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Support of Land Conservation is Underway at the 2023 CT Session

Throughout my career in Connecticut, I have always been involved – in one way or another – with CT DEEP’s Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Grant Program – or OSWA. OSWA is CT DEEP’s matching grants…

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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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Northeast Connecticut Advancement Initiative: Inclusive and Accessible Conservation for All

Building on previous conversations with land trusts in this region, the Northeast CT Advancement Initiative is focused on increasing inclusivity…

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A New Year = New Hikes and Places to Explore

Happy New Year to everyone, everywhere! I hope you’ve all had a wonderful holiday season with your loved ones and…

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New Year’s Day Hike at Ells Crane Trail

Norfolk Land Trust The Norfolk Land Trust also hosted a first-day hike to welcome the new year. With land trust and community members, they hit…

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Snowy preserve on a sunny day with very few clouds

New Year’s Hike at Mary Edwards Mountain Property

Granby Land Trust First-day hikes are an annual tradition for many land trusts, including the Granby Land Trust (GLT). GLT Property Steward Fran…

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CLCC staff photo on a boat on the CT River

CLCC Staff Looks Back and Plans Ahead

At our final staff meeting of the year I asked the team to reflect on their fondest CLCC memories from…

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Parking Expansion to Sweetcake Mountain Preserve

Candlewood Valley Regional Land Trust Candlewood Valley Regional Land Trust (CVRLT) recently shared that they enhanced access to one of their…

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New Wildlife Observation Platform in Wolfpit Preserve

Bethel Land Trust Towards the end of December, Sam Weissmann, his brother, and representatives of Bethel Land Trust (BLT) did their final inspection…

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Two young conservationists posing at a hike in November

Taking Action NOW for Future Generations

Last month, I joined the Steep Rock Association (SRA) in Washington, CT, to celebrate the grand opening of a new trail at the…

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