From the Hive with Alison Hodges

Helping Pollinators Thrive Pollinators are in the news a lot, often in articles that describe challenges faced by honeybees and monarch butterflies. In Massachusetts, our native pollinators include many more species of bees and butterflies, plus moths, beetles, and hummingbirds. When these beneficial animals visit flowers in search of food, they help spread the pollen […] Read more »

Buy-A-Board on the Osprey Marsh Boardwalk

Want to buy a board in a name of a friend, family or business? Now is your chance to be part of Sippican Lands Trust’s Osprey Marsh Accessible Boardwalk in Marion and permanently recognize a friend, family member or local business with an engraved message on a plaque on a board. If interested, you may […] Read more »

Late fall photos of Beaton Bog

Sippican Lands Trust’s mission is to acquire, manage and protect natural areas in Marion for the benefit of the public. Beaton Bog is one of the natural areas protected by Sippican Lands Trust. The beauty of this property in the late fall has been captured by SLT Board Member, Marian Howell, whose amazing photography has […] Read more »

Kayaking the Wewantic and Sippican Rivers

Thank you to all the paddlers who joined the Buzzards Bay Coalition and the Sippican Lands Trust on a beautiful summer paddle up the Sippican River. Many fiddler crabs and plenty of birds (semipalmated plovers, great blue herons and Osprey among many others) helped keep us company on this stretch of river. Read more »

Wild Edibles Walk

Thank you to Russ Cohen and the interested crew that stopped by Brainard Marsh today for the walk and talk about wild edibles. Unique benefit of the wonderful biodiversity in our preserves is the occasional tasty bit. Read more »

Osprey Marsh Accessible Boardwalk Project to Start

Sippican Lands Trust’s Osprey Marsh property will be closed starting June 17, 2019 for the next six months during construction of a universally accessible boardwalk at Osprey Marsh. Please consider visiting other SLT properties along Point Road including Hagemann Woods, Howland Marsh and Peirson Woods during construction. SLT apologizes for any inconvenience and to learn […] Read more »

SLT Annual Meeting

Another successful annual meeting is in the books! Thank you to Brad Cook for his passionate presentation. Also, thank you to all who came and to all who continue to support our local non-profit. Time to get kids (and us) outside and get connected. Read more »