally rare tidal freshwater marsh habitat. Trails and ancient farm lanes wander through old fields and dense woodlands with old growth trees. River otter, coyote, beaver, woodcock, ruffed grouse, and several amphibian species have been seen at Willow Brook - see what you can find when you explore with a pro! Ages 7+.

Tickets must be purchased in advance: $7 child / $10 members / $15 nonmembers

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