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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.

Garlic Mustard Pesto

Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) is an open space nemesis — an aggressive invasive plant that forms dense colonies in our woods, along our trails, and even in our yards. Will Rowlands at Connecticut Gardener explains, “garlic mustard is one of only a few invasives that’s capable of dominating the understory of deciduous forests and woodlands. […]

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Earth Day Town and River Clean-up

The Town of Branford will be holding the traditional Earth Day Town and River Cleanup event from 8:00 am to noon on April 17. We encourage those of you who feel safe in doing so to stop by the Green for suggestions of locations or head directly to your favorite Branford Land Trust tract and […]

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Environmental Justice Demands Listening

In order to serve our membership, our community, and our region, the Branford Land Trust continues to present materials that help place our mission to preserve open space in historical, cultural, and national context. Today we would like to highlight the work of Dorceta E. Taylor, a professor at the Yale School for the Environment […]

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Branford Land Trust Helps Anchorage Road Barn Find New Home(s)

In 2019, the Branford Land Trust was given a lovely 3.7-acre property that abutted Young’s Pond Park, increasing the protected open space at this popular preserve. The property came with a handsome, historic barn and shed, both built around 1912 as part of a large gentleman’s farm belonging to Alden M. Young. Young was a […]

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Lessons Learned When Woodlands Burn

The Branford Land Trust suffered a large brush fire on its property behind Orchard Avenue on the evening of January 24, 2021. It was a clear, cold, windy Sunday. The NFL Playoffs were on TV. Fortunately, observant neighbors saw the fire and dialed 911. The BLT is grateful to those neighbors, and to the members […]

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P.O. Box 254
Branford, CT 06405
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