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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.

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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Would you like to help protect native plants in Branford?

The Branford Land Trust and the Town Conservation and Environment Commission are launching a new initiative called the Native Plant Protection Corps. Working both on BLT and Town-owned conservation lands, the group’s goal will be to try to reduce the spread of non-native invasive species by focusing on small infestations, with the hope of nipping […]

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Invasive Plants

Not only do invasive plants cost towns, state agencies, land trusts, farmers, homeowners, and others large sums of money and thousands of hours of labor for removal and restoration, invasive plants cause serious harm to woodlands, farms, wetlands, and other natural areas. They also contribute to a decline in habitat that leads to a decline […]

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