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Joshua’s Trust Awarded Grant for Trail Accessibility

This past year, CLCC facilitated another series of Regional Advancement Initiative programming in Northeast Connecticut: Inclusive and Accessible Conservation for…

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CLCC Welcomes New Team Members.

Our CLCC family continues to grow and thrive. Please join me in welcoming Jovan Bryan and Victoria Jaskaran. We’re thrilled…

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DEEP Creates Definition of Open Space for Green Plan Revision Process

The Connecticut Comprehensive Open Space Acquisition Strategy (Green Plan) guides DEEP and its land conservation partners’ efforts to conserve 21% of Connecticut’s…

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DEEP Remediation Grants Available for Land Trusts and Municipalities for Parks, Greenways, etc. — Deadline September 22, 2023

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has announced the availability of funding under DEEP’s CERCLA 128(a) Grant Program and…

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New Grant Program Supports 1800 Acres of Land Conservation Across Connecticut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Middletown, CT (August 30, 2023) – The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) announced the results of the…

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Enjoying a Conservation Conversation at Von Ahn Preserve

Each year, CLCC and land trusts host “Conservation Conversations” – opportunities to visit land conservation success stories made possible through…

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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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Congratulations 2023 Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the 2023 Diana Atwood Johnson OSWA Photo Contest! Thank you to all of the…

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OSWA and UGCG In-Person and Virtual Info Sessions

Looking for land conservation, urban green and community garden project funding? CT DEEP is accepting applications from municipalities, land trusts,…

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Conservation Funding Resources Now Available

In case you missed it! Resources from the info session on the Open Space & Watershed Land Acquisition (OSWA) and…

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CT DEEP Now Accepting Applications for OSWA and UGCG

Open Space & Watershed Land Acquisition (OSWA) Urban Green/Community Garden (UGCG) 2023 CT DEEP Grant Programs Information Session – Via…

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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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