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FROM CONNIE DRYSDALE The National Book Review calls The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, by Dan Egan “A literary clarion call.… Egan’s narrative reflects a nuanced understanding of history and science, which is matched by his keen perceptions about public policy.” FROM JOHN WATSON Little Toller Books is an independent British publisher founded […]

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Soil Health: The Basics

by Emily Oldfield, BLT Guest Writer What is soil health? Can you diagnose a soil as healthy or not? Recently, the concept of “soil health” has gained traction in policy, research, and farming circles. The generally agreed-upon definition of soil health, put out by the Soil Science Society of America, is “the continued capacity of […]

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Leading Climate Change Scientist to Speak at BLT Annual Meeting

The Branford Land Trust’s 2019 Annual Meeting on June 19 will feature guest speaker Mark C. Urban, an award-winning scientist, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Connecticut, founder and director of the Center of Biological Risk, and global expert on one of the most important topics of our time: climate change […]

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Branford’s Shoreline Resiliency Fund

by John Watson In February, the Town of Branford announced the creation of a $1 million fund to help finance future efforts to prepare for and mitigate the consequences of global climate change, including sea level rise and flooding due to increased storm surges. Branford’s “Shoreline Resiliency Fund,” which was unanimously approved by the RTM, […]

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The Eagle and The Terrapin

By Jonathan Katz National Trails Day 2019. Good day for a bike ride, along the Folks on Spokes route in Milford, by the shore. I make a right, residential downhill toward the water, and people are staring into the top of a big tree, next to a guy with a telephoto lens. This is usually […]

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