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New Report: Farmland Access and Ownership in Connecticut

CLCC is excited to announce the release of a new report, Farmland Access & Ownership: An Overview of Barriers, Models, and…

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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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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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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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What Does Justice in Land Conservation Mean to You?

Recent conversations and readings have pushed me to deliberate the meaning of justice. One such reading was the Community Foundation of…

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Expanding Farmland Access

CLCC is honored to be mentioned in an article by Morning Ag Clips. In partnership with the CT Department of…

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Black Birders Week with CLCC at Ash Creek

The Aspetuck Land Trust, Connecticut Land Conservation Council, and the Sierra Club of CT hosted a BlackAFinSTEM Collective Bird Walk at Ash Creek in Bridgeport. The BlackAFinSTEM…

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2023 Advocacy Days – Staff Reflection and Recap

Two of the most important aspects of advocacy are connection and empathy. The joining of these two nurtures a space…

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Hiking with the Birds

A nature walk through Keney Park with East Granby Land Trust and the Grow Hartford Youth Program… Turkey tails, umbrella…

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Bird, Hike, Learn & Laugh

There is an often overlooked joy to the process of discovery, of learning and understanding, and of creating a deeper…

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Nature as a right

What I have enjoyed most about my time at CLCC has been learning about the different land trusts throughout the…

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Thoughts on Imposter Syndrome and Inclusivity

So often, people of color experience imposter syndrome. A debilitating pattern in which they internalize a fear, a doubt about…

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