Regional Conservation Conversations - Summer 2018 Schedule

Join us and our co-hosts to visit land conservation success stories made possible by the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection’s Open Space & Watershed Land Acquisition Program (OSWA) - funded by the Community Investment Act - and other state, federal, and local investments.

Enjoy a fun, informal walk, and talk with State legislators, other elected officials, land trust representatives, and community leaders. Events are free and open to land trust members and others interested in discussing your state, regional, and local conservation priorities.

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Lower Connecticut River Valley - Haddam
Tuesday, June 26, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Hosted by Haddam Land Trust and Lower CT River Valley Council of Governments at Beaver Ledges Preserve
Ruth Hill Road via Old Chester Road, Haddam, CT 
(Enter from Old Chester Road and continue North onto Ruth Hill Road under the Route 82 overpass to event sign.)

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 South Central Connecticut - New Haven
Thursday, June 28, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Hosted by New Haven Land Trust at Grand Acres Garden
47 Grand Avenue, New Haven, CT
(On street parking is available on Grand Avenue and Perkins Street.)

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Northeastern Connecticut - Woodstock & Thompson
Thursday, July 12, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Hosted by Wyndham Land Trust at Bull Hill Preserve
Bull Hill Road, Woodstock, CT
(Enter Bull Hill Road from Senexet Road off Route 171, and continue to the metal gate at the Woodstock/Thompson town line.)

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Southeastern Connecticut - North Stonington
Saturday, July 14, 9:00 - 10:00 am

Hosted by Avalonia Land Conservancy at Tri-Town Ridgeline Forest
91 Miller Road, North Stonington, CT

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North Central Connecticut - Bloomfield
Tuesday, July 17, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Hosted by Wintonbury Land Trust at Hawk Hill Farm
22 Duncaster Road, Bloomfield, CT

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Northwestern Connecticut - Morris
Tuesday, July 24, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Hosted by Litchfield Hills Greenprint Collaborative, featuring Farnham Farm protected by the Connecticut Farmland Trust and Morris Land Trust

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Southwestern Connecticut - Easton
Thursday, July 26, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Hosted by Aspetuck Land Trust at Trout Brook Valley Preserve Blueberry Orchard
Freeborn Road, Easton, CT
(When woods stop on left at 1st house lot, turn right onto dirt road through woods. Pass through 8' farm gate into orchard field. Follow road across field 300 yrds. Turn left through 2nd farm gate and park. See Aspetuck Land Trust for more detailed directions.)

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Contact Christopher Shepard at cshepard@ctconservation.org with any questions. 

 

P Smith 2018 Photo Contest Winner

Beaver Ledges Preserve, Haddam
Courtesy of P. Smith, a 2018 Diana Atwood Johnson OSWA Photo Contest award winner

Vikki Reski 2017 Photo Contest Winner

Hawk Hill Farm, Bloomfield
Courtesy of Vikki Reski, a 2017 Diana Atwood Johnson OSWA Photo Contest award winner


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