Spring Has Sprung at Greenwich Land Trust

Greenwich Land Trust welcomes spring with a host of programs and events focused on getting you outside, enjoying nature and learning something new.

Nature Walk: Signs of Spring
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 17 @ 2 pm – 3:30 pm
Description:  Join GLT’s Conservation Educator Dean Fausel at the Sargent-Gildersleeve-Stone Preserve for a low-intensity, family-friendly walk through woodland, meadow, and wetland. We will be identifying signs of spring in each of these diverse habitats.
Location: Sargent-Gildersleeve-Stone Preserve, 20 Sterling Road S., Greenwich, CT 06831
Cost: Free
Pre-registration required. RSVP: sophie@gltrust.org

Earth Day: A Day of Action

Date/Time: Saturday, April 27, 2019 @ 10 am – 12:30 pm

Description: On Earth Day, Greenwich Land Trust invites the community to join the conservation conversation to raise awareness about the importance of the planet’s natural habitat. Defend the health of our planet. Fight for a clean environment. Stand up for your planet. It all starts in your own backyard!


Celebrate Earth Day with a Day of Action at GLT.

We will be planting trees, preparing our vegetable and pollinator gardens, transplanting seedlings in the greenhouse, and more. Guests will also experience a special wildlife release from our friends at Wildlife in Crisis. Families are welcome and lunch will be provided.
Location: Greenwich Land Trust Mueller Preserve, 370 Round Hill Road, Greenwich, CT 06831
Cost: Free
Pre-registration is required. RSVP: sophie@gltrust.org


Native Plant Gal: Developing Sustainable Gardens

Date/Time: Thursday, May 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Description: Calling all gardeners! The public is invited to an educational morning at Greenwich Land Trust’s Mueller Preserve to enjoy a presentation by Dr. Jessica Lubell, Associate Professor of Horticulture at the University of Connecticut, who will discuss creating sustainable gardens using lesser-known native plants that are adaptable to our backyard gardens.
Dr. Lubell has more than 18 years of experience working with the horticulture industry, focusing her research on improving the availability of native shrubs in the nursery trade and broadening their use among landscapers and designers.
Location: Greenwich Land Trust Mueller Preserve, 370 Round Hill Road, Greenwich, CT 06831
Cost:  $10 members; $15 non-members
Pre-Registration required.  https://gltrust.org/event/talk-developing-sustainable-gardens-with-novel-native-shrubs/


An Evening at the Farmstead
Date/Time: Friday, May 31, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Description: Greenwich Land Trust’s Mueller Preserve serves as the perfect venue for guests to enjoy delicious Farm-to-Table Fare and Craft Cocktails throughout the historic barns and lush gardens while being serenaded by a live jazz trio. Join us for An Evening at the Farmstead and support Greenwich Land Trust’s efforts to preserve the ecological integrity, historic character, and scenic beauty of our community and provide environmental education for all ages.
Location: Greenwich Land Trust Mueller Preserve, 370 Round Hill Road, Greenwich, CT 06831
Cost: Tickets starting at $250 per person.
Advance registration is required. https://gltrust.org/aeatf-2/


Greenwich Land Trust conserves open space, connects our community with the natural world, and inspires the next generation of conservationists. The Land Trust permanently protects and cares for more than 750 acres of woodlands, marshlands, orchards, and meadows throughout Greenwich, preserving the ecological integrity, historic character, and scenic beauty of our community.