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A Tribute to Margaret Miner: Reflecting on Her Legacy

Since receiving the sad news of Margaret Miner’s passing earlier this month, I have thought a lot about her. I…

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Healing By Growing Farms Annual Conference

On Saturday, May, 18th CLCC tabled and sponsored Healing By Growing Farms’ 2nd Northeast Disability & Agriculture Conference, themed “My…

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Enhancing Connecticut’s OSWA Program: A Path to Greater Land Conservation and Urban Greenspace Projects

As we reflect on the progress and future of land conservation in Connecticut, we at the CLCC are excited to…

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Connecticut State Capitol

Ask the Governor to Call a Special Session on Climate

Connecticut Needs to Take Action NOW on Climate We urge you to join CLCC and advocates across the state by…

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Group of logos for Alliance for the Mystic River Watershed, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Avalonia Land Conservancy, and CLCC

Native and Non-Native Conservation Collaborations: What Works

When is the right time to begin conversations about partnerships…..? How do we go about forging partnerships and envisioning collaborative…

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On-the-Ground Success Stories Worth Celebrating

As many of you may know, last week marked the end of the legislative session. Despite the urgent need for…

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Reflecting on the 2024 Legislative Session: Moving Forward Together

The 2024 legislative session, which ended on May 8, brought major disappointments and quiet victories, reminding us of the ongoing…

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Connecticut State Capitol

TODAY! Ask your Senator to Speak up for Nature!

Just days left to pass bills with nature-based solutions Greetings! With just days left in the legislative session, we need…

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Connecticut’s Increasing GHG Emissions Call for Urgent Legislative Action: The Role of Nature-Based Solutions in Climate Strategy

Have you seen DEEP’s latest Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Inventory? The findings show Connecticut’s GHG emissions are increasing, and further reductions…

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Group attending the workshop at the New Canaan Library

Defining Conservation in Fairfield County

At the beginning of April, land trust board representatives from lower Fairfield County gathered at the recently redeveloped New Canaan…

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Birding in the Park

On April 21, we held our second joint bird walk with Outdoor Afro-Connecticut at Westmoor Park in West Hartford. It…

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Two CLCC Staff Members in front of the Capitol Building in Washington DC

2024 Advocacy Days – Staff Reflection and Recap

At the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC), we recognize the power and importance of conservation advocacy at the local, state,…

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