Join our team in identifying and removing non-native plant species that are negatively affecting the ecological balance of our preserves.
Learn about the remarkable history of Connecticut’s forests and the condition of Fairfield’s trees; hear from organizations proactively replanting trees and creating corridors and green spaces for wildlife while reclaiming our native habitat. Take a tree ID walk or plant a tree and more during this fun event.
This program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
Learn about edible and medicinal plants of the backyard and woods with Hayden Stebbins.
Join local hawk-bander Larry Fischer for a special spring hawk walk in the orchard of the 1,009 acre Trout Brook Valley Preserve The 100+ acre Flirt Hill orchard fields are an important habitat for hawks flying down the east coast flyway and is one of the last great open fields on the New England Coast. Don’t forget to bring your binoculars!!
Bring your binoculars, camera, water bottle and hiking boots and join Staples high school Senior and wildlife photographer Jory Teltser search for and identify local birds.
Black Bears, Bobcats and other large mammals In Connecticut: When, Where, How Many, Why Now? Join Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Tracy Rittenhouse, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, UConn to find out at our 2018 Haskins Lecture on:
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm at The Unitarian Church in Westport. Doors open at 7:00 pm. RSVP HERE!
Join naturalist and raptor researcher Larry Fischer in Trout Brook Valley for an evening presentation on the natural history of the saw-whet owl. Learn about their status and abundance during the different seasons in CT. Larry will also discuss their diet, habitat preferences during the different seasons, courtship behavior, and behavioral traits they share with other owls, as well as behavioral traits that make them unique among owls.
It's fall planting, weeding, pruning and mulching time!
Aspetuck Land Trust members are invited to plant this years new blueberry bushes on Saturday, October 25th, from 9am - 11:30am at Aspetuck Land Trust's stunning 1,009 acre Trout Brook Valley orchard in Easton.
Join Larry Fischer, a licensed bird bander and raptor, at the orchard section of the Aspetuck Land Trust's Trout Brook Valley Conservation Area Saturday, October 6th, for a hawk walk followed by our walk through the orchard. Terrain: Easy. Open to the public, maximum 25. Please RSVP.
Join Larry Fischer, a licensed bird bander and raptor, at the orchard section of the Aspetuck Land Trust's Trout Brook Valley Conservation Area Saturday, September 22nd, for a hawk walk followed by our walk through the orchard. Open to the Public, 25 Maximum. RSVP Requested.
Calling all Rovers, Bellas, and other furry canines. The Kiwanis Club of Weston will host a Dog Jamboree on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Weston Middle School Field. Dogs are invited to bring their human family members and enjoy a day of competitions, demonstrations and seminars. Admission is $10/person or $25/family of four.
Geology and Natural History Hike with Norwalk Community College Anthropology Proffesor Ernie Weigand. Join Ernie to see and learn about prehistoric times as he points out notable landforms and rock outcrops and notes how they affected human occupation of the area both during prehistoric and historic times.
“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” Dorothea Lange.
Join Photographer Steve White for a class on not only taking better nature photos, but about using your camera to help strengthen your connection to and appreciation of nature.
Stop by the Fairfield University Bookstore to see the scenic beauty of Fairfield’s precious Aspetuck Land Trust Open Spaces thru the eyes of local painter Gail Bell. This exhibit will be at the Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road in downtown Fairfield thru the month of August.
Come and meet state legislators, elected officials, land trusts and community leaders for a discussion about land conservation success stories at the Trout Brook Valley Blueberry Patch!
Berries will be ripe!
Aspetuck Land Trust members are invited to attend the annual membership meeting “Refreshed and Rebooted”. Members will be asked to approve a slate of directors and provide feedback on our vision to create a 17,000 acre Greenway Corridor (see map).
Join Christine Peyreigne, General Falconer, Federally Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator, and Licensed educator for a live demonstration of some of the creatures she is currently working with.
Join Aspetuck Land Trust Executive Director David Brant on a two mile hike and learn how a land management plan is designed.
"Who Lives in the Tidal Marsh -- Great Salt Marsh Island in Ash Creek" in Fairfield and Bridgeport. Learn about who lives in the tidal marsh and see an osprey nest platform. This is a great activity for children and families.
Join Anthony Zemba of Fitzgerald and Halliday, Inc. for an afternoon wildflower walk at Trout Brook Valley Preserve.
Join local hawk-bander Larry Fischer for a special spring hawk walk in the orchard of the 1,009 acre Trout Brook Valley Preserve The 100+ acre orchard fields are an important habitat for hawks flying down the east coast flyway and is one of the last great open fields on the New England