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Connecticut Land Conservation Council Announces Recipients of 2024 Excellence in Conservation Award

Contact: Amy Blaymore Paterson, Executive Director Telephone: (860) 825-5512 Email: abpaterson@ctconservation.org Website: ctconservation.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Connecticut Land Conservation Council Announces Recipients of 2024 Excellence in Conservation Award Middletown, CT, March 23, 2024 – The…

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Trail bridge in the woods

Fully Handicapped Accessible Trail at the Barnes Nature Center

Environmental Learning Centers of Connecticut “This trail will provide a great opportunity for those of all ability levels to go…

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Taking This Simple Step Could Mean Big Opportunities

Powerful legislation in Connecticut requires water companies—the second-largest owners of open space in the state—to give land trusts a head…

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Collection of photos of Aspetuck Land Trust staff engaging with kids

Building Bridges with the Wakeman Boys and Girls Club

Aspetuck Land Trust Last month, Aspetuck Land Trust (ALT) organized a Conservation Library at the Wakeman Boys and Girls Club in Bridgeport. Providing books about…

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Person standing by a lake in a wooded area

Why Should You Take a Hike in Winter?

In an article first published in the Middlebury Been Intelligencer, Janine Sullivan-Wiley, an Executive Committee Member for the Middlebury Land Trust…

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River in the woods

Over 1,000 Acres Conserved

The Nature Conservancy transferred a 143-acre property along the upper portions of the Byram River to the Greenwich Land Trust (GLT) in December…

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UConn students gathered around a table

UConn Students Make Preservation Plans for Meadowood in Simsbury

“People are excited when they work with students and younger generations and hear different visions for the future from people…

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CLCC Team Looks Back and Plans Ahead

As an annual tradition, I asked the team to reflect on some CLCC highlights from 2023 at our final staff…

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All 6 CLCC staff members outside of the office

#LoveYourCTLandTrust – for 2023 Conservation Triumphs!

As we close the chapter on the 2023 #LoveYourCTLandTrust eNews series, we are delighted to share six stories that exemplify…

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Group photo outside at a preserve

Celebrating A Successful Merger

Communities came together to celebrate the formation of the Traprock Ridge Land Conservancy (TRLC) at an event held at the Wintonbury Hills…

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