Nature Journaling, Sutherland Woods

Sutherland Woods Sutherland Woods, Lexington, MA, United States

Accompany Arlington artist and naturalist Jan Ford on an inspirational walk around Sutherland Woods.

Fall Goat Open House at Chiesa Farm

Chiesa Farm Sedge Road, Lexington, MA, United States

Come and join the local Lexington goats for their daily pasture walk through the fields and woodlands at Chiesa Farm. Each season the land provides them with diverse plant life. The goats are very specific as to what they need to eat depending on many factors. We will have two Lexington herds, totaling 12 female […]

To Speak for the Trees-Virtual/Cary Library

Botanist, medical-biochemist, and author Diana Beresford-Kroeger will talk about the plants and trees that need to go into the ground in Lexington, Massachusetts and the surrounding area for the health and well-being of its residents and for the long-term sustainability of life on Earth.  If you are a gardener or not, everyone can play a […]

LexFarm and Environs Tour and Conservation Walk

LexFarm 52 Lowell Street, Lexington, MA, United States

Come learn about Lexington’s treasured organic farm, with its unique history, mission, and location adjacent to local conservation lands. After an informative tour, including a discussion of sustainable farming practices, the experimental garden and native planting efforts, we’ll proceed to check out the nearby Arlington Reservoir. We’ll then walk through a few neighborhood streets to […]

Tree Exhibit at Munroe

Munroe Center for the Arts 1403 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA, United States

Gallery reception at the Munroe Center for the Arts.

Dose of Nature Series – Wright Farm

Wright Farm 241 Grove Street, Lexington, MA, United States

Join a representative of the Lexington Conservation Department for this month’s free walk exploring Wright Farm. Fall is the perfect time to come together to enjoy Lexington’s many Conservation lands. Join a member of Lexington’s Conservation Department for a free guided tour of Wright Farm.  Heavy rain cancels. Registration is not required. Meet at the […]

ACROSS Lexington, Route K

Across Lexington- route K Oak street and Bruce Road, Lexington, MA, United States

ACROSS Route K traverses three conservation parcels on the east side of Lexington: West Farm, where the trail follows an old cart path, and offers a view of the fields at Wilson Farm; Sutherland Woods, which features an oak-hickory forest and 2 old farm ponds; and Liberty Heights, a 6-acre property with a short trail […]

Introduction to Winter Tree Identification

Wright Farm 241 Grove Street, Lexington, MA, United States

Saturday November 4 9:30-11:00 am; rain date Saturday November 11 Come learn the basics of tree identification with no leaves. Join Conservation Land-Use Ranger Adam Green for an introduction to winter dendrology at Wright Farm. We'll take a nice leisurely stroll while highlighting skills and techniques to aid in your winter tree identification.  Some parking […]

Landscaping for Bird Diversity with Claudia Thompson

Presented by Lexington Living Landscapes and Cary Memorial Library, join Claudia Thompson on zoom.  She is a Landscape Ecologist and founder of Grow Native Massachusetts. Our landscapes have a tremendous impact on bird diversity, and with so many native bird populations in steep decline, understanding their needs is more important than ever.  Using photographs and […]

ACROSS Lexington, Route F

Across Lexington- route F Wood street and Old Mass Ave, Lexington, MA, United States

Route F connects the ACROSS Lexington trail system with the Western Greenway and the Battle Road Trail. This walk will begin at that juncture and will take us to neighborhoods inside Route 128 in the western part of Lexington. From there, the route runs through the Freemont Street play area, past the Pine Meadows Golf […]

CLC Annual Meeting

Lexington Community Center 39 Marret Road, Lexington, MA, United States

Barbara Katzenberg, a Lexingtoninan will talk about “Observing Lexington's Biodiversity Using iNaturalist.” In the past few years, applications to help people identify organisms have proliferated using various forms of AI capability. The non-profit iNaturalist has the added benefit of bringing together an international community of naturalists--both amateur and professional-- who contribute by confirming identifications, discussing […]

Turkey Trot Walk at Hayden Woods

Hayden Woods 45-55 Hayden Avenue, Rear, Lexington, MA, United States

Work off the excesses of your Thanksgiving dinner by joining CLC on  its annual Turkey Trot walk. We will try and relocate a large boulder bearing a line of stone chisel marks left by an early Lexington resident who evidently had designs on using the top for perhaps a front stoop. Walking sticks recommended if […]