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Transaction Assistance Grant (TAG) Program – Request for Proposals

OVERVIEW The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) is developing a new grant program, designed to support transaction-related project costs. The goal of this program, the Transaction Assistance Grant (TAG) Program is to help land trusts…

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Speak up for Open Space Funding!

Your Testimony is Needed by Sunday (3/13) Greetings! On Monday (3/14), the Environment Committee is holding a public hearing on…

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CT Conservation Partnership Program Webpage

I’ve heard from many land trusts seeking information on the Connecticut Conservation Partnership Program (CCPP) – a new public-private partnership…

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Land Trust and Water Company Sales

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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Calling All OSWA and UGCG Projects

In preparation for Earth Day 2022 on April 22, the Connecticut Land Conservation Council is putting together a compilation video…

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Collage of photos from February 2022 issue of #LoveYourCTLandTrust

Latest #LoveYourCTLandTrust Issue Now Available

The February 2022 issue of #LoveYourCTLandTrust is now available! From building osprey nests to land acquisitions, Connecticut land trusts have…

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Map of Sweetheart Mountain Trails

Follow the (Updated) Map

The Canton Land Conservation Trust In 2021, The Canton Land Conservation Trust (CLCT) collaborated with Sperry Geospatial to undertake a major project to upgrade the…

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Water and trees at the Mianus River Watershed

Pursuing the Last Missing Piece

Stamford Land Conservation Trust Stamford Land Conservation Trust (SLCT) has been hard at work to create 245 acres of contiguous open space. The land trust…

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Man wearing a shirt that says #LoveYourCTLandTrust while looking at the trail kiosk at Bulkeley Preserve

A Vision Realized

Colchester Land Trust Acquiring and preserving land is no easy feat but in the end it’s always worth it! Colchester Land…

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Ask your Municipal Leaders to Use Federal Funds for Local Conservation

The federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provides $2.55 billion statewide ($1.56 billion to general government / $995 million to…

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