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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.

Videos Highlight Long Island Sound

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FROM THE LONG ISLAND SOUND STUDY: The Long Island Sound coast has its share of highways and densely populated cities and towns. But there are also miles of beautiful seascapes and landscapes, including 33 coastal areas designated as Stewardship Areas by the Long Island Sound Study. In the summer and fall of 2014, Jack Silky, […]

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Supporting Your Land Trust

Education & Community Outreach: the popular Environmental Day Camp will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2015.

Make a Year-End Contribution Now! Branford Land Trust volunteers have been busy in 2014 carrying out the Land Trust’s mission to preserve Branford’s natural open space and to promote our communities appreciation of those important resources. Your generous support has made the success of our mission possible. We continued to protect additional properties, thanks to […]

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Branford Land Trust and coastal climate change

November 2014 nor'easter storm surge floods Jarvis Creek marsh and Leetes Island Road

Coastal communities in Connecticut and elsewhere are considering how they can become more resilient to flooding from greenhouse gas-driven increases in sea level and predicted more frequent severe storms. Residents of the area around the Jarvis Creek marsh, between Stony Creek and the Guilford town line, are among those who are already experiencing some of […]

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THIS WEEKEND: Annual Walk at the Van Wie Preserve

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The Branford Land Trust’s NATURE EXPLORER PROGRAM is pleased to offer our Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Walk at the Van Wie Preserve, Sunday, November 23 at 1:00 PM. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and the refreshing fall weather! The walk will be led by Bill Horne and Ainsley Highman. Meet at the trailhead […]

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BLT work party at Zielinski Farm

After the work party - the Zielinski Farm from Brushy Plain Road

On November 15, Amos Barnes, Clarice Begemann, Deb, Paul and Jonathan Bodner, Steve Gallicher, Bill Horne and Judy Miller cleared brush and vines from the edges of the field at the Zielinski Farm, BLT’s newest acquisition. Great progress was made restoring the view of the field from the road. Watch for more information about this […]

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CALENDAR

  • January 1, 2015
    ANNUAL NEW YEAR'S DAY WALK
  • January 10, 2015
    Animal Tracking Classes at Lake Saltonstall
  • January 17, 2015
    WORK PARTY: Lower Sybil Creek Preserve
  • February 21, 2015
    Animal Tracking Classes at Lake Saltonstall
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