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CLCC executive director Amy Blaymore Paterson and her family kayaking on a sunny day

Nature in its Purest Form

I’ve just wrapped up a fabulous summer staycation with my family, including two grandkids under three and a half years…

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Butterfly outside on leaves

Overview of New Federal Funding Opportunities

We are excited to share with you some new federal funding opportunities that have emerged, thanks to the Inflation Reduction…

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Reflecting on the Past Year

It has been an amazing year getting to know Connecticut’s land trusts and conservation community. Sharing land trusts’ stories through…

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Large waterfalls with a green mountain of trees in the background

Uniting People, Places, and Ideas

Throughout the past month, I have been reminded that, irrespective of where we call home, we all yearn for the same…

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Focus on Community Engagement

It’s no secret that Connecticut’s land trusts are leaders in land conservation across the state. Their volunteers and members work…

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Cedar waxwing bird feeding on a branch with berries and lush green leaves

What Does Justice in Land Conservation Mean to You?

Recent conversations and readings have pushed me to deliberate the meaning of justice. One such reading was the Community Foundation of…

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Two CLCC staff accept award from 2 CT RC&D representatives

CLCC Accepts Award from CT RC&D

Last week, on behalf of CLCC, Amy and I were honored to receive the 2023 Linda B. Krause Award for…

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CLCC staff and Granby Land Trust board members on a trail bridge looking at a pond

Extra, Extra, Read All About It!

I’m delighted to share that CLCC and several Connecticut land trusts and conservation organizations have been featured in the July…

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Connecticut State Capitol

Land Conservation Funding and Programming Get a Boost

Strategic advocacy together with an unwavering commitment by legislative champions, a strong partnership with the CT Department of Energy and…

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Expanding Farmland Access

CLCC is honored to be mentioned in an article by Morning Ag Clips. In partnership with the CT Department of…

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Stories to Brighten Already Sunny Days

June’s #LoveYourCTLandTrust eNews showcases stories that should brighten up the already sunny summer days. The generous land donation by Governor…

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Group photo to celebrate the Urban Bird Treaty City in Hartford

Building Connections This Month at CLCC

At CLCC, our work is not only about helping land trusts to conserve land and protect natural habitats. It’s also…

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