WELCOME TO THE BRANFORD LAND TRUST

Welcome to the Branford Land Trust website, where we invite you to help PROTECT, LEARN about and EXPLORE Branford’s open space and diverse natural features.

The Leave No Trace Seven Principles

The Leave No Trace Seven Principles are the bedrock of the Leave No Trace program. They provide guidance to enjoy our natural world in a sustainable way that avoids human-created impacts. The principles have been adapted to they can be applied in your backyard or your backcountry. NOTE: Camping and camp fires are not permitted […]

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22nd Annual Environmental Day Camp for Kids!

The Branford Land Trust will hold its 22nd Annual Hands-on Environmental Day Camp on Monday, August 14, 2017. This camp, for children ages 5-9, is held at the Killam’s Point Conference Center in Branford. The event includes activities, presentations and games that help kids learn about such things as tide pools, woodland habitats, wildlife rehabilitation, […]

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On June 29, 21 volunteers from Forma Therapeutics (35 NE Industrial Rd, Branford) helped a Branford Land Trust morning work-party clear invasive shrubs and saplings from the edges of the Van Wie Preserve field. We deeply appreciate their efforts, lending muscle and a financial contribution to help the BLT protect and manage precious open space […]

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Spotted: American Oystercatcher

American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus A large, boldly patterned bird, the American Oystercatcher is conspicuous along ocean shores and salt marshes. True to its name, it is specialized in feeding on bivalves (oysters, clams, and mussels) and uses its brightly colored bill to get at them. (Click here to learn more.) These photos were taken by […]

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Final 2017 Branford Supply Ponds Fish Report

This report covers the two week period from 5/24 until 6/06. The week ending 5/30 saw a very respectable 316 fish making their way into the Supply Ponds – our third highest weekly total of the season. This pushed our seasonal total to over 3,000 river herring going up the fishway. For the week ending […]

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Branford Land Trust
P.O. Box 254
Branford, CT 06405
(203) 483-5263
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