Winter Birds at Dunback Meadow

Dunback Meadow 23 Allen Street, Lexington, MA, United States

During winter our resident birds, such as woodpeckers, nuthatches, chickadees and titmice, are busy finding food, and we are usually able to locate about a dozen different species of them during the winter walk.

Woodcock Walk at Dunback Meadow

Allen Street Dunback Meadow 23 Allen Street, Lexington, MA

Join us on a search for the elusive American woodcock, whose unusual mating behavior provides a rare opportunity to observe this species. In early spring, woodcocks can be found in […]

Butterfly Walk, Arlington’s Great Meadows

Arlington's Great Meadows Lexington Meadow, Lexington, MA, United States

This 183-acre wet meadow is the largest piece of undeveloped land in the Arlington/Lexington area.  The meadow is home to host plants for many overwintering insect larvae/pupae.  Target species:  Henry’s […]

Why Trees Matter for Green Development

Learn how to make development climate friendly and “green” by preserving trees’ crucial eco-services in urban areas and in wild forests. For a livable future, we need trees and the […]

Spring Bird Walk, Arlington Reservoir and Lexington Community Farm

Rindge Avenue Playground 32 Rindge Avenue, Lexington, United States

Join us at Arlington Reservoir to look for early songbird migrants (Warbling Vireo, first orioles, and numerous colorful Yellow-rumped and Palm warblers likely) and lingering migrant ducks (Green-winged Teal likely […]

Fern Plus Walk

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

Focus will be on identifying ferns, but we will also “botanize” on anything else that captures our interest. We can also make entries into iNaturalist! There will be several 10x magnifying glasses […]

Garlic Mustard Pull at Lincoln Park

Fitness Path Middleby Rd 55 Middleby Rd, Lexington, United States

Garlic mustard seeds can take up to seven years to sprout, requiring repeated efforts to control and eradicate this aggressive invasive species.  Come join CLC’s multi-year effort to pull this […]

Spring Birding at Lower Vine Brook

Lower Vine Brook 93 Vine Street, Lexington, MA, United States

Lower Vine Brook can be a fantastic area to see a nice selection of warblers, beautiful small tropical birds that migrate north at this time of year. They will eventually […]

Lexpress Walk Series #2 – Shaker Glen/Lower Vine Brook

Depot Lexington Center Depot Square, Lexington, MA

Session two exploring the use of Lexpress to expand Lexington’s walking opportunities. This 3+ mile/2.5 hour walk will wend its way through two of Lexington’s Conservation areas past a wide […]

Willard’s Woods Ramble

Willards Woods 44 North Street, Lexington, MA, United States

With 100 acres of former farmland, Willard’s Woods provides an opportunity to explore a variety of areas, including open areas, a former livestock pond and peaceful pine groves.  After a brief […]

Wild Edibles of Lexington’s Waysides

Lincoln Park Lincoln Park, Lexington, MA, United States

Once again, CLC is delighted to have Russ Cohen return for another walk to teach us about wild edible plants! Lexington is home to over 70 species of edible wild […]