Beyond the Barways

Westport Woods Expands North

Westport Woods Expands North

Over the past 5 years, WLCT has been honored to facilitate the public’s connection to the land at Westport Woods Conservation Park (formerly the St. Vincent de Paul Camp) through a variety of experiences. Most experience the property by walking the trail system. Many...

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Winter Walks

Winter Walks

Why walk in Winter? Solvitur ambulando is a Latin phrase which means “it is solved by walking.” Whatever is on your mind, taking a walk in the brisk Winter air might just hold the answer.

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Blazing into 2024

Blazing into 2024

Executive Director Ross Moran sets the stage for a new year of programs, stewardship, and preservation.

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10 Years of Tuesday Trail Team

10 Years of Tuesday Trail Team

TTT gathers in the Children's Discovery Garden, December 2023 2024 brings many exciting opportunities here at WLCT, but perhaps none more exciting than celebrating 10 years of the Tuesday Trail Team! Throughout 2024, TTT@10 will showcase the work of WLCT's Tuesday...

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Oak Exhibit Unveiled

Oak Exhibit Unveiled

This month, we are pleased to open to the public an exhibit crafted by a partnership between the Little Compton Garden Club and the Garden Club of Buzzards Bay! This exhibit details the intertwined nature of ourselves and our native oaks, with a focus on the...

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Propogating Inspiration in Winter

Propogating Inspiration in Winter

After the bright light of the solstice fire has settled down to the warm glow of coals andthe excitement of the holiday season has worn off, I start to truly feel the chill of winter.The gray skies seem to get lower every day, offering what little insulation they...

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2023 Year in review

2023 Year in review

Thank you! We had an incredibly successful and full year, thanks to you! new programming offered exploration expansion of Westport Woods new farmers at forever-preserved Berry Hill additional expansion at Westport Woods updated garden beds at Mill Pond community...

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Once Upon A Pine Tree: A StoryWalk

Once Upon A Pine Tree: A StoryWalk

Looking for a reason to get outside in the New Year? In January, Westport Woods will be the setting for a storywalk of Lynne Samson’s timely tale Once Upon a Pine Tree. With a central setting of a winter wonderland, this picture book describes the life cycle of a pine...

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Messy By Design: Gardens Take Planning

Messy By Design: Gardens Take Planning

Designing the Naturalistic Landscape I have now been practicing horticulture professionally for 20 years, during which my focus was almost entirely on the design, installation, and long-term maintenance of naturalistic landscapes. These thoughtfully crafted gardens...

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Ian Silvia Works Ready to Be Discovered

Ian Silvia Works Ready to Be Discovered

2023 Artist in Residence Ian Silvia installed 8 glass, stone and metal works throughout the trails at Westport Woods Conservation Park. A Little Compton resident, Ian brings a lifetime of familiarity with the local ecosystem to his work. As you walk the trails, keep...

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