Building Connections This Month at CLCC

Group photo to celebrate the Urban Bird Treaty City in Hartford

At CLCC, our work is not only about helping land trusts to conserve land and protect natural habitats. It’s also about forging meaningful connections between people and the land they…

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Invest in our Planet

Washington Monument in the spring at a park

How was your Earth Day? Whether a land trust hike, community clean-up, or stewardship work party, I hope you had a chance to participate in at least one special event to…

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CLCC is Hiring! Two Great Opportunities to Join Our Team

CLCC staff photo on a boat on the CT River

The Connecticut Land Conservation Council is accepting applications for two new positions to join our dynamic and energetic team. Climate Smart Stewardship Coordinator CLCC seeks a detail-oriented, organized, and enthusiastic professional…

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Northeast Wilderness Trust holds forever-wild easements in Salisbury Association Land Trust

Green field with trees

Six properties from the Salisbury Association Land Trust came under the protection of the Northeast Wilderness Trust (NEWT). The Pope Preserve, Yoakum, Mitchell Shostak, Belter Lime Rock, Dark Hollow, and the Railroad Ramble properties are core forest areas, providing habitat for…

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A Time to Uplift the Land and People

Collage from April issue of #LoveYourCTLandTrust

These stories hit home to the mission land trusts share with one another, conserving and protecting the land around them. As land trusts steward their land, new and unexpected surprises…

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A New Owner and Steward for Wetlands

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…

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15.38-acres to Preserve and Protect

Open space preserve

The Orange Land Trust (OLT) in conjunction with the Town of Orange recently acquired 15.38- acres of land dedicated to open space and passive recreation. The property is located on Wheeler Farms Road,…

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