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Mistaken Identity: Invasive Plants and their Native Look-Alikes

Did you know there is a native euonymus that is a ringer for the invasive burning bush euonymus? Staghorn sumac looks very much like trees of heaven. There actually is a native phragmites. This guide, Mistaken Identity: Invasive Plants and their Native Look-Alikes, gives a quick, easy way to tell invasive and look-alikes apart. Also, […]

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WHAT WE’RE READING: Billionaire Wilderness

Billionaire Wilderness: The Ultra-Wealthy and the Remaking of the American West by Justin Farrell A revealing look at the intersection of wealth, philanthropy, and conservation Billionaire Wilderness takes you inside the exclusive world of the ultra-wealthy, showing how today’s richest people are using the natural environment to solve the existential dilemmas they face. Justin Farrell […]

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REDISCOVERING THE SUPPLY POND & PISGAH BROOK PRESERVES

  Most residents of the greater Branford area are familiar with the Supply Ponds. This popular recreation area is heavily used by walkers, runners, mountain bikers, fishermen, bird watchers, and those just seeking respite. With this new age of global pandemic, social distancing, and sheltering-in-place, the Supply Ponds have become more popular than ever. On […]

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Branford Girl Scout Community Project

Branford Girl Scout Gold Award candidate Mia Katz with help from her dad, Steven, installs the first of six new Branford Land Trust trail head signs. This one is at the Jennifer Heights trail off Shore Drive, across from the entrance to Harbor Village. The Girl Scout Gold Award requires girl scouts grades 9 through […]

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BLT and a CELC Community Project

In March, the Connecticut Experiential Learning Center (CELC) Middle School’s student “passion project” about community service and environmentalism came to life as BLT volunteer Matt Reed of Branford Land Trust shared information with students about native and invasive species in preparation for trail maintenance. SUPPORT THE ONGOING EFFORTS OF THE BRANFORD LAND TRUST Become a […]

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