Excellence in Conservation Awards

2021 Awards Winners Announced

Congratulations to this year's winners!

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.

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Woody Campbell

April 30, 2021

Connecticut Conservation Partnership Program Selected for USDA Funding

Press Release

Amy Blaymore Paterson, Executive Director of the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC), and Katie Dykes, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), have announced their Connecticut Conservation Partnership Program has been awarded more than $6.7 million by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Events, Training, Networking & Workshops

CLCC Home Conference

June 8, 10, 15, & 17

Voices from the Field: What is a Land Trust Now?

2021 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference

We're going virtual, and planning things a bit differently... again! The 2021 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference will consist of four lunchtime roundtable discussions on June 8, 10, 15 and 17. Please save the dates!

Registration is now open.

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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 >>