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’22 Conference a Platform for Young Conservationists

In CLCC’s recent land trust survey, “recruitment of younger board members” was at the top of the list for land…

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Creek flowing through a wooded preserve

Embracing Inclusive Conservation

I took this photo of my grandson and dogs a couple of weeks ago. We were in our yard, about 50…

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Group of volunteers planting a pollinator garden

March #LoveYourCTLandTrust Now Available

When I sat down to write this message, I was hit by a wave of nostalgia. For those of you…

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Trail leading into the woods

CT Conservation Partnership Program Webpage

I’ve heard from many land trusts seeking information on the Connecticut Conservation Partnership Program (CCPP) – a new public-private partnership…

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Our to-do list is yours too

I love to-do lists. Yes, I know; they aren’t for everyone. But I swear by them. To give you a preview…

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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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snow covered field

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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Sunset view from a mountain top with two tree silhouettes on each side of the image

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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Giving Tuesday logo with land trust photo and text that says Today is a good day to say thank you to your local land trust

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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Person fishing at the pond in the fall

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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Entrance to trail at Bellamy Preserve

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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Collage of 6 photos from October 2021

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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