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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.

BRIDGEWORK

By Jonathan Katz If you have walked the Stony Creek Limited Partnership property, you have seen, and likely strolled across, the magnificent, elevated boardwalk running east to west over the tidal marsh. Set on large pilings, the boardwalk stretches over 200 feet, providing 360 degree views of the marsh, the railroad embankment, the tree lines, […]

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LAST CALL! BLT Winter Photo Contest

The Branford Land Trust is hosting a Winter Photo Contest, open to all BLT members, starting today! We’re looking for photos of BLT properties decked out in their winter finest — snowscapes, ice and frost, bare branches, and sharp, cold colors. The DEADLINE for submissions has been extended to NOVEMBER 18. The winning photo will […]

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Sea Scout Jake Sturrock’s Volunteer Work with Branford Parks & Open Space Authority Earns Him Quartermaster Rank

This summer, Branford Sea Scout Jake Sturrock designed, built, and installed an information kiosk for the Pisgah Brook Preserve on Laurel Hill Road. It was an important step towards earning the rank of Quartermaster, the highest attainable rank in the Sea Scouting Program. Jake is the first Sea Scout in Connecticut to have been awarded […]

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WHAT WE’RE READING: The Soul of an Octopus

The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery Another New York Times bestseller from the author of The Good Good Pig, this “fascinating…touching…informative…entertaining” (Daily Beast) book explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus—a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature—and the remarkable connections it makes with […]

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A Year in Review…

Dear Friends: The past six months have been difficult, and all of us at the Branford Land Trust miss seeing you in person for our community events and trail walks. While we look forward to offering these types of activities again soon, know that despite COVID-19, the BLT continues to pursue its mission to provide […]

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