The Southbury Land Trust will host a spring hike on Saturday, April 25th at 1:30 PM at the Phillips-Lovdal Farm Preserve located at 400 Sanford Road, Southbury. This preserve provides 155 acres of open space for passive recreation including extensive trials that lead visitors through forests and fields and along streams and stone walls. A fen, newly built observation deck, orchards and a rebuilt post and beam barn also grace the property. Adult singles of all ages are invited to attend. The guided hike will last for approximately one hour. Participants should wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Immediately following the hike, those interested are welcome to meet at the Black Hog Brewery located at 115 Hurley Road Building 9A in Oxford. The Land Trust will provide snacks at the brewery.
The Southbury Land Trust, Inc., founded in 1978, is a private non-profit, member-supported conservation organization dedicated to the conservation of Southbury’s natural resources for the enjoyment of all present and future residents. It currently holds 800 acres in ownership trust and 1,204 acres under conservation easements, including the Southbury Training School Farmland.
Properties owned by the Land Trust are open to the public from dawn to dusk. For information about the Southbury Land Trust, locations of its properties and maps of its trails, visit the website www.southburylandtrust.org. For more information about this event contact the Southbury Land Trust office at 203-264-4441 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.