2020 Connecticut Land Conservation (Virtual) Conference Resources

Additional Resources from the Morning Welcome Session

Connecticut Outdoor Recreation Alliance (CORA)


Additional Resources from the Morning Panel Session

From Felicia Keesing

'Tip of the iceberg': is our destruction of nature responsible for Covid-19? - John Vida, The Guardian (March 2020)

Where to Find Felicia Keesing

Email keesing@bard.edu | Website feliciakeesing.com

From Sadiya Muqueeth

Public Health Experts Answer Your Questions About Getting Outside During COVID-19 - The Trust for Public Land (2020)

The Heat is On - The Trust for Public Land report (2020)

Why Walking is the Ideal Pandemic Activity - Eric Weiner, National Geographic (August 2020)

Where to find Sadiya Muqueeth

Email Sadiya.Muqueeth@tpl.org | Organizational website www.tpl.org

From Raei Bridges


Effect of forest bathing trips on human immune function - Qing Li, Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Nippon Medical School (January 2010)

Saving MA Forests: The Fight for Clean Air During COVID-19 and Climate Change - Raei Bridges, NAACP (April 2020)

Reparations Maps


Berkshire Branch NAACP

Northeast Farmers of Color Land Trust

Resource Generation

The Rusty Anvil

Where to Find Raei Bridges

Email Raei@the-rusty-anvil.land | Website the-rusty-anvil.land

 Additional Resources from Chef Raquel Rivera

A Pinch of Salt

Bridgeport Farmers Market Collaborative

Bridgeport Food Policy Council

Green Village Initiative

Where to Find Raquel Rivera

Website www.apinchofsalt.com | Instagram apinchofsaltcooking | Facebook A Pinch of Salt Chef Raquel Rivera 

 Additional Resources from Rue Mapp

Outdoor Afro

A Leap of Faith Into the Great Outdoors - Paul Rogers, The Mercury News

Outdoor Afro Founder Rue Mapp: 'The Trees Don't Know that You're Black' - Paul Wachter, The Undefeated

The Today Show interview

Where to Find Rue Mapp

Websites Outdoor Afro and Rue Mapp | Instagram ruemapp