New Self-Guided Weeden Farm Hike

Here’s a great new hike that’s perfect for a spring day! Hike around Weeden Farm following Doug McGovern’s wonderful new stone wall guide to the geology of the rocks and stones in the beautiful walls that have been restored by SKLT’s own “Rock Stars”. The guide can be found at the kiosk in the parking… Read more »

Plans for a Natural Sculpture Garden Grow at Green Hill

At the corner of Green Hill Beach Road and Matunuck Schoolhouse Road is a 22 acre parcel of land that is outstanding for its lush beauty—nurtured by a cold-water brook as it flows down from Factory Pond to Green Hill Pond and the ocean. Much of the eastern part of the property is a shrub… Read more »

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 »