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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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This is Beaver Ledges!

We’ll kick off our summer series of Regional Conservation Conversations at Beaver Ledges Preserve in Haddam. Protected by the Haddam Land Trust, this spectacular 136-acre…

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Growing Community Gardens & Entrepreneurs

The community benefits of the OSWA Urban Green and Community Garden Grant Program, funded through the Community Investment Act, will be on…

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Video Celebrates Suspended Bridge Project

This week, The Friends of the Hockanum River Linear Park (HRLP) of Vernon released a new video documenting the construction of a suspended…

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Windsor Voters Turn Out to Unanimously Save Open Space

With standing room only and the crowd spilling into the hallways, Windsor residents declared their support for preserving 95 acres of…

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Bolton Heritage Farm Receives Preservation Award

The town of Bolton was recently honored with a Preservation Merit Award from the CT Trust for Historic Preservation. More than a…

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Read all about it! ALC Preserves Tri-Town Ridgeline Forest

As reported in The Day and The Hartford Courant , Avalonia Land Conservancy recently closed on the Tri-Town Ridgeline Forest, a 409-acre property straddling Griswold,…

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Teamwork Gets the Job Done, While Having Fun!

For the fourth consecutive year, boys and girls attending The Wilderness School , a program of the CT Department of Children and…

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Joshua’s Trust Kicks off Spring with a New Crop of Interns

Five University of Connecticut students are working on various Joshua’s Trust projects as part of a new formal internship and Work…

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Lovers of Rocky Top Grateful for Land Donation

“A sudden surprise conclusion in the fight to preserve Rocky Top is leaving dedicated lovers of the land thrilled and…

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