Our Upcoming Events

Our calendar shows all upcoming walks, social events and meetings.

Almost all Trust programs are free of charge; however, we welcome your donation so we can continue bringing you great outdoor and conservation activities and events.

  • September 21, 2019


    10:00 am: Trail Crew

  • September 21, 2019


    12:00 pm: Mansfield Celebrates

  • September 28, 2019


    10:00 am: Trail Crew

  • October 5, 2019


    Tobiassen Forest - Tolland 10:00 am: Talking to Trees

    Join master naturalist Deb Field as we explore this varied forest habitat. Moderate difficulty; kids over 12; no dogs. Dress appropriately - suggest sturdy shoes. Hard rain cancels. Limited to 15 participants - please sign up activities@joshuastrust.org


  • October 6, 2019


    Allanach-Wolf Preserve - Windham 12:00 pm: Concert at the Pond

    Bring a picnic, your family and friends, and enjoy choral music at Allanach-Wolf. There will be two groups performing; the Women's Choral Group and the Children's Choral Group. After, enjoy the trails or simply soak in the atmosphere of the this beautiful preserve. This event is co-sponsored by Consonare Choral Community. Visit www.consonare-sing.org for more information about the group and the concert.


  • October 12, 2019


    10:00 am: Trail Crew

  • October 19, 2019


    Atwood Farm 2:00 pm: Cider Pressing at Atwood

    Bring the kids and come enjoy the cider as your great-grandparents and grandparents did, and watch and help with the pressing of the apples. After, enjoy self-guided tours of the farm out-buildings and the orchard. Rain or shine.


  • October 20, 2019


    Josias Byles Sanctuary - Ashford 10:30 am: Walk at Byles with Historian Marian Mathews

    Join local historian Marian Mathews on a walk to learn about the natural and human history of this area. Enjoy refreshments after at the Henrietta House B&B. Moderate difficulty; kids welcome; dogs on leash. Hard rain cancels. Limited to 15 participants - please sign up at activities@joshuastrust.org


  • October 26, 2019


    10:00 am: Trail Crew

  • November 2, 2019


    10:00 am: Trail Crew

  • November 9, 2019


    10:00 am: Trail Crew

  • November 9, 2019


    Pappenheimer Preserve - Scotland 10:00 am: Walk at Pappenheimer

    Join master naturalist Deb Field as we explore this 2nd growth forested area and learn about what happens when forests are cut. Moderate difficulty; kids over 12; no dogs; dress appropriately - there may be some wet areas. Hard rain cancels. Limited to 15 participants - please sign up at activities@joshuastrust.org


  • November 16, 2019


    10:00 am: Trail Crew

  • November 29, 2019


    Utley Hill Preserve - Columbia 9:30 am: Turkey Walk

    Join naturalist Ann Dunnack exploring the mill sites and natural habitats of various animals on this post-Thanksgiving walk. Moderate difficulty; kid-friendly; dogs on leash; dress appropriately. Hard rain cancels. Limited to 15 participants - please sign up at activities@joshuastrust.org