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Support of Land Conservation is Underway at the 2023 CT Session

Throughout my career in Connecticut, I have always been involved – in one way or another – with CT DEEP’s Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Grant Program – or OSWA. OSWA is CT DEEP’s matching grants…

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Award Recipient

Rockfall Foundation Tom ODell Distinguished Service Award Honoree

Earlier this month, The Rockfall Foundation presented the Essex Land Trust with the Tom ODell Distinguished Service Award as part of the foundation’s 2019 Environmental Champion…

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Community Award

Awarded 2019 Town of Bethany Conservation Organization of the Year

In recognition of recent open space acquisitions and over 50 years of land stewardship, the Bethany Land Trust was presented with the…

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agricultural conservation easement

Baldwin Road Farm

The Woodbridge Land Trust, together with the CT Dept. of Agriculture, acquired an agricultural conservation easement to protect the Baldwin Road Farm through the…

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Sharing Tips on Healthy Eating

Who doesn’t love a snack? As part of the organization’s series of community-based programs, Bolton Land Trust hosted a demonstration and talk…

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Tales and Trails for Tots

“Three-year-old Fiona Steinnagel crouched down by the river, scooped up a tiny toad and showed it to the small group…

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CT DEEP's Urban Green and Community Garden Grant Program

English Street Community Garden – Jardin Comunitario

On July 22, the New Haven Land Trust will host a Conservation Conversation at the English Street Garden — one of over 55…

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Atkinson-Dirlam Preserve

On July 13, we’ll visit the Atkinson-Dirlam Preserve – a land conservation success story in the making funded in part by a CT…

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Belknap Preserve

Described by Aspetuck Land Trust executive director David Brant as “ part of the last frontier of open space in our area,”…

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East End Neighborhood Revitalization Zone

Johnson Oak Park

In 2018, the Trust for Public Land re-opened Johnson Oak Park as an open space for the more than 3,500 people who…

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