Excellence in Conservation Awards Celebrations

Let’s Celebrate the 2022 Excellence in Conservation Award Winners

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Organization Statement

The Connecticut Land Conservation Council is committed to the conservation and stewardship of Connecticut’s lands. We work to ensure that our parks, forests, farmlands, community gardens, streams, and wetlands are protected in perpetuity for the benefit of our present and future generations.

What's New


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Grant Funding INfo Session

CT Conservation Partnership Program Info Sessions

Recordings Now Available!

The Connecticut Conservation Partnership Program (CCPP) will establish a coordinated process by which land trust applicants to CT DEEP's Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Grant Program (OSWA) may apply for a federal grant through CLCC as a source of match funds.

Learn how this new partnership between CLCCCT DEEP, and the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service can help your land trust’s conservation efforts.

Events, Training, Networking & Workshops

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Save the Date

2023 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference

The 2023 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference is tentatively scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at Wesleyan University. We are in the planning stages so check back for more details. In the meantime, revisit the recordings and resources from the 2022 Annual Conference Gather on the Land:  Conversations Among Generations.


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Acres Conserved

by Connecticut Land Trusts



We advocate for land conservation, stewardship and funding, and work to ensure the long term strength and viability of the land conservation community.

What is a Land Trust?

A land trust is a nonprofit that works with individuals and communities to conserve land. Learn more >>