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A New Resource for Reflection

The holiday season is officially underway! This time of year allows us to reconnect, get closer to our loved ones,…

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CLCC Team Victoria, Jovan, and Yaw smiling at a conference

Community Engagement in Conservation

Over the past two months, I have had the privilege of attending several events on the topic of land conservation…

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Leveraging Funding and Community Support for Conservation

Welcome to the November edition of #LoveYourCTLandTrust eNews, with exciting stories of land trusts successfully leveraging support for their projects…

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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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A Continued Commitment to Collaboration – The South Central Regional Land Conservation Alliance

The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) has always been at the forefront of fostering connections and collaboration within Connecticut’s land…

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Fall foliage scene in the mountains

CLCC Leaders Summits: A Tale of Two Gatherings

As a convenor for land trusts across the state, CLCC recently hosted two summits for leaders of Connecticut’s land trusts…

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Collage from the October 2023 #LoveYourCTLandTrust issue

Showcasing Partnerships and Community

I’m delighted to bring you this month’s #LoveYourCTLandTrust eNews as CLCC’s new Sandy Breslin Conservation Fellow. In the short time…

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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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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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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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