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Local Action in Land Conservation Amid Climate Uncertainties

The news headlines have been tough to read. Globally, nationally, and right here in New England. They make me anxious….

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CLCC Executive Director standing behind the CLCC table at an event

Land Trusts: Vital Partners for a Sustainable and Inclusive Future

September felt like the good old pre-COVID days: I was on the road almost daily – meeting with land trusts, legislators,…

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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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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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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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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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Waterfalls at a preserve

Governor Announces Open Space & Community Garden/Urban Green Grant Awards and Launches next Grant Round

Governor Ned Lamont has announced that his administration is awarding approximately $3.7 million in state funding to aid in the…

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Washington Monument in the spring at a park

Invest in our Planet

How was your Earth Day? Whether a land trust hike, community clean-up, or stewardship work party, I hope you had a…

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Connecticut State Capitol

Speak up for Open Space & Trails Funding!

Your Testimony is Needed by Sunday (4/2) at 3pm On Monday (4/3), the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee is holding…

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Anne-Sophie Pagé giving the keynote address at the 2023 Conference

A Day Filled with Inspiration and Energy

This past Saturday, approximately 550 people from around the state, region, country, and even as far away as Tasmania, registered…

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Snow in the woods

A Look Back at Another Great Month with You

Early this month, Denise Savageau (CT Association of Conservation Districts), Sean Ghio (Partnership for Strong Communities), and I participated on the policy…

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