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Climate Adaptation Bill Moves Forward

This past Monday, the Environment Committee voted to approve HB 6441 – The Governor’s Act Concerning Climate Change Adaptation. HB 6441 includes several…

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Creating Anti-Racist Communities is a Long Term Commitment

For the past several months, I have had the opportunity to participate in The Path to Thriving Communities: Creating Anti-Racist…

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Public Hearing on Monday, March 8

Submit Testimony and Ask your Legislators to Co-Sponsor HB 6441 to Support New Options for Local Funding to Adapt to Climate…

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Governor’s Budget Brings Good News for Open Space

Although the Capitol complex remains closed to the public, the 2021 legislative session is well underway. Earlier this month, Governor…

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A Shout-Out to Open Space

At the CTLCV Environmental Summit opener on January 19, Governor Lamont and CT DEEP Commissioner Katie Dykes reminded us of the importance…

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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…

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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…

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Please learn alongside us

Recognizing that the prejudices and injustices BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) communities face extend within the boundaries of the…

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Today is a great day to say thank you to your local land trust!

Connecticut is home to over 130 land trusts. Together they have protected approximately 200,000 acres of land that is essential…

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Improving health and happiness

As recently reported in Time Magazine, a new study adds to mounting evidence that spending time outdoors — especially in nature — is…

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The Benefits of Conserved Open Space

The Benefits of Conserved Open Space:  Fresh Air, Wildlife, Happy Kids Written by Amy Blaymore Paterson, Executive Director, Connecticut Land Conservation Council for…

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