NEWS/EVENTS

2019 Autumn Landmark Newsletter

September 29, 2019
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Download LANDMARK #37 Newsletter >> “The earth has its music for those who will listen.” – George Santayana Annual Meeting Hegarty Property Transfers Completed Bellante Preserve “The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.”  – E.E. Cummings  

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2019 Spring Landmark Newsletter

April 14, 2019
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Download Landmark #36 Newsletter >> “Whenever there is a massive spill of solar energy, it is just called a nice day.” – Bumper sticker Trust Working to Improve Land Conservation Efforts Trust –owned Farms Leveraging Grant Money for Improved Yields New Property Preserved in Ellington Near Crystal Lake   “Keep your sense of proportion by…

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2019 Annual Meeting

September 28, 2018
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The Annual Meeting was held in Somers on 9/22/19. After a social and brief meeting to elect directors, Dr. Richard Cowles gave a presentation about invasive species. This enlightening and rather scary discussion alerted us to the ever growing danger of invasives. Read more about Dr. Cowles >>

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Paddle Upper Bolton Pond in Vernon

Canoe/Kayak Paddle

May 10, 2018
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The Annual Canoe/Kayak Paddle at Upper Bolton Pond in Vernon was held in May on a beautiful morning. Ten boats and eleven paddlers attended this popular event.

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Nipmuck Woods

March 21, 2018
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A 79-acre parcel was purchased in Stafford from the Stafford Fish & Game Club. This upland forest is near Roaring Brook in Stafford and abuts the Nipmuck State Forest and connects through the forest to the NCLT-protected White Farm. We plan to name the new property “Nipmuck Woods.” Funds were provided by the CT Department…

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NCLT Video

November 26, 2017
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Check out our video!

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Hegarty Hollow

November 25, 2017
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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

Swann Farm Chestnut Orchard‎

November 25, 2017
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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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