LCNK Coronavirus Update

Dear North Kingstown Community,

As you are probably aware, most of our events and activites have been postponed during the coronavirus pandemic including our annual meeting and property walks. However, the board is still working on LCNK business and as things get better we will be posting updates here and on our Facebook page.

Thanks everyone for your continued support of land conservation in North Kingstown.

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Interested in walking our Bush Hill property?

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Land Conservancy of North Kingstown Annual Meeting

The Land Conservancy of North Kingstown will be holding its annual members meeting on Tuesday, March 18th 2014 at the North Kingstown Free Library. This year’s meeting will feature a presentation by Phil Edwards, Fisheries Biologist with RIDEM/Fish and Wildlife entitled “Restoring Migratory Fish to Rhode Island’s Rivers and Streams” that will focus on fish habitat restoration projects in RI, including stocking efforts and monitoring programs. The meeting will start at 6:30 PM, followed by Phil Edwards’s talk at 7 PM. The meeting is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Please contact Kathy Raposa, kvigness@aol.com or 295-0687 for more information.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Replanting Sand Dune Grass

Save the Bay is looking for volunteers to assist in planting 225,000 sq. ft. of dune grass.  Volunteers are needed for weekend shifts through mid-January.  For more information call 331-2298 ext. 104, or e-mail aball@serverhodeisland.org

For additional details go to:

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Replanting Sand Dune Grass

 

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LCNK Property Monitoring

It is that time again, when we go out and visit all of all the properties that the LCNK owns or holds a conservation easement on.  We have wetlands and uplands and working farms.   If you would like to come out with us, we would love to have you.

The purpose of these “monitoring” visits is to observe the condition of the parcels, with an eye toward encroachments, management issues, conservation easement violations, etc. We try to get to all of our parcels once a year.  Most visits last an hour to a few hours.  We usually go out once a week or so during the months of May and June.  You can come out one week, or come out onto a number of properties.

If you would like to come out with us, please let me know.  Once we know who is interested, we will get in touch with you to try and figure out when to go.

Thanks,

Walter Berry
Stewardship Chair, LCNK
Cell Phone: 401-932-9591

E-mail: Walter_berry@cox.net

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Guided Trail Walk of Historical Bush Hill Property, Wickford, RI

On Saturday, October 13, 2 p.m., at the Bush Hill Nature Reserve in Wickford, RI, the Land Conservancy of North Kingstown (LCNK) will hold a guided historical trail walk to highlight one of the special places in our community that is protected and open to the public. Led by local historian Tim Cranston, the guided walk will explore the valuable natural habitat of the Bush Hill Nature Reserve while recounting the historical signficance of this parcel to the community.

For more information go to: Bush Hill Walk

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Stakeholder meeting for route 2 and 102 intersection

There will be a stakeholder meeting for the proposed route 2 and 102 intersection visioning process.  The meeting will be held on Thursday, August 23, at 5:30 pm at the North Kingstown Senior Center.  

For more information go to:

http://www.northkingstown.org/visioning-process-routes-2-and-102

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Rome Point: Guided Walk of its History and Habitats

LCNK will be celebrating Land Trust Days this September by hosting a nature walk at Rome Point featuring tales of the history of the property from local historian Tim Cranston.  Click on the link in “Upcoming Events” for more information.

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LCNK Annual Meeting

The Land Conservancy of North Kingstown (http://www.lcnk.org) will be holding its annual members meeting on Thursday, March 1st at the North Kingstown United Methodist Church.  This year’s meeting will feature a presentation by Pam Rubinoff, URI Coastal Resources Center and Sea Grant entitled “Building Blocks for Climate Change: Mapping North Kingstown’s Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise”. The meeting will start at 6:30 PM, followed by Pam Rubinoff’s talk at 7 PM. The meeting is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Please contact Kathy Raposa, kvigness@aol.com or 295-0687 for more information.

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Welcome to our new site

Our new site is up and running.  However, not all of the sections are complete.  So please pardon us while we complete our sites renovation.  We hope to have everything running smoothly as soon as possible.

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