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STOP HB 5475 and the Weakening of Key Environmental Regulations

Attention land trusts! Please read the following action alert from Denise Savageau. CLCC has signed on to Save the Sound’s letter referenced below. We urge your land trust to consider doing so. The deadline to…

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Featured on News12 Connecticut!

Litchfield Land Trust In late December of last year, News12 Connecticut featured Litchfield Land Trust (LLT) in one of their weekly “Road Trip: Close…

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Have You Heard of the Tree Collective?

Lyme Land Trust The Tree Collective is a program that allows young conservationists to help maintain trails in the Town of Lyme while learning about…

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Advocating for Nature: A Pre-Legislative Session Journey with Environmental Leaders

Over the past six months, in preparation for the 2024 legislative session, I have engaged in meaningful discussions alongside my…

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Reflections from Summit on Land Use in Connecticut

CLCC recently hosted our 3rd Annual Winter Summit, focusing this year’s event on Land Use in Connecticut: Connecting Grasstops to…

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East Haddam Land Trust Successfully Advocates for Open Space Acquisition Funds

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…

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Connecticut Equity and Environmental Justice Advisory Council

In December 2021, Governor Ned Lamont enacted Executive Order No. 21-3, which established within the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)…

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26-Acre Gift Protects Local Watershed and Habitats

Roxbury Land Trust John Katz has donated the Beth Rogers and Jeffrey Katz Preserve, a 26-acre property along Route 199, to the Roxbury…

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Christmas Tree Donations to Protect Wildlife

Throughout January, volunteers from Southington Land Trust (SLT) have been collecting Christmas tree donations from residents. The trees will be recycled into…

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Multiple Land Acquisitions for Avalonia Land Conservancy

Regional land trust Avalonia Land Conservancy continues to add acreage to its impressive portfolio of conserved properties in Southeastern Connecticut. In December…

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