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Last Saturday on the Trail: January 27th

Watson-Symington Preserve 100-110 Wellesley Dr, New Canaan, CT, United States

Part of the 2024 Winter Hiking Challenge Cross Watson-Symington off your Winter Hiking Challenge checklist with this Last Saturday on the Trail event! Enjoy coffee, donuts, and hot chocolate on the trail.

Toward a More Walkable New Canaan by Jeff Speck

New Canaan Library 151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT, United States

National planning expert Jeff Speck has spent his career studying what makes cities thrive and has boiled it down to one key factor: walkability. From economists, epidemiologists, and environmentalists to preservationists, planners, and parents, all agree that walkable communities are better in just about every way. Speck explains why walking is useful, particularly regarding land-use, zoning, transit, and […]

Last Saturday on the Trail: February 24th

Colhoun Preserve 204 Davenport Ridge Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

Part of the 2024 Winter Hiking Challenge Cross Colhoun off your Winter Hiking Challenge checklist with this Last Saturday on the Trail event! Enjoy coffee, donuts, and hot chocolate on the trail.

Last Saturday on the Trail: Ribbit Rhapsody

Still Pond Preserve -- Fowler Entrance 763 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

This program is in partnership with the Norwalk River Watershed Association (NRWA) Join Sarah Breznen, the Director of Education at the Woodcock Nature Center, for a spring amphibian walk! Walk the trail at Still Pond to the chorus of wood frogs and spring peepers. Learn about the amphibians native to our area, the ecology of […]

Last Saturday on the Trail: Birds of a Feather

Browne Preserve 1180 Valley Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

Join us for a celebration of birds and nature! This exciting event is a fantastic opportunity for bird lovers of all ages to experience the beauty and diversity of birds in their natural habitats. Learn to identify and observe various bird species with New Canaan Land Trust board member Newell Cotton.

Fireflies: Protecting Our Jewels of the Night with Sara Lewis

New Canaan Library 151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT, United States

Fireflies are surely among our greatest ambassadors for Earth’s natural magic. For centuries their ethereal beauty has sparked wonder and inspired poets, artists, and children of all ages. Yet they hold so many mysteries! Please join a special joint program between New Canaan Library and the New Canaan Land Trust to learn how they got […]

Last Saturday on the Trail: Pollinators & Native Plants

Still Pond Preserve -- Fowler Entrance 763 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

Join us for a journey through the wonders of native perennials and their interaction with pollinators. Susan Bergen, author of NCLT's monthly nature blog, will demonstrate the interrelationship between native plants and pollinators and offer suggestions on how to create natural habitats at home. Whether you're a seasoned naturalist or just an admirer of wildflowers, you'll […]

Fireflies Take Flight: The 2024 Firefly Season Kickoff Event

Colhoun Preserve 204 Davenport Ridge Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

SOLD OUT Join the New Canaan Land Trust at Colhoun Preserve on Thursday, June 27th, from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM for drinks, desserts, and a night under the glowing light of the fireflies. The Baked and Sauced Food Truck will be on-site, providing drinks and desserts. Get a tour of the amazing firefly meadow […]

Last Saturday on the Trail: Lanterns of the Night

Firefly Sanctuary 34 Sleepy Hollow Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

SOLD OUT As the sun sets and the fireflies emerge, you’ll learn about their fascinating life cycle and behavior and discover why they are an important part of our local ecosystem. This Last Saturday on the Trail program will feature a talk about the preserve's history, the firefly's lifecycle, and an advanced viewing of the […]

Peak Season Viewing

Firefly Sanctuary 34 Sleepy Hollow Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

The New Canaan Land Trust is committed to maintaining the delicate balance of the Sanctuary’s ecosystem and ensuring every visit is memorable and impactful. We cap registration to 30 people for every showing, with each order limited to 6 tickets. If you have a group larger than 10, please contact Elle Smith at [email protected] for a special group rate. The […]