The Salisbury Watershed Prorgram

A panel discussion of the town’s watershed by five local and regional experts provided an overview and perspective of Salisbury’s waterbodies and watersheds. The program was co- sponsored by the Association’s Land Trust, Scoville Memorial Library, Housatonic Valley Association, and Trout Unlimited. Hosted at Salisbury Town Hall. 2014

Woods Forum

Nearly half of CT forestland is owned and cared for by individuals or families. The Woods Forum brought experts and woodland owners together to discuss forested land, ecology, invasive species control, woodland conservation, and wildlife habitat management. Organized by HVA’s Litchfield Hills Greenprint and its partners, including the SA Land Trust and Audubon Connecticut. Hosted at Indian Mountain School. 2014

Reading the Forested Landscape

Part Two of a Talk and Walk introducing a new way of seeing a forest and interpreting its history. Co- sponsored with Scoville Memorial Library, the program was conducted by Tom Wessels, nationally recognized landscape ecologist and author. Talk was presented at the SML, followed by a guided walk at Turnip Top which is part of the Edith Scoville Sanctuary in Salisbury. 2014

Tour of Salisbury

In connection with a photo exhibit on the town’s natural resources and landscapes at the Academy Building, the Land Trust and Historical Society organized a bus tour providing an overview of Salisbury’s natural and human history. Tour included visits to rock formations to understand how the Northwest Corner came to be (geologically speaking) and stops throughout the area to learn more about Salisbury’s history, industry, and ecology from Ed Kirby, George Massey, Dick Paddock, Tom Schachtman, and Harry White. 2013

Tour of Taconic and Twin Lakes

As a follow-up to a Fall 2010 presentation by Dick Paddock, two historical tours of the area were held in May and June 2011.

Field Workshop to accompany the Dirty Dozen Exhibit

Discussions of techniques and materials for reducing invasive plants in home gardens with Jess Toro, of Native Habitat Restoration. 2010

Tour of Mary Silk’s Rain Garden Landscape

Lake Wononscopomuc. 2010