JAN 1 – TUESDAY -11:00 – FIRST DAY FAMILY HIKE with Lewisboro Land Trust. Start the the new year with a fun hike at Leon Levy Preserve, South Salem. Meet at LLP parking lot on Rte 123. hike level: Easy-Moderate. Length: 1 hour – 1-1/2 hr depending on weather. Kids and dogs-on-leash welcome. Wear sturdy shoes. Rain cancels. Led by Bobbe Stultz.

JAN 19th, (Sat) 10:00 a.m. AVENZA Program– Want to hike more, but are concerned about following trails or getting lost? Learn how to use the Avenza app for an additional layer of trail safety. LLT volunteer extraordinaire, Carey Nathan, will teach us about using the app and then we will practice on the trail. 1 1/2 hrs. Place TBD. pre-registration at

Jan 27th (SUN) 10-12  WINTER TRACKS FAMILY PROGRAM– Bundle up and join us to learn about animal tracks! After a short hike at Onatru Reservation, we’ll head indoors to warm up with hot chocolate, make plaster castings from track molds, and play tracks-themed games. Led by naturalist Eric Stone of The Rewilding School. Recommended for children 3-11, but all ages are welcome. Onatru Farm, 99 Elmwood Road, South Salem. Meet in front of the main farmhouse (where town offices are located). Participation is limited; register early at

FEB 16th, (Sat) 7:00- OWL PROWL, Old Field Preserve, Waccabuc. Owl’s prowl at night and so will we. Late winter is the mating season for local species of owls. We will call them in and hopefully observe one or more of the 11 species of owl native to New York state.  Please dress warmly and be prepared for long periods of quiet while we await these mythical creatures of the night.  Warm refreshments will be served. Meet at Old Field Preserve parking lot, Mead St., Waccabuc (across fromSchoolhouse Rd). Led by Krista Munger

MARCH 2 (Sat) 10:00-12:00- LATE WINTER SNOWSHOE (or hike)– Mt. Lakes Camp, North Salem. Back  by popular demand, Peter Gross and Dan Welsh will lead us on a snowshoe followed by a bonfire, music and hot cocoa. Meet at the camp office at Mt. Lakes Camp, Hawley Road, North Salem. Snowshoes not the event of shallow snow, we will hike. Dress in layers and enjoy! (Inclement weather program postponed until Sunday March 3rd.)

APRIL 28 (Sun)- 10:00-12:00- EARTH DAY CELEBRATION – Celebrate Earth’s beauty and bounty and explore the global focus of Earth Day 2019 – Protect Our Species. Two Programs available:  Our children’s family program will hike to four checkpoints where children (and their parents!) will learn about local species that are endangered or threatened, and what actions we can take to help preserve them. Led by naturalist Jim Nordgren and coordinator Shantala DuGay-Iyengar. Also, a moderately paced adult guided hike will be led by Peggy Nordgren. Refreshments served. Meet at Leon Levy Preserve, rte 123,South Salem (1/4 Mile south of rte 35).


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Lewisboro Land Trust’s NEW TRAIL GUIDE is printed!

This 2016 edition is the first update in 11 years, with all new maps (by Jim Nordgren) and descriptions of the 24 preserves in Lewisboro.
You can pick up a copy at any of the following locations:
The Lewisboro Town House or Lewisboro Library, both on Main Street in South Salem, The Lewisboro Parks and Recreation offices at 99 Elmwood Road, South Salem, or at Cross River Wine Merchant on Route 121 and Route 35.
A donation envelope is enclosed; $9 is suggested. Or to order online, click HERE,
and we will send you one. Get yours today!


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