Brookmead Food Pantry Garden to be Expanded to Meet Need

Last year UVLT began a Food Pantry Garden at our Brookmead Conservation Area on Turnpike Road in Norwich. The garden at Brookmead was created so that UVLT could use the land to serve the whole community by growing food that would be donated to Willing Hands and distributed to our neighbors in need. By planting […]

Environment and Nature Based Activities for Children – A Resource for Parents

As the weather warms up and school is cancelled for the rest of the year you might be thinking, “I need to get these kids out of the house”. If you’re trying to home school this spring, we have something to help you.  Several years ago Maggie Stoudnour created an outdoor, environmental education curriculum for […]

Learn to use iNaturalist and become a Citizen Scientist!

Have you ever been hiking at your favorite conservation area and come across a striking wildflower that you’ve never seen before? An otherworldly species of moss? Or a salamander that you can’t quite identify? There’s an app for that. UVLT staff have implemented iNaturalist in our field work, an app that allows you to quickly […]