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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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Congratulations 2023 Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the 2023 Diana Atwood Johnson OSWA Photo Contest! Thank you to all of the…

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August Lunch-and-Learn Series

Connecticut Land Conservation Council and CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection August Lunch-and-Learn Series Register here » Grab your…

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Uniting People, Places, and Ideas

Throughout the past month, I have been reminded that, irrespective of where we call home, we all yearn for the same…

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Focus on Community Engagement

It’s no secret that Connecticut’s land trusts are leaders in land conservation across the state. Their volunteers and members work…

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What Does Justice in Land Conservation Mean to You?

Recent conversations and readings have pushed me to deliberate the meaning of justice. One such reading was the Community Foundation of…

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Two Stewards in One Town

Avon Land Trust Avon Land Trust Trail Master Scott Lewis worked diligently the past week at the land trust’s Hazen Park to Tower…

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Flanders’ New Trail House Lab

Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust The Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust‘s newest environmental education space, the Trail House Lab, hosted…

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CLCC Accepts Award from CT RC&D

Last week, on behalf of CLCC, Amy and I were honored to receive the 2023 Linda B. Krause Award for…

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Helping the Purple Martin

Kent Land Trust “Purple Martins are a critical part of our ecosystem…It is of critical importance to understand the complete…

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