Posts Tagged ‘ land trust ’

Canton Land Trust 40th Anniversary Art Contest

May 31st, 2012 | By

Any aged artists can enter to win. Are you an artists whose original artwork is inspired by the beautiful landscapes of Canton Land Trust? Then this is the contest is for you. The winning artwork will be used as a 40th anniversary commemorative print. This is open to all artists of all ages. For more

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Land Trust run showcases preserved land in Colchester

May 30th, 2012 | By

Colchester, Conn. — The newly rebuilt Comstock covered bridge served as the gateway to the starting line for this year’s Salmon River Run, an annual fundraiser for the Colchester Land Trust. For more on this story, visit: Land Trust run showcases preserved land – Norwich, CT – The Bulletin.

Avalonia Land Trust adds Preston parcel

Sep 29th, 2011 | By

The Avalonia Land Trust has completed the purchase of two vacant lots on Lake of Isles Road near the North Stonington border and will add the tracts to more than 200 acres of contiguous open space in Preston and North Stonington.

Glastonbury: State purchase Bronzi property

Sep 29th, 2011 | By

Will Be Added To Open Space Parcels The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection will purchase the 48-acre Bronzi property. The town council voted unanimously Tuesday to purchase the land, off Goodale Hill Road. The property – made up of two parcels – is surrounded by the Meshomasic State Forest and Kongscut Land Trust

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Witalis Elected President Of Monroe Land Trust

Sep 6th, 2011 | By

Karl Witalis, the president of the old Monroe Fields and Woods Association, was recently elected president of its successor, the Monroe Land Trust and Tree Conservancy. Read more here: Witalis Elected President Of Monroe Land Trust – Monroe, CT Patch.

Monroe Land Trust and Tree Conservancy elects president

Aug 29th, 2011 | By

Karl Witalis, the president of the old Monroe Fields and Woods Association, has been elected president of its successor, the Monroe Land Trust and Tree Conservancy. Other officers elected tonight at the trust’s fourth monthly meeting on Aug. 24 at Monroe’s Town Hall were Aaron McGoldrick, vice president,Deb Heim, treasurer, and Marven Moss, secretary. Read

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Help the Farmers Market Win a Free Barn – Chatham, NJ Patch

Aug 3rd, 2011 | By

The Chatham Borough Farmers Market bested over 60 other contestants in a ompetition for a free open air barn. Now they need help from residents to win. Residents can vote for the market to win the 24 ft. by 36 ft. open air barn by Yankee Barn when they visit The Great Barn Giveaway website.

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(Outward) Bound and determined at Lovelace Preserve

Aug 3rd, 2011 | By

The Greenwich Land Trust (GLT), a local non-profit dedicated to preserving open space permanently, recently welcomed a team of Outward Bound students and their leaders to conduct land stewardship on the GLT’s Lovelace Preserve in Cos Cob. The students earned merit-based scholarships to attend the 16-day Delaware Water Gap wilderness course, which featured canoeing and

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Winchester Land Trust told to rework plan for preserving 360 acres

Jan 18th, 2011 | By

WINSTED — The Winchester Land Trust must revise its proposal for protecting 360 acres of town-owned land. Click above for more on this story.

Better Access Offered to Landmark Preserve in Roxbury

Jan 6th, 2011 | By

ROXBURY—To allow better access to the Orzech Family Preserve for hiking and cross-country skiing, the Roxbury Land Trust recently completed construction of a small parking area off Botsford Hill Road near the intersection of Route 67. The off-road parking lot provides easy entry to the Kress Family Trail along the former railroad bed, which winds

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First Day 2011 features Polar Plunge to benefit community gardens, parks and more

Dec 30th, 2010 | By

Celebrate First Day 2011 with the New Haven Land Trust and the Elm City Parks Conservancy from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan 1, featuring the 11th annual Polar Plunge to benefit parks, community gardens, and environmental groups.

Kent Land Trust Party Draws 170

Oct 1st, 2010 | By

The Kent Land Trust, coming off the high of one of its most successful years ever, entertained more than 170 people at its annual fund-raising cocktail party Saturday night at the Bull’s Bridge Golf Club. via Kent Land Trust Party Draws 170 – News – Litchfield County Times.

Land trust schedules paint-out for Kent property

Sep 10th, 2010 | By

NEW MILFORD –The Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust is again encouraging local painters to participate in the trust’s “Views and Vistas” paint-out event between Sept. 10 and Sept. 13. via Land trust schedules paint-out for Kent property – Connecticut Post.

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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