URI Master Gardeners Install Purple Martin Domicile at Weeden Farm

Last September, a crack crew of Rudi’s Rangers (aka URI Master Gardener Volunteers under the direction of Rudi Hempe) installed a two-level specially designed and built, deluxe Purple Martin house in the field in front of SKLT’s Barn in Matunuck. Modeled closely after the Barn itself, this mini-condo can accommodate up to 16 martin families…. Read more »

SKLT’s Annual Meeting – April 14th

Come celebrate 30 years of land protection work by our land trust! After our business meeting and before we celebrate our 30 years with cake, we’ll hear from a panel on Rhody Native. Rhode Island Natural History Survey botanist Hope Leeson will describe the Rhody Native program and its goal to promote the use of… Read more »

Help SKLT on Monitoring Day

Wow, it’s that time again! We have scheduled this year’s annual Monitoring Day for Sunday March 24th at 2pm at the Barn on Matunuck Beach Road. This is the day when SKLT monitors all 150 properties it owns or protects by conservation easement. This will be the 5th annual monitoring day and all indications are… Read more »

Curious about narwhals?

Come to a lecture at the Barn by Todd McLeish on Thursday March 14 – 6:30pm for potluck desserts, then the program at 7pm. With his new book in hand – Narwhals: Arctic Whales in a Melting World – author Todd McLeish will recount his adventures studying the elusive narwhal, the rare Arctic whale with… Read more »