June 1, 2020

CANCELLED: Lyme Land Trust Hosts Earth Day Celebration Today

Looking for bugs at the Earth Day Family Festival 2018. File photo submitted by Lyme Land Trust.

5/4 UPDATE: This event has been CANCELLED due to rain.  It will be re-scheduled for late summer or early fall with a similar lineup of activities.

Celebrate Earth Day next Sunday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 2nd Annual Earth Day Family Festival sponsored by the Lyme Land Trust. During this community event at Banningwood Preserve on Town St. in Lyme, there will be a short half-mile walk from parking to Diana’s Field where there will be a host of family-friendly activities.

Scheduled activities are as follows:

  • 11 a.m. Meet for family-friendly forest walk with biologist Jim Arrigoni (meet at entrance to Banningwood Preserve)
  • 12:30-2 p.m. Geology walk with Ralph Lewis (meet Ralph in Diana’s Field)

‘Anytime’ activities include:

  • ‘Bug Discovery’ in Roaring Brook with Pat Young of the Eight Mile River Wild and Scenic Coordinating Committee
  • Fun and games in Diana’s Field with Lyme’s Park and Rec.
  • Live music in Diana’s Field
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • S’mores by the bonfire
  • Bring your own blanket and picnic!
  • Goodie bags

Bring your own water to drink.

For more information, contact stewardship@lymelandtrust.org or visit lymelandtrust.org


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