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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.

Calling All Volunteers! Land Trust Saturday Work Parties are Returning!

After a long year and a half of very limited Branford Land Trust activities, Saturday Morning Work Parties are returning! Our BLT preserves have needed and missed us! Our small, dedicated Trails Crew has been out there on weekday mornings doing a magnificent job of keeping our trails open and safe. But there is much […]

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Branford Land Trust Receives $10,000 Branford Community Foundation Grant for Education and Community Outreach

The Branford Land Trust (BLT) is pleased to announce the receipt of a $10,000 grant from the Branford Community Foundation and its Deirdre Baker Schiffer Fund. Inspired by his late wife’s love of nature and the shoreline, Joe Schiffer established the Deirdre Baker Schiffer Fund in 2016 to support Branford environmental issues, education, and protection. […]

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AN URGENT MESSAGE FROM THE CONNECTICUT AUDUBON SOCIETY

Something is killing birds to the south. Taking in your bird feeders now might help to keep it from spreading. An unknown affliction has been killing songbirds in southern, mid-Atlantic states, and mid-west states. Although it seems as if it hasn’t reached Connecticut yet, it’s time to take precautions. The Connecticut Audubon Society has been […]

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June 23: Branford Land Trust Annual Meeting

Canaries in the Salt Marsh 2021 BLT Annual Meeting Wednesday, June 23, 7:00pm via Zoom Featuring Chris Elphick, UCONN Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Come listen to Dr. Elphick discuss the impact of climate change on salt marshes and the organisms that depend on them. His presentation will follow a brief business meeting which […]

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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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