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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.

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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WHAT WE’RE READING: What It’s Like to Be a Bird

What It’s Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing – What Birds Are Doing, and Why by David Allen Sibley The bird book for birders and non-birders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing–and why “Can […]

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Land Trust Receives Second Pond on Orchard Avenue

Frequent visitors to the pond include green herons, great blue herons, black-crowned night herons, and great egrets. (Photo by Lauren Brown) Longtime Branford residents Kathleen and Parker Fox have given to our town for many years through service on boards and commissions including BCTV, the Food Pantry, the Board of Fire Commissioners, and the Branford […]

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In Memoriam: Malcolm G. Schwab Jr.

The Branford Land Trust was saddened to hear of the passing of Malcolm G. Schwab Jr. Past President Lauren Brown recalls, “I remember Mal as a willing worker who always had a smile on his face.  For many years, he, past president Peter Borgemeister, and land donor Bill Van Wie formed our property management committee, […]

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Several BLT Trails Closed for Eversource Work

Beginning Monday, July 28, Eversource will be continuing the removal of the poles and cables from its right-of-way that runs near BLT’s Van Wie and Red Hill Woods preserves and continues into Guilford. The work should take no more than two weeks. During the project, Eversource will be staging heavy equipment and removing materials over […]

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