Aspetuck and Monroe Announce Merger
“We believe that this merger enables us to protect more of the open spaces in our region that are so important to us and future generations,” said Aspetuck Land Trust President, Bill Kraekel.
Aspetuck Land Trust (ALT) and Monroe Land Trust and Tree Conservancy (MLT) announced the merger of their organizations, effective today, July 1. ALT and MLT board members have been in discussion about their two land trusts coming together for several years. The final arrangement was facilitated with the assistance of the Connecticut Land Conservation Council.
Said MLT President Barbara Thomas, “One of our prime reasons for wanting to merge with Aspetuck is that we know that plants and wildlife don’t recognize town borders, and a larger vision for preserving natural areas is necessary.”…
Photo Credit: Belknap Preserve, Aspetuck Land Trust