P.O. Box 2133, Salem, CT 06420 Lschroeder@snet.net 860-859-3520

Events

2022 Salem Land Trust Events

FOR EARTH DAY!!!
Amphibians at Walden Preserve – a Family Event!
Friday evening, April 22, 5:30 P.M.

Diba Khan-Bureau Ph.D. will lead.  Diba is Program Coordinator for the Environmental Engineering Technology Program at Three Rivers Community College and a research scientist at UCONN.  A number of her students from the Environmental Engineering Technology program will be there to help the participants find “Spring Peepers” and other creatures.  This adventure is extremely popular with families and for children of all ages.  No rain date, remember amphibians love the rain! Please call 859-3520 for more information.

Spring Birds of Salem
POSTPONED BECAUSE OF RAIN TO
Sunday May 8, 7:30 A.M., The Mumford Farm, 3 Darling Rd., Salem CT

Please join David Bingham for the Annual Salem Spring Bird Count.  The birds that nest in Salem will have returned and all Salem residents and friends are invited to come and enjoy a wonderful walk with nature at its most colorful.   Rain Date May 8th.

R.S.V.P. required: Lschroeder@snet.net or 960-859-3520

Limited to 10 participants.

Owls Among Us! An Owl Meet & Greet!
Freedom First Wildlife Rehab, Inc.
Saturday May 21, 1-3 PM, Gardner Lake Fire House
429 Old Colchester Rd. (Rt. 354), Salem, CT
 Sponsored by the Town of Salem Recreation Commission
and the Salem Land Trust
Salem Memorial Day Parade
May 30th, 10:00 AM

The Salem Land Trust always has a table on the Salem Green for the Memorial Day Service and parade.  Please stop by to say hello.

CT Trails Weekend Hike at Walden Preserve
Saturday, June 4, 9:00 – 11:30 A.M., 119 Hagen Rd., Salem, CT

Join the Salem Land Trust, stewards of the Walden Preserve for The Nature Conservancy, as we hike through diverse habitat across this popular 400-acre property which includes meadows, woodlands, and wetlands. The preserve includes the confluence of Harris Brook and the East Branch of the Eightmile River – a Wild and Scenic River. Beaver activity may affect route choice.  Salem Land Trust Board member, Kyle Gregoire, will lead.   Rain Date June 5, 2022

Max. 15 participants. Hiking boots suggested; please don’t forget drinking water.

 All participants must register at the CT Forest & Parks Event site, starting May 10:

https://trailsday.org

 

Butterfly Walk at Walden Preserve
Sunday, July 3, 9:30 A.M.

Richard Chyinski will show hikers the amazing varieties of butterflies that live and migrate through the Walden Preserve.  These Butterfly Walks are very popular with children.  Rich has a technique that allows him to safely “catch” these delicate creatures; keep them in hand for the children (and adults!) to study, and then let them fly free.  Call 860-859-3520 for more information.

Salem Land Trust Annual Meeting!    
October 26, 2022, 7:00 p.m.
Salem Town Hall, Meeting Rm. 1, Rt. 85
EVERYONE IS INVITED!