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2021 Excellence in Conservation Awards Winners Celebration

CLCC is pleased to announce this year’s Excellence in Conservation Awards Winners! The 2021 Excellence in Conservation Organization Awards recognize the East Haddam Land Trust for their Saving Land, Saving History video series and museum…

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2021 Conference Reminders and Important Info

It’s hard to believe that the 2021 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference “Voice from the Field: What is a Land Trust…

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DEEP accepting applications for 2021 Open Space (OSWA) and Community Garden (UGCG) Programs

Applications Now Available Open Space & Watershed Land Acquisition Grant Program September 30, 2021 Deadline The CT Department of Energy…

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Cultivating Comfort, Safety & Joy in Nature

At the beginning of the year, CLCC introduced two new advancement initiatives aligned with our goal of focusing land trusts…

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CLCC and Audubon CT Statement Regarding Removal of Section 4

PRESS CONTACTS: Amy Blaymore Paterson Executive Director, Connecticut Land Conservation Council (860) 614-8537 abpaterson@ctconservation.org Robert LaFrance Policy Director, Audubon Connecticut…

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Ask your Legislators to Co-Sponsor Climate Change Adaptation Bill (HB 6441)

Your legislators need to hear from you ASAP! The effects of climate change – including flooding, rising temperatures, proliferation of…

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Castle Hill Farm Protected

Connecticut Farmland Trust When the Paproski family first took the reins at Castle Hill Farm in 1927, they had plenty of farming…

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Nixing the Knotweed

Lyme Land Trust This week, the Lyme Land Trust and its volunteers could be found across the town “Nixing the Knotweed”. After…

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New CT Conservation Partnership Program Selected for USDA Funding

CLCC and CT DEEP awarded more than $6.7 million Earlier this week, CLCC and CT DEEP announced a new public-private partnership, the Connecticut Conservation…

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Connecticut Conservation Partnership Program Selected for USDA Funding

Amy Blaymore Paterson, Executive Director of the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC), and Katie Dykes, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department…

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