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Essex Source to Sea Cleanup

Essex Land Trust is partnering with Sustainable Essex to participate in the CT River Conservancy Source to Sea Cleanup on September 23. We will meet at the CT River Museum […]

Free

Ivoryton Pumpkin Chase

Ivoryton Green 100 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT

Sponsored by the Essex Park and Rec Dept and supported by the Essex Land Trust, this race benefits the Ivoryton Library and its programs. Great Family Fun. Registration is online […]

Free

Fall Foliage StoryWalk® on Leaves

Cross Lots Preserve 40 West Avenue, Essex, CT

Essex Library and Essex Land Trust will host a Fall Foliage StoryWalk® for children and families. Participants will learn why leaves change colors in autumn as they explore Cross Lots […]

Free

Electric Lawncare Demo

Cross Lots Preserve 40 West Avenue, Essex, CT

Hosted by the Essex Land Trust and Sustainable Essex. See demonstrations of and try battery powered lawncare equipment from several manufacturers. Featuring leaf blowers, string trimmers, clippers, mowers, and a […]

Free

Preserve Fall Cleanups – Falls River Park

Falls River Park Falls River Drive, Ivoryton, CT

BECAUSE OF CURRENT WET CONDITINS, WE ARE POSTPONING THIS EVENT TO MONDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 20, 10-12 . SEE YOU THEN! Help your land trust keep our trails open by volunteering […]

Free

Naturalist Guided Thanksgiving Nature Hike

Falls River Preserve End of Falls River Drive, Ivoryton, CT

Take a break from your Thanksgiving festivities and enjoy a nature hike with your friends at the Land Trust. Naturalist Phil Miller will lead the hike featuring the natural history […]

Free

Cross Lots “Pick up Sticks”

Cross Lots Preserve 40 West Avenue, Essex, CT

Our Fall Cross Lots cleanup is looking for volunteers to pick up branches, sticks and other debris ahead of our leaf clean up scheduled for December 9th. Please join us […]

Free

Preserve Fall Cleanups – Cross Lots

Cross Lots Preserve 40 West Avenue, Essex, CT

Help your land trust keep our trails open by volunteering at the Cross Lots Preserve cleanup. Bring rakes, blowers, and tarps. Families are welcome. Dress warmly. Refreshments provided.

Free

Preserve Fall Cleanups – Osage Trails – NEW DATE!

Osage Trails Preserve Foxboro Road, Essex, CT

Due to wet conditions, Osage Trails cleanup postponed to Saturday, December 16. Help your land trust keep our trails open by volunteering at Osage Trails cleanup. Bring rakes, blowers, and […]

Free

Canfield Winter Hike – If it Snows, it Goes

Canfield Meadow Woods - Book Hill Woods Road 31 Book Hills Woods Road, Essex, United States

DUE TO WIND CHILL FORECAST FOR SATURDAY, WE ARE RESCHEDULING THIS HIKE TO SUNDAY...SAME TIME AND PLACE. Think Snow! El Nino or not, we're hoping for some snow this January. […]

Free

Full Moon Hike at Johnson Farm

Johnson Farm Entrance 2-98 Read St, Ivoryton, United States

There’ll be “a moon out tonight” for our Full Moon Hike at Johnson Farm. The moon will rise at 5:00 PM as we begin our hike and we’re hoping for […]

Free