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Land Trusts: Vital Partners for a Sustainable and Inclusive Future

September felt like the good old pre-COVID days: I was on the road almost daily – meeting with land trusts, legislators, and other community leaders, attending presentations and workshops, talking while walking, and planning for the…

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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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Nature in its Purest Form

I’ve just wrapped up a fabulous summer staycation with my family, including two grandkids under three and a half years…

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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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Reflecting on the Past Year

It has been an amazing year getting to know Connecticut’s land trusts and conservation community. Sharing land trusts’ stories through…

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