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Christmas Tree Donations to Protect Wildlife

Throughout January, volunteers from Southington Land Trust (SLT) have been collecting Christmas tree donations from residents. The trees will be recycled into…

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Multiple Land Acquisitions for Avalonia Land Conservancy

Regional land trust Avalonia Land Conservancy continues to add acreage to its impressive portfolio of conserved properties in Southeastern Connecticut. In December…

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Fully Handicapped Accessible Trail at the Barnes Nature Center

Environmental Learning Centers of Connecticut “This trail will provide a great opportunity for those of all ability levels to go…

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Why Should You Take a Hike in Winter?

In an article first published in the Middlebury Been Intelligencer, Janine Sullivan-Wiley, an Executive Committee Member for the Middlebury Land Trust…

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Over 1,000 Acres Conserved

The Nature Conservancy transferred a 143-acre property along the upper portions of the Byram River to the Greenwich Land Trust (GLT) in December…

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UConn Students Make Preservation Plans for Meadowood in Simsbury

“People are excited when they work with students and younger generations and hear different visions for the future from people…

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Celebrating A Successful Merger

Communities came together to celebrate the formation of the Traprock Ridge Land Conservancy (TRLC) at an event held at the Wintonbury Hills…

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New Virtual Property Trail Tours

Granby Land Trust (GLT) shared the land trust’s new Virtual Property Trail Tours during its annual meeting. This video series encourages…

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The Bells of East Haddam

“On your mark, get set…search!” East Haddam Land Trust (EHLT) held its second annual bell search this autumn. One hundred bells, each stamped…

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Purchase of Land for New Preserve

Middlesex Land Trust (MLT) has purchased 147 acres for permanent protection, which will become the Meshomasic Rattlesnake Brook Preserve. It is…

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Acquisition of Sunset Hill Road Property

In September, Bethel Land Trust (BLT) acquired a 3-acre property at 7T Sunset Hill Road, increasing the total amount of protected property…

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Why Do We Need Land Trusts?

“Land trusts are nonprofit, community-based organizations dedicated to the permanent protection and stewardship of land for public benefit.” – Connecticut…

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