Governor’s Budget Brings Good News for Open Space

Although the Capitol complex remains closed to the public, the 2021 legislative session is well underway. Earlier this month, Governor Lamont released his proposed FY ’22-’23 Biennial Budget and implementer bills,…

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Annual World Water Day 2021

World Water Day

Monday, March 22 from 12 to 1:30pm Recognizing the strong connection between land conservation and water quality, CLCC will join: Citizens Campaign for the Environment Clean Water Action CT League…

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Facilitating land trust mergers

Waterfalls and rocks in the woods

With support from the Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation, CLCC and consultant Sharon Danosky are working with conservation organizations in the Farmington River Valley, as well as Joshua’s Trust…

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A Shout-Out to Open Space

At the CTLCV Environmental Summit opener on January 19, Governor Lamont and CT DEEP Commissioner Katie Dykes reminded us of the importance of open space to all communities in CT. As Governor…

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What will be our legacy?

portrait of MLK

On January 18, many reflected and celebrated the spirit, the light, the life and love of Martin Luther King Jr., whose unreserved perseverance to a cause, to a people, and…

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Let’s Continue to Take Action in 2021

This year has been a lot to handle (to say the least)—continuing to withstand a global pandemic, seeing the harsh realities of systemic racism repeatedly at work, and dealing with…

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Bring on the 2021 Session

snow covered field

The 2021 Connecticut General Assembly convenes on January 6. Creating, protecting, and enhancing land conservation funding are at the top of CLCC’s annual list of policy priorities: CREATE a Municipal…

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Partnering to Protect Converse Brook Preserve

woodlands surrounding the brook

Greenwich Land Trust (GLT) has protected 72 acres of open space, to be known as Converse Brook Preserve, through a Public-Private Partnership with the Town of Greenwich. Through this partnership, the property was purchased at a…

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A Homecoming for Cathedral Pines

Cornwall, CT ’s iconic Cathedral Pines

The Cornwall Conservation Trust (CCT) recently acquired Cornwall’s iconic Cathedral Pines, as a donation from The Nature Conservancy. Cathedral Pines is a 42-acre old-growth white pine and hemlock forest which was initially donated…

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