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May 20th, 7:00 pm

Today is World Bee Day! At MLT’s Santos Farm property and the Blueberry Patch property we actually have local beekeepers raising honey bees on our land. We love providing space for these helpful creatures that pollinate the wildflowers on our properties. In turn, the bees and beekeepers produce some amazing local honey and beeswax products! ... See MoreSee Less
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May 16th, 6:00 pm

During our vernal pool walk a few weeks ago, we saw some pretty cool stuff, like this bullfrog tadpole (left) and these wood frog eggs (right). Vernal pools are extremely important breeding habitats for frogs, toads, salamanders, and more. They also provide a source of food and water to many different bird species. In the coming weeks of spring well into the summer, the vernal pools in Mattapoisett will be teeming with life. You can see for yourself by visiting the vernal pool on the MLT Woodcock trail or at Grace Pond in the MLT Old Aucoot district. See our website for more information and maps: https://mattlandtrust.org/map/ ... See MoreSee Less
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May 13th, 7:00 pm

Thursdays are for getting out on the trails. On Thursday afternoons our dedicated volunteers organize and meet to do trail maintenance or other stewardship projects that ensure all MLT properties stay in tip top shape. Check out what we’ve done recently on our stewardship work days in the Brandt Island Cove District: volunteers designed, built, and installed two new benches with reclaimed wood and cut a new portion of trail which makes a lovely walking loop at the end of the marsh. Soon, we’ll have new signs and blazes up too to finalize the new trail portion. Go check it out!Email manager@mattlandtrust.org if you’re interested in joining these volunteer stewardship days. ... See MoreSee Less
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