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Keep Calm & Go Birding

What did I miss all those years not listening for the birds, not knowing what is on top of the wires, in the bushes, behind the leaves calling out? Recently, I’ve been thinking about this….

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A New Year = New Hikes and Places to Explore

Happy New Year to everyone, everywhere! I hope you’ve all had a wonderful holiday season with your loved ones and…

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A man and a woman out on a hike

New Year’s Day Hike at Ells Crane Trail

Norfolk Land Trust The Norfolk Land Trust also hosted a first-day hike to welcome the new year. With land trust and community members, they hit…

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Snowy preserve on a sunny day with very few clouds

New Year’s Hike at Mary Edwards Mountain Property

Granby Land Trust First-day hikes are an annual tradition for many land trusts, including the Granby Land Trust (GLT). GLT Property Steward Fran…

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CLCC staff photo on a boat on the CT River

CLCC Staff Looks Back and Plans Ahead

At our final staff meeting of the year I asked the team to reflect on their fondest CLCC memories from…

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Photo from the road of preserve trailhead sign

Parking Expansion to Sweetcake Mountain Preserve

Candlewood Valley Regional Land Trust Candlewood Valley Regional Land Trust (CVRLT) recently shared that they enhanced access to one of their…

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Two brothers smiling on a platform at a preserve

New Wildlife Observation Platform in Wolfpit Preserve

Bethel Land Trust Towards the end of December, Sam Weissmann, his brother, and representatives of Bethel Land Trust (BLT) did their final inspection…

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Two young conservationists posing at a hike in November

Taking Action NOW for Future Generations

Last month, I joined the Steep Rock Association (SRA) in Washington, CT, to celebrate the grand opening of a new trail at the…

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Collage from the December #LoveYourCTLandTrust issue

Conserving Land Through all Seasons

There’s a chill in the air, the last of the leaves have gone, snow is falling, and animals are heading…

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Man posing with tractor

Barger Farm to be Protected for Future Farmers and Agriculture

Bolton Land Trust Connecticut Farmland Trust USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service Through a collaborative effort among the Bolton Land…

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