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Winners of the 2024 Excellence in Conservation Awards collection

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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People posing on a trail in the fall

Inaugural Trail in North Haven

The North Haven Land Trust has developed a new walking trail on one of its properties at 430 Clintonville Road….

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Wetland at the Mill District Nature Preserve with water surrounded by trees

Introducing the Mill District Nature Preserve

“The response from the community has been overwhelmingly supportive. Preserving this property in perpetuity provides another layer of protection to…

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Let’s Continue to Take Action in 2021

This year has been a lot to handle (to say the least)—continuing to withstand a global pandemic, seeing the harsh…

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snow covered field

Bring on the 2021 Session

The 2021 Connecticut General Assembly convenes on January 6. Creating, protecting, and enhancing land conservation funding are at the top…

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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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