Posts Tagged ‘ New Haven Land Trust ’

Former New Haven Land Trust Chief Arrested

Mar 20th, 2014 | By
A photo of Chris Randall when he was working with the New Haven Land Trust. (photo: Allen Appel, New Haven Independent)

Former New Haven Land Trust Executive Director Chris Randall was arrested on larceny charges Thursday after about $21,000 was found to be unaccounted for by the organization.



Justin Elicker named executive director of the New Haven Land Trust

Feb 13th, 2014 | By
Justin Elicker (contributed)

Elicker has worked with the Yale Office of Sustainability and served as a sustainability consultant to numerous companies. He has a dual master’s degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the Yale School of Management. He will manage all aspects of the organization’s administration and programs and be charged with organizing and strengthening the Land Trust’s already robust network of volunteers in running programs, raising funds and increasing the visibility of the organization.



Local Food a Growing Trend for Land Trusts

Apr 6th, 2013 | By

When a land trust in Grayslake, Illinois, made a strategic decision in 2005 to include farmland in its list of property types to preserve, it joined scores of traditional “woods and waters” trusts across the U.S. which are increasingly preserving agricultural lands and building local food systems.

The New Haven Land Trust recently hosted American urban farmer Will Allen (pictured here) at the organization’s annual meeting. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story from Eric Hoffner in EcoWatch.



Tickets going fast for New Haven Land Trust 30th Anniversary Gala 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12

Oct 10th, 2012 | By

  Will Allen, Founder and CEO of Growing Power and author of The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities, is going to be giving the keynote address on local food at The New Haven Land Trust 30thAnniversary Celebration Dinner on Friday, October 12th at 6:00 p.m. at Yale Commons, 168 Grove St,

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Tickets going fast for New Haven Land Trust 30th Anniversary Gala 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12

Oct 7th, 2012 | By

Will Allen, Founder and CEO of Growing Power and author of The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities, is going to be giving the keynote address on local food at The New Haven Land Trust 30thAnniversary Celebration Dinner on Friday, October 12th at 6:00 p.m. at Yale Commons, 168 Grove St, New Haven, CT. Purchase

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MacArthur Genius, Urban Farmer Will Allen to address 30th Annual Meeting of New Haven Land Trust 6 p.m. Oct. 12

Oct 4th, 2012 | By

On Oct. 12, 2012, MacArthur Genius Award winner and national figure in urban agriculture, community leader, son of sharecroppers, Will Allen, CEO of Growing Power, will be the keynote speaker at the New Haven Land Trust’s 30th Anniversary Celebration. Come join Mr. Allen, civic leaders, and food activists, and others celebrate the work of the New Haven Land Trust at Yale University Commons.



Trusting in the Land | The Daily Nutmeg profiles Chris Randall

Apr 26th, 2012 | By

Once you know who Chris Randall is, it seems as if he’s everywhere. And everywhere he is, so is the New Haven Land Trust. Randall is a photographer, gardener, community organizer, nature enthusiast and cheerleader for the city he calls home. But he’s also Executive Director of the NHLT, a position he approaches with an

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Dinner Tonight to Benefit the New Haven Land Trust

Oct 4th, 2011 | By

An evening of fine dining featuring local and sustainable foods will benefit the New Haven Land Trust, supporting the 29-year-old nonprofit environmental organization’s land conservation, community gardening and environmental education efforts . The New Haven Land Trust Annual Celebration will take place 6:30 on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Kitchen Table, a restaurant serving seasonal American cuisine in New Haven’s Ninth Square at 128 Crown St. Tickets start at $55 and can be purchased at http://newhavenlandtrust.org/fall-event.



New I-95 Ramps To Encroach On Nature Preserve

Jun 9th, 2011 | By

In about a year and a half, 18-wheelers could be off-ramping from I-95 right through the Long Wharf Nature Preserve onto Long Wharf Drive, passing by the base of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The cost of eating up a third of an acre of nature preserve: $1, out of a $30 million plan.



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.



A Taste of New Haven Sustainability

Oct 15th, 2010 | By

Last week more than 25 people boarded a bus from Hartford to New Haven to learn about sustainability in the Elm City. Seven of the participants on the tour were part of a special delegation from Chile that traveled to Connecticut to attend the Land Trust Rally and learn about land conservation laws and practices in the United States.