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CLCC executive director with 3 additional colleagues representing other conservation organizations

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 colleagues Denise Savageau (CT Association of Conservation Districts), Robert Lafrance (Audubon Connecticut), and Alicea Charamut (Rivers Alliance…

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woodlands surrounding the brook

Partnering to Protect Converse Brook Preserve

Greenwich Land Trust (GLT) has protected 72 acres of open space, to be known as Converse Brook Preserve, through a Public-Private Partnership with the Town…

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close-up of leaves and nuts

NFA Agroforest Project at the Holcombe Hill Preserve

Brett Lehner has always had an interest in hardwood nut trees. In the summer of 2017, he and a friend…

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Cornwall, CT ’s iconic Cathedral Pines

A Homecoming for Cathedral Pines

The Cornwall Conservation Trust (CCT) recently acquired Cornwall’s iconic Cathedral Pines, as a donation from The Nature Conservancy. Cathedral Pines is a 42-acre…

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Woodlands with a HLT sign marking property

Celebrating a Conservation Legacy

The Haddam Land Trust (HLT) recently acquired the Nancy L Planeta Preserve. This 19-acre preserve was donated to HLT by the heirs…

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A Note on Gratitude

One of my biggest takeaways from this incredibly challenging year has been a renewed sense of daily gratitude for some…

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Land Acknowledgements and More

The website and resource, Native Land provides an interactive map of North America and many other regions across the world, illustrating the…

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Katrina the cow

A Cow-rageous Raffle

If you have never heard of a cow chip raffle, give it a quick Google search—it’ll make you smile! This…

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Award ceremony

Community Celebrates Designation of the Motley Preserve on the CT Freedom Trail

“We are thrilled about this dedication,” said Dori Dumas, the President of the Greater New Haven NAACP. “Judge Motley was a civil…

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Chairs by the waterside

Announcing Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve

Granby Land Trust (GLT) recently protected the Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve located in North Granby. The 210-acre property is full of…

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