Join us for a collaborative “Radio Tower” lecture and guided tour!

The SLT, in collaboration with the Sippican Historical Society, invites the public to a free event honoring the 100th anniversary of the Marconi Station. Today, few realize that Marion was once home to the world’s largest and most powerful wireless telegraph station. Built in 1914 by the pioneering Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company, the Marion installation […] Read more »

Osprey Marsh Opening

The Sippican Lands Trust cordially invites the public to visit our newly acquired property “Osprey Marsh” on Saturday, July 26 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. “Osprey Marsh” was recently gifted to the SLT by the Howland family of Marion, and is a 19.8 acre waterfront property on Planting Island Cove. Please join us in […] Read more »

Brainard Marsh Yoga Series

Back by popular demand, the Sippican Lands Trust is proud to offer a summer yoga series that will be held at our Brainard Marsh property located off Delano Road in Marion. We will be offering both adult and children’s classes this year. These events are free and open to the public, so we hope to […] Read more »

Outdoor Painting Class

The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) is excited to offer our first ever, outdoor painting workshop! Come join renowned artist, Kim Barry, on Saturday, July 12 (with rain date of Sunday, July 13) from 9am-1pm and enjoy instruction and painting on one of SLT’s beautiful and inspiring properties. Kim has an impressive background in the arts […] Read more »

Informative Oyster Farming Experience

The Sippican Lands Trust and Tabor Academy have partnered on the waterfront and will offer an informative oyster farming experience for the whole family. The event, entitled “The Inner Workings of the Tabor Oyster Farm,” will be held on Thursday June 26th from 6:30-7:30 pm, rain or shine. Please gather in front of Tabor’s Fireman […] Read more »

Lectures on Invasive Plants and Barn Swallows

The Sippican Lands Trust will be hosting two lectures in May at our office located at 354 Front Street in Marion next to Uncle Jon’s Coffee. Refreshments and lite fare will be provided at both lectures. These events are free and open to the public. On Thursday May 22nd at 6pm, Dr. John Teal PhD […] Read more »

Arbor Day Spring Clean-Up and Marion Spring Fest

Litter and clutter beware! Streets will be cleaned and closets will be cleared as the Marion Tree and Parks Committee and Gifts to Give join forces for Marion’s 2014 Town-Wide Cleanup. To be held on Saturday, May 10 from 9 am until noon, the event is sponsored by the Tree and Parks Committee and the […] Read more »

Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Sippican Lands Trust will host its third annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10 am Saturday, April 12, at the trust’s Peirson Woods, which is located off Point Road, just past Marion Golf Course in Marion. The event is free. Take your own baskets or containers for collecting goodies. Arrive prior to the start time […] Read more »

Closure Reached on the Downsizing and Restructuring of Marion’s Baywatch 40B Housing Development

At the end of 2013, the Town of Marion, the Baywatch Developer, the Sippican Lands Trust, and a Group of Concerned Citizens and Abutters all came together and finalized the restructured 40B development off Front Street behind the Wave. A significant reduction in size and numerous other benefits to Marion occurred as a result of […] Read more »

Sippican Lands Trust Annual Appeal 2013 Now Underway!

                             Help Protect Land in Marion for Generations to Come!  Donate Now! The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) is a non-profrit member-based, environmental organization that preserves and protects 1,350 acres of open space in Marion.  Our properties offer beautiful landscapes, habitat protection, watershed buffering and are open to the public for the enjoyment of recreational activities. […] Read more »