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CLCC Staff Looks Back and Plans Ahead

Greetings! At our last staff meeting of the year, I asked the team to reflect on a favorite memory from…

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Thinking of You This Holiday Season

Our favorite part of the Holiday Season is thinking of you and the impact of your passion and dedication to…

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A lot to think about. Even more to do.

The Land Trust Alliance recently released Gaining Ground: the 2020 National Land Trust Census Report. If you haven’t had a chance…

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Today is a great day to #LoveYourCTLandTrust

Connecticut is home to ~130 land trusts. Together these non-profits have conserved at least 200,000 acres of land that is…

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Grateful for All You Do

Last week, Sylvie Boucher, CLCC’s Sandy Breslin Conservation Fellow, and I traveled to Kent for a SALT (Small Area Land…

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When Work and Play Collide

Earlier this fall, my book club visited the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden after reading Lilac Girls written by Martha Hall…

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On the Road Again and It Sure Feels Good

Pre-COVID, I was constantly on the road. Whether providing land trusts with technical assistance, convening roundtables, advocating for land conservation…

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Conservation Conversations are a Celebration of Land and People

I started my position as the CLCC Sandy Breslin Conservation Fellow in August of 2021 and right away I was…

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Let’s get outside and speak up for nature

Welcome to Autumn! With fall foliage expected to be especially beautiful this year, it’s a great time to showcase your…

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Remembering Two Conservation Heroes

The Farmington Land Trust and Connecticut conservation community lost two heroes this month with the passing of Charlie Leach and Liz Dolphin….

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Equity & Accessibility: Where to Begin…

Equity and Accessibility. Working in land conservation for the past six years, I’ve heard these terms used with increasing frequency…

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Getting my Hands Dirty

Last Friday, I volunteered at Kilt Farm in Longmont, CO, where my daughter is employed as a seasonal Greenhouse Manager and farmer. With…

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