Posts Tagged ‘ Kent Land Trust ’

New Preston Merchants Support RiverSmart Campaign

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By

The RiverSmart CT Campaign, a joint project led by HVA and Connecticut Farmland Trust, Kent Land Trust, Lake Waramaug Task Force, Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition, Rivers Alliance of Connecticut, Steep Rock Association, Warren Land Trust and Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust was launched in 2012 with funding from the Connecticut Community Foundation and the Ellen Knowles

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Kent trust buys Girl Scouts’ camp

Feb 5th, 2014 | By

The Girl Scouts of Connecticut on Tuesday officially sold the 252-acre Camp Francis to the Kent Land Trust for $1.5 million. For more on this story, visit: Kent trust buys Girl Scouts’ camp Republican American.

Vote slated on funds for Land Trust project

Jul 27th, 2013 | By

The town’s taxpayers will have an opportunity to vote in a referendum on whether to give funding to the Kent Land Trust to help purchase the former Girl Scout property Camp Francis. For more on this story, visit: Vote slated on funds for Land Trust project Republican American.

Kent saves 241 acres of open space

Jan 23rd, 2013 | By

KENT — The Kent Land Trust has acquired 241 acres of woodland in the town’s northeast corner, preserving the central portion of 1,000 acres of protected land. For more on this story, visit: Kent saves 241 acres of open space – Connecticut Post. ALSO: The Kent Land Trust has added a 241-acre parcel to its

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Kent Land Trust Purchases Girl Scout Preserve

Aug 9th, 2012 | By

KENT—The Kent Land Trust has agreed to purchase the 253-acre Camp Francis property from the Girl Scouts of Connecticut for $1.5 million. This well-known woodland is located at the end of Kent Hollow Road where it meets Route 341; approximately 183 acres are in Kent and 70 acres are in Warren. For more on this

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Kent Land Trust Gets 28-Acre Vagts Parcel

Aug 26th, 2010 | By

An 18-month-long dream has been realized with the acquisition of a significant parcel of land on South Kent Road by the Kent Land Trust. Twenty-eight acres adjacent to the land trust’s great blue heron rookery have been donated by Detleve Vagts, whose family for many years owned a more than 220-acre South Kent farm. In

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Kent Land Trust second in CT to receive accreditation

Aug 16th, 2010 | By

According to Kent Land Trust president Bill Arnold, accreditation means the land trust conducts its work in an effective and ethical way, that they have the organizational and financial strength to promise to care for their conservation properties forever, and that donors can be certain their contributions will be invested wisely and carefully in pursuit

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Kent Land Trust Achieves Its Goal of Accreditation (Video)

Aug 14th, 2010 | By

The first word of a changing landscape for land trusts came to Kent four or five years ago. Then-Kent Land Trust president Anthony Zunino announced at the group’s annual meeting that accreditation, based on compliance with the standards and practices outlined by the national Land Trust Alliance, would soon be the new standard for excellence

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