2011 Excellence in Conservation Awards

2011 Excellence in Land Conservation Award
Exemplary Outreach Project

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Beacon Falls Conservation Commission

For its hosting of a Community Forum to Celebrate Great Open Space in Beacon Falls, CT .

 

2011 Excellence in Land Conservation Award
Successful Collaboration in Land Acquisition

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Branford Land Trust & Connecticut Farmland Trust

For its cooperative effort to protect the Johnson Farm in Branford, CT.

 

2011 Excellence in Land Conservation Award
Honorable Mention
Successful Collaboration in Land Acquisition 

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Conserving Tolland

For its promotion of the conservation of forest and agricultural land in Tolland, CT.

 

2011 Excellence in Land Conservation Award
Outstanding Land Acquisition Effort 

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Groton Open Space Association 

For its protection and restoration efforts of the historic Sheep Farm in Groton, CT.

 

2011 Excellence in Land Conservation Award
Successful Collaboration in Stewardship 

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Joshua’s Tract Conservation and Historic Trust

For its cooperative program with EastConn to provide educational experiences to middle school students and teachers on human diversity and biodiversity issues.

 

2011 Excellence in Land Conservation Award
Honorable Mention
Outstanding Land Acquisition Effort

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Town of Pomfret

For its recent acquisitions of over 1,000 acres of farmland and open space in Pomfret, CT.

 

2011 Excellence in Land Conservation Award
Exemplary Fundraising Project

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Alicia Betty of The Trust for Public Land

For her remarkable fundraising and outreach efforts resulting in the protection of the Griswold Airport in Madison, CT.