Finding Champion Trees Challenge in Marion

Title: Finding Champion Trees Challenge in Marion
Date: Sunday, March 22 to Friday, May 1
Time: Sunrise to Sunset
Where: Your own backyard, Marion’s Open Spaces or any SLT property

This is a family fun activity challenging you, your parent/grandparent or a friend to find a champion tree in your own backyard, open space or SLT property near you. You will need to identify, measure and locate a tree in oder to complete this challenge.

This activity involves getting outdoors and using some of your math and science skills to identify your champion tree. Feel free to get some help from a parent or grandparent to complete the challenge and click here to print out the champion tree form.

Completed forms must be mailed to Sippican Lands Trust, PO Box 848, Marion, MA 02738 or emailed to by Friday, May 1.

Good luck and happy tree hunting!

StoryWalk at Hagemann Woods featuring Sanctuaries by Peter Stone

Title: StoryWalk at Hagemann Woods
Date: Monday, March 23 to Friday, May 1
Time: Sunrise to sunset
Where: Hagemann Woods

Sippican Lands Trust’s StoryWalk® at Hagemann Woods features Sanctuaries written and illustrated by local author and illustrator, Peter Stone. Sanctuaries will be displayed at the Hagemann Woods property from Monday, March 23 to Friday, May 1, 2020.

StoryWalk® is an innovative and delightful way for children — and adults! — to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. Laminated pages from a children’s book are attached to wooden stakes, which are installed along an outdoor path. As you stroll down the trail, you’re directed to the next page in the story.

Hagemann Woods is 23.9-acre parcel with rolling contours featuring forest of white pine, oak, and red maple. The parking area for Hagemann Woods is located off of Point Road approximately two miles south of the intersection of Route 6 (Wareham Road) and Point Road in Marion.

Please practice social distancing (6′ or more from the next visitor) while visiting StoryWalk® at Hagemann Woods. Adults and kids of all ages are welcome and for further information about the StoryWalk® at Hagemann Woods visit or call Sippican Lands Trust at 508-748-3080.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Sanctuaries at Hagemann Woods.

Easter Egg Hunt at Peirson Woods (Canceled due to the ongoing Coronavirus threat)

Title: Easter Egg Hunt
Date: Saturday, April 4 (Rain date is Sunday, April 5 at 1 p.m.)
Time: 10 a.m.
Where: Peirson Woods, Point Road, Marion

The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) is hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Peirson Woods on Point Road in Marion. The event is free and open to the public. Please bring your own basket or container for collecting goodies and please arrive promptly so you don’t miss the start of the event.

Peirson Woods is a 30-acre parcel of land with woodlands and wetlands including a vibrant salt marsh. The property is home to numerous species of birds including herons, winter buffleheads and osprey. On a clear winter day, Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and the northern Elizabeth Islands can be seen.

Peirson Woods is located off of Point Road in Marion just past the Marion Golf Course. Street side parking is available and please be careful when parking in this area.

The rain date for this event is Sunday, April 5 at 1 p.m. For directions or further information send an email to or call Sippican Lands Trust at 508-748-3080. Sippican Lands Trust is grateful to Parker Electric in Marion for their support of this year’s Easter Egg Hunt. Thank you!

Register online for the Easter Egg Hunt below

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