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Conservation Champion Bill Horne Awarded 2022 Katchen Coley Award for Excellence in Conservation by the Connecticut Land Conservation Council

The Branford Land Trust (BLT) is thrilled to announce that Bill Horne has been awarded the 2022 Katchen Coley Award for Excellence in Conservation by the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC). This prestigious award recognizes “an individual fiercely devoted to land conservation whose long-term volunteer service has furthered the work of one or more conservation […]

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Registration Open for Annual Branford Land Trust Environmental Day Camp for Kids!

Registration is still open for the Branford Land Trust’s annual hands-on Environmental Day Camp on Thursday, August 18. Children ages 5-9 will enjoy hands-on activities, including touch tanks, woodland and Long Island Sound exploration, nature crafts, and more. The day will run from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A full day’s agenda, map, and […]

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Our Work Here Is Never Done

By Gordon Hutchinson The BLT Trails Crew has kept busy all winter and spring with several projects, including the removal of invasive autumn olive from Partnership Field and the Todd’s Hill-Parish Farm property, as well as clearing the pink trail on the north side of Red Hill Road. Most recently, they’ve renovated a slightly raised […]

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Collective Care & Indigenous Wisdom

Recommended reading by Laura Noe Leanne Betasamosake Simpson writes, “strong communities are born out of individuals being their best selves.” As a Canadian indigenous woman, musician, and writer, she shares the wisdom of First Nations. In a world that is profoundly out of balance, indigenous writings remind me that there is a way of thinking, […]

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Todds Hill Wet Meadow Preserve

A lot has been happening at the Todds Hill Wet Meadow Preserve, a 24-acre open space set-aside located between Todds Hill Road, Cherry Hill Road and Parish Farm Road.  Last fall, BLT volunteers, including a group from the FreeThink biotech company, cut up fallen limbs and trunks of some of the large trees and moved […]

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