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Medlyn Lawsuit Resolution

  Dear Friend, The lawsuit filed by Jay Medlyn against the Branford Land Trust (BLT) in 2016 concerning coastal flooding has been resolved. The Land Trust has settled with Mr. Medlyn for $16,000, which will be paid by our insurance carrier. As indicated in the full agreement (attached here), this settlement does not constitute an […]

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Branford Land Trust’s Popular Winter Animal Tracking Classes

Not just a walk in the woods, the Branford Land Trust’s popular Animal Tracking classes are led enthusiastically by naturalists Tom Cleveland and Chris Woerner each winter. Come find out how to recognize animal footprints and other signs of their passage through the woods during two Animal Tracking Classes scheduled for Saturday, January 26 and […]

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Eagle Scout Kiosk Project

When you head out on your holidays walks in the coming week, watch for our new information kiosks on several BLT properties. This Eagle Scout project was coordinated by Aidan Kropiwnicki, with a little help from his friends, including Val Kropiwnicki, Aidan Kropiwnicki, Ryder Kropiwnicki, Hunter DaRos, Theo Kirby, Matt Daley, Kenny Lee, GiannCarlo Giannini, […]

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Update: Accreditation Progress

In September, the BLT submitted its completed application for accreditation from the national Land Trust Alliance Accreditation Commission. This two-year effort has involved incalculable hours by our Accreditation Committee (pictured), board members and volunteers, and included such efforts as bringing administrative, financial and property records up-to-date, and digitizing the 50 year inventory of the records […]

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Our Local Coastline and
 Sea Level Rise

by Molly M. James, BLT Guest Writer Starting in the 1800s, sea level has been recorded with frequency and relative accuracy in Connecticut. By 1970, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) maintained tide gauges across Long Island Sound in New London, New Haven, and Bridgeport, CT and in Kings Point, NY. Using these historic […]

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