Stone Wall Workshop

Title: Stone Wall Workshop
Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm
Where: Peirson Woods, Point Road
Leader(s): Peter Davies and Sippican Lands Trust

Join the SLT and Peter Davies of the Mattapoisett Land Trust this Thursday at 4 pm as we repair the stone wall that is found at the edge of our Peirson Woods property. Peter has experience repairing similar walls in Mattapoisett.

Peirson Woods is found about a mile down Point Road from Route 6 on the right-hand side. If interested, please wear boots and bring gloves and dress for the weather. If you are able to attend, please send a quick email to If the workshop is canceled due to inclement weather, information will be posted to SLT’s website and Facebook page.

Celebrate National Trails Day at our Peirson Woods Work Party

Title: Work Party at Peirson Woods
Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Time: 10:00 am
Where: Peirson Woods
Leader(s): Sippican Lands Trust

Join us on National Trails Day to help clean one of our many trails!

We need your help! Throughout the year, the SLT hosts “work parties” where volunteers gather at a specific property and work together to address the needs of that site.  It’s always a fun day of a little sweat, followed by food and refreshments shared with great people!

We will be clearing the trail at our Peirson Woods property on Saturday, June 1st at 10 am. If you are able to attend, please send a quick email to

Monthly Walkabout Series with Marion Council on Aging

Title: Scavenger Hunt
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Time: 10:00 am
Where: Hagemann Woods, Point Road
Leader(s): Diane Cook and Sippican Lands Trust

The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) is excited to partner once again with the Marion Council on Aging for upcoming walks this spring, summer and fall. The walks will showcase the wide variety of properties and trails managed by SLT and feature a theme for each walk. Please meet at the property’s parking area a few minutes before the walk starts.

Led by SLT board member Diane Cook, our June walk will be titled “Scavenger Hunt” and will be taking place on Tuesday, June 4th at 10 am at our Hagemann Woods property. A quiet walk in the woods, remember to bring binoculars to see if you can find some things in nature made by animals or humans.

Hagemann Woods is a 23 acre parcel acquired by the SLT in 1998 and features white pines, oaks, red maples and mixed wetlands providing a wide range of wildlife habitat.

The parking area for Hagemann Woods is located off of Point Road approximately two miles south of the intersection of Route 6 and Point Road in Marion.

SLT Annual Meeting

Title: SLT Annual Meeting
Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: Marion Music Hall, Front Street
Leader(s): Sippican Lands Trust with speaker Brad Cook

Please join the SLT Board of Directors for a presentation by Brad “Old Buzzard” Cook entitled “Trail Dreams”- A transformational exploration of how connecting with the solace of nature and the dream of hiking “The Trail” altered and saved a life.

Brad Cook understands that it is our responsibility to shut off the electronic devices and connect with nature. After a successful 35-year career in public education, Cook has now focused his energy on getting children out into nature and away from screens. Cook’s own journey from a deeply troubled young man to an active, outdoor adventurer sparked his interest to initiate a complete physical, mental and spiritual transformation, a quest for more. Cook lives with his wife, Karen, and dog, Otis, and splits time between Maine and Massachusetts.

There will be a brief informational meeting prior to the presentation. Light refreshments will be served. Parking is available at the Island Wharf parking lot. This meeting is free and open to the public.

Sunrise Photography

Title: Sunrise Photography
Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time: 4:45 am
Where: Brainard Marsh, Delano Road
Leader(s): Marian Howell and Sippican Lands Trust

More info to come!



SLT Beer & Oyster Fest

Title: SLT Beer & Oyster Fest
Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Time: 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Where: Silvershell Beach, Front Street, Marion
Leader(s): Sippican Lands Trust


Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 7 from 5 to 9 p.m. for Sippican Lands Trust’s first annual Beer & Oyster Fest at Silvershell Beach!

Come support 45 years of land conservation in Marion!

The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) Beer & Oyster Fest will feature craft beers, local oysters, live entertainment, a silent auction, and much more.

Event details and ticket prices coming soon!

See you Saturday, September 7 at SLT’s first annual Beer & Oyster Fest at Silvershell Beach!