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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.

WHAT WE’RE READING: The Bird Way

The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think by Jennifer Ackerman From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, a radical investigation into the bird way of being, and the recent scientific research that is dramatically shifting our understanding of birds — how they […]

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We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Saw

Branford Land Trust Trails Crew members Dave Andrews, Bob Hull, and John Ruckes get to work on damage sustained during last week’s storm. Photo along the Van Wie Woods green trail by Trails Crew member Jacky Alaimo.

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The Inequality of America’s Parks and Green Space

In thinking about how to best serve our membership, our community, and our region, the Branford Land Trust will be presenting some materials over the next few months that place our mission to preserve open space in historical, cultural, and national context. We’d like to start with this 2019 article by economist Richard Florida from […]

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BLT Trails Alert: Be careful out there!

Please be careful out on the BLT trails while we continue to recover from last week’s Tropical Storm Isaias. If you see something…send us an email explaining the whereabouts of whatever’s blocking your favorite Branford Land Trust trail. We’ll get to it as soon as possible.

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Mudways

Have you seen the new mudways? Thanks to our ever-active Trails Crew, new mudways (or puncheons) have been constructed on several BLT properties to help hikers traverse frequently-muddy spots along the way.  Visitors to trails in Hammer Woods, Partnership Preserve, Vedder, and Van Wie have been grateful for the trail improvements. Fun fact: wood for […]

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