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Wetlands property on a sunny day

“It was an area we had fallen in love with…It’s a small parcel that is mostly wetlands, but we’re happy to see the ecosystem and the birds protected.” – Cheryl Bozorgmanesh, previous land owner

In 1968, two UConn undergraduates purchased 11.5 acres of land along Elliot Road in Brooklyn, CT. Now, former residents, Hadi and Cheryl Bozorgmanesh, donated those same acres to the Wyndham Land Trust. The land sports mostly wetlands that protect and house birds and other plant life. Animal wildlife also thrives in the same ecosystem, a variety of animals like otters, muskrats, bobcats, wood ducks, and mallards have been spotted here…

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Wetlands property courtesy of Wyndham Land Trust