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“A Hike Among Giants” at Ballyhack Preserve

The Cornwall Conservation Trust’s Ballyhack Preserve is home to the second tallest white pine in Connecticut, recorded at 149 feet…

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Winchester Land Trust Awarded Accreditation

Congratulations to the Winchester Land Trust for achieving first-time accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission , becoming Connecticut’s 25th accredited land trust –…

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Preserving a Legacy at Farnham Farm

On Tuesday, July 24, we’ll join our hosts, the Connecticut Farmland Trust , the Litchfield Hills Greenprint Collaborative, and the Morris Land Trust for a Conservation Conversation at Farnham…

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Blueberry Picking at Trout Brook Valley Preserve

On July 26, for our final Regional Conservation Conversation for the summer, our host, the Aspetuck Land Trust , has generously invited…

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Hawk Hill Farm: Where the Hawks & the Scottish Highland Cattle Play

On July 17, our Conservation Conversation will take place in Bloomfield at Hawk Hill Farm, Protected in 2015 by the Wintonbury Land…

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Protecting Bull Hill — One (or Two) Steps at a Time

The Wyndham Land Trust’s 2017 acquisition of 254 acres on Bull Hill, funded in part by a DEEP OSWA grant, triggered a series of…

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This is Beaver Ledges!

We’ll kick off our summer series of Regional Conservation Conversations at Beaver Ledges Preserve in Haddam. Protected by the Haddam Land Trust, this spectacular 136-acre…

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Growing Community Gardens & Entrepreneurs

The community benefits of the OSWA Urban Green and Community Garden Grant Program, funded through the Community Investment Act, will be on…

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Video Celebrates Suspended Bridge Project

This week, The Friends of the Hockanum River Linear Park (HRLP) of Vernon released a new video documenting the construction of a suspended…

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Windsor Voters Turn Out to Unanimously Save Open Space

With standing room only and the crowd spilling into the hallways, Windsor residents declared their support for preserving 95 acres of…

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Bolton Heritage Farm Receives Preservation Award

The town of Bolton was recently honored with a Preservation Merit Award from the CT Trust for Historic Preservation. More than a…

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Read all about it! ALC Preserves Tri-Town Ridgeline Forest

As reported in The Day and The Hartford Courant , Avalonia Land Conservancy recently closed on the Tri-Town Ridgeline Forest, a 409-acre property straddling Griswold,…

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