Celebrating a Conservation Legacy

Woodlands with a HLT sign marking property

The Haddam Land Trust (HLT) recently acquired the Nancy L Planeta Preserve. This 19-acre preserve was donated to HLT by the heirs and family of Nancy Planeta. HLT is thankful for the…

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A Note on Gratitude

One of my biggest takeaways from this incredibly challenging year has been a renewed sense of daily gratitude for some of the fundamental things in my life. Good health. It goes…

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Land Acknowledgements and More

The website and resource, Native Land provides an interactive map of North America and many other regions across the world, illustrating the traditional territories of Indigenous tribes. On October 12th, Indigenous Peoples…

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A Cow-rageous Raffle

Katrina the cow

If you have never heard of a cow chip raffle, give it a quick Google search—it’ll make you smile! This year, the Bethlehem Land Trust is running their First Annual Cow Chip…

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Announcing Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve

Chairs by the waterside

Granby Land Trust (GLT) recently protected the Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve located in North Granby. The 210-acre property is full of diverse habitats including a unique combination of woods, wetlands, open…

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Prospect Land Trust’s McGrath Park Urban Oasis

Urban Oasis created by Prospect Land Trust

In late 2018, the New Haven Harbor Watershed & Audubon Society of Connecticut established an Urban Refuge Partnership to award grants for the development of urban oases habitats. Soon after, the Urban Refuge Partnership announced…

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Town-Wide Scavenger Hunt

Burlington Land Trust event

The Burlington Land Trust has teamed up with the Burlington Community Fund to sponsor a town-wide Scavenger Hunt. Participants are tasked with finding and discovering 10 popular locations throughout Burlington. Upon registration,…

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Inspiring Agroforestry in CT and Beyond

Crew photo in front of planted nut trees

Brett Lehner has always had an interest in hardwood nut trees. Looking for a local property to start his Agroforestry Demonstration Project, Lehner approached the Newtown Forest Association (NFA) last fall with a request…

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Re-thinking Partnerships thanks to Rue Mapp

Each month since July, a CLCC staff member has shared a blog post discussing and recommending a resource, individual, or organization who we’re following as we actively work to address…

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New 5K Course

5K Trail at Phillips Farm Preserve

The Southbury Land Trust (SLT) has completed a new 5K course which runners, hikers, walkers are all welcome to come enjoy from dawn until dusk every day. The 3.1 mile trek extends…

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Get Outside and Go Wild!

Greenwich Land Trust event

Greenwich Land Trust (GLT) hosted its first ever Go Wild! Drive-In Movie Night at Greenwich Polo Club with over 150 families in attendance. The polo grounds are on land that comprises one of the largest…

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