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East Haddam Land Trust

Residents of East Haddam voted in favor of funds for open space and the purchase of the Kronberg property in a January referendum. The approvals are a success story for East Haddam Land Trust (EHLT), which advocates for open space and had urged residents to support the conservation investments. Some of EHLT’s outreach efforts included mailing letters and postcards, using email and social media, and publishing in the local paper. EHLT had two article series published in East Haddam News about local-level climate change effects and the value of land. Their efforts have promoted open space preservation in East Haddam, which protects farmlands, biodiversity, culturally-significant lands, and opportunities for community recreation…

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For land trusts looking to take action on issues in their service area, CLCC has a collection of resources on our website about advocacy and lobbying, including the guides “Can My Land Trust Lobby?” and “Lobbying 101“.