36th Annual Meeting – Recap

On Tuesday, January 16th at 7pm the Warren Land Trust held its 36th annual meeting at the Historic Warren Armory. The meeting was well attended despite a messy wintery mix of weather.

WLT president Rock Singewald welcomed a crowd of about 50.
He expressed gratitude to a host of volunteers and donors who have helped to make the past year a successful one and extended an invitation for new volunteers.
An outline of progress at both Sowams Meadows and Jacob’s Point was presented.

Rock also thanked the local merchants for their  generous donations of food and beverage for the event’s refreshment table.

  • Shaw’s Market
  • Prica Farina
  • Sowams Cider Works
  • Cafe Water Street

Jenny Flanagan, WLT treasurer gave a brief financial report and a new slate of officers was approved:

  • Max Bliss and Kate Pisano, co-presidents
  • Jenny Flanagan, treasurer
  • Martha Antaya, secretary 

Following the business meeting, the keynote speaker, Doug Arion, PhD gave his visual presentation:
Darkness in the Daytime, The solar eclipse and our connection to the universe.

Doug’s presentation inspired awe and generated a lively Q&A.
You may visit Doug Arion’s website to learn more.

To conclude, Jenny Flanagan presented outgoing president Rock Singewald with a lovely original oil painting of Jacob’s Point by local artist Bill McLane as a token of appreciation for his stewardship, dedication, passion and loyalty to Warren Land Trust’s mission.

Warren Land Trust’s Annual Meeting – “Darkness in the Daytime”

Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 7 pm
Historic Warren Armory, 11 Jefferson Street, Warren, RI

“Darkness in the Daytime” is an illustrated presentation by Doug Arion with MountainsOfStars.org, who will inform and inspire us on last fall’s North American eclipse in September 2023, and the annular eclipse that will be traversing New England in April 2024.  Doug will also speak on the importance of dark skies communities and design.  This is the Annual Meeting for the Warren Land Trust, where we will also report on the past year’s activities and upcoming events and initiatives.  Seats can be reserved on Eventbrite.