Before and after paint job of a red barn

Avon Land Trust Avon Land Trust inherited a wonderful 1820 vintage barn in early 2022. Like most older buildings, this barn was in need of some TLC to restore it back…

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Two women at an outdoor environmental event

Sandy Breslin (1954-2017) was a founding member of CLCC who made enduring contributions to land conservation, the environment, and politics at every level. To honor her legacy, CLCC created the Sandy…

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Three young male interns posing outside in the woods

New Canaan Land Trust With the close of the summer season, the New Canaan Land Trust (NCLT) 2022 Summer Steward Internship Program comes to its conclusion. This two-week session featured local high school participants…

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Map of Ketchum Children's Trail

Bridgewater Land Trust The Bridgewater Land Trust (BWLT) recently completed its new mapping of the Ketchum Children’s Trail at La Vaillant Preserve. With this brand new map, comes improvements to the trail…

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Woods during Autumn with fall foliage

Aspetuck Land Trust “This property, combined with surrounding Aquarion and Monroe open space lands, protects about 120 acres of wildlife habitat.” – Barbara Thomas Aspetuck Land Trust (ALT) acquired 7.8 acres…

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Collage of photos featuring land trusts from the August 2022 issue

Partnerships, programs, projects, press, and goats! (Not finding a word that begins with “p” to describe goats!) Connecticut land trusts are working hard this summer (as they do all year…

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Man sitting on a bale of hay in a field

Northwest Connecticut Land Conservancy “Moving next to a nature preserve unlocked a longing for open spaces, and showed why protecting them is so vital.” – Troy McMullen Hauser Nature Preserve,…

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Collage from goat hike

Orange Land Trust To mark Orange’s Bicentennial anniversary, Orange Land Trust (OLT) and the Town of Orange are hosting the “Summer of Celebration” with several fun and community-oriented events. On July 23, OLT sponsored three goat…

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