Through events, programs, and other forms of involvement, the Education Committee seeks to broaden community awareness of open space and instill conservation values, with special emphasis on engaging and inspiring the next generation to love Lyme’s remarkable resources.
The Tree Collective: A program designed to engage young conservationists ages 14-18 in outdoor fun and education while working to maintain trails in our beautiful town of Lyme, CT. It is sponsored by the Lyme Land Trust under the leadership of environmentalist/artist Regan Stacey since 2019. Learn More.
Events and celebrations: We provide programs and activities for people of diverse ages and interests. View Events
Tours of Preserves: We organize talks and walks led by experts to enhance appreciation of our open spaces. Our guided hikes and activities encourage the pure enjoyment of the outdoors with like-minded nature lovers.
Interpretive Trails: We create self-guided walks to highlight different aspects of our preserves.
- Banningwood Self-guided Walk for All Ages
- Banningwood Self-guided Walk Geology and Ecology
- Lyme Corner Trails and Interpretive Trail
Stewardship Education: The Land Trust educates users of our preserves about the many ways they can care for the environment.
Interesting News: We prepare and make available informative articles for the Lyme Land Trust Newsletter and this website.
Scientific Study: We facilitate study of the natural resources present on our preserves for educational and land management purposes.
Partnerships: We join with the schools and other organizations to promote the importance of land conservation.
Lyme Forest Block Project Phase 2—an initiative launched by Audubon Connecticut, in partnership with and other local land trusts, and municipalities.
Volunteers: The Land Trust encourages volunteers to help with programming.