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Download the Annual Report 2019 >> Letter from the President: Patrice L. Carson It’s that time of year again…that time of year when I receive an email from Karl reminding me that he needs my President’s Letter for the Northern Connecticut Land Trust Annual Report. And every year I go through past reports and look…

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John Hegarty, a neighbor of our past NCLT president Culver Modisette, owned 83 acres of upland forest in northwestern Stafford, CT. John and Culver would frequently meet to reminisce about their servie during WWII. Culver was in the Navy and John was in the Merchant Marine. Both served on ships in the dangerous convoys crossing…

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In the Chestnut Jungle

The Swann Farm Back-Cross Chestnut Orchard is a cooperative partnership between the Northern Connecticut Land Trust and the American Chestnut Foundation. The one and a half acre orchard includes 188 nuts from a mother tree in Stafford, CT pollinated with pollen from the American Chestnut Foundation’s CH283 tree, a third backcross to American that carries…

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