Upcoming Events

10th Annual Spring Wine Tasting

What does Kent Wine & Spirit have in store for us this year?  Join us for this favorite spring event culminating with our 10th Annual Spring Wine Tasting at RT Facts Gallery in the Kent Barns!  While we have postponed our Saturday, April 4 event, we do plan to reschedule our weekend of fun events soon!  Please check back for details.

Spring Break Scavenger Hunt Hike

Postponed--Check back for new date!

Audrey & Robert Tobin Preserve

Join school-age children and curious adults on a sleuthing mission using a topographic map to discover the ultimate reward.  Travel approximately 2 miles along varied terrain.

Registration Requested

For more info or RSVP email us!

April 18, 2020

Earth Day Stewardship Blitz

Join us for a light breakfast at our offices at Marble Valley Farm on Route 7, then head out to prune, rake and plant!

Please RSVP!

May 25, 2020

Memorial Day Picnic

Join us in the fields south of the monument for our annual picnic!

June 07, 2020

Muffins & Martins

Purple Martins (Progne subis) are the largest member of the swallow family and in the Eastern part of the United States are entirely dependent on humans and artificial housing. Bring a chair, sit back, and enjoy a light breakfast with Marvelwood School Science Department Chairman and Kent Land Trust Director Laurie Doss.  You will learn about this endearing species and the efforts by Marvelwood and Kent Land Trust to increase inland colonies of Purple Martins in Connecticut’s Northwest corner over the past decade.  Participants will have the opportunity to participate in nest checks and engage in an ongoing project in partnership with CT’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to color band nestlings to study natal dispersal of martins in the state.  Bring binoculars and cameras to help look for and/or photograph color banded martins which may be breeding in the colony and help figure out where the breeding martins were originally banded as nestlings. Find out how you can help Purple Martins and tips on establishing martin colonies on your property if you have habitat attractive to Purple Martins.

For those who enjoy hiking, continue your morning outdoors on the trails in Kent Land Trust’s Skiff Mountain South Preserve (adjacent to Marvelwood School) following our time together.  

Space is limited please RSVP to info@kentlandtrust.org

Follow Skiff Mountain Road.  Go 4.5 Miles to the top of the hill, and make a right at the Marvelwood School sign. Park on campus at the Marvelwood School parking lot by the Performing Arts Center and walk towards the white Purple Martin house that is below the tennis courts.

Please NO DOGS.

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