The Problem with Plastics Poster Contest

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Jun 302017
 
The Problem with Plastics Poster Contest

Our WINNERS are Paige Giard and Nate S. This spring the Falmouth Land Trust (FLT) donated a water bottle filling station to the Falmouth Elementary School (FES). This filling station provides students and staff with cool clean water and encourages them to fill reusable water bottles rather than buying single use plastic water bottles. FES [read more…]

Hurricane Valley Farm Planning

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Jun 192017
 
Hurricane Valley Farm Planning

Please join the Falmouth Land Trust, the Resilience Hub and Cultivating Community for a conversation about the future design and function of the Hurricane Valley Farm as an agricultural space. These Falmouth events will take place: June 19th: Hurricane Valley Farm Walking Tour — 4:30 pm June 20th: Motz Activity Center (Lunt & Middle Road) [read more…]

Trails Are Very Wet!

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May 262017
 

With almost two and a half inches of rain falling these past two days, please consider staying off the trails this weekend if possible, and give them a chance to dry off. Every day they get to dry means better trail conditions the rest of the year as well as less maintenance burden for the [read more…]

Troop 93 Has the Answer to Mucky Trails: Bog Bridges!

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May 232017
 
Troop 93 Has the Answer to Mucky Trails: Bog Bridges!

On Saturday, May 20, 11 Boy Scouts from Troop 93 descended upon some of Blackstrap Hill Preserve’s boggier sections to make them passable for hikers. With the help of a few parents, some elbow grease, a minibike, and a towline, sections of wood were brought into the forest on the Preserve’s Red Trail to create [read more…]

Trails To Open!

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May 122017
 

Despite the coming heavy rains we plan to open Blackstrap Hill Preserve Friday May 12, with the expectation that it will rain with little traffic on Sunday and then dry out during the week quickly. This is the last trail system to fully open in town and now means that all Town and Trust properties [read more…]

Troop 93 Clears Blackstrap Hill Preserve

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May 102017
 
Troop 93 Clears Blackstrap Hill Preserve

Taking advantage of seasonable weather and a dry spell on Saturday, April 29, members of Boy Scout Troop 93 set off for Blackstrap Hill Preserve to help clear trails with rakes and clippers in hand. The 280-acre Preserve, which is owned and maintained by the Falmouth Land Trust (FLT), is the largest block of contiguous, [read more…]

Support FLT at Hannaford

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May 062017
 
Support FLT at Hannaford

Need some good karma? Support our conservation efforts by helping to reduce the use of single-use plastic bags. For the month of May, purchase this reusable bag at the Hannaford location in 65 Gray Road, Falmouth and the store will donate $1 to the Falmouth Land Trust!

FLT Community Survey

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Apr 252017
 
FLT Community Survey

The Falmouth Land Trust would like to hear more from our community members. We have designed this simple 10-question survey to help us understand what is important to you, so we can focus our efforts and continue to improve our role within the Falmouth community. If that wasn’t enough incentive to fill out the survey, [read more…]

FES and FLT Partner on Water Bottle Filler

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Apr 032017
 
FES and FLT Partner on Water Bottle Filler

Falmouth Elementary School and the Falmouth Land Trust are working together to provide the elementary school with water bottle refilling stations for students. Our goal is to provide students with fresh filtered and chilled water and at the same time to reduce the plastic waste from single use bottles. If you have a child in [read more…]

Falmouth Five and Dime Trail Race 2017

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Apr 032017
 
Falmouth Five and Dime Trail Race 2017

Friends Don’t Let Friends Race Roads Falmouth Five and Dime Trail Races Sunday June 25, 2017 Choose either the 5 or 10 mile trail running race to help the Falmouth Land Trust steward open space and ensure high quality public access to our amazing network of trails, totaling nearly 50 miles. Online registration at RunReg. [read more…]