56 million. That's the total number of acres conserved by land trusts across the nation, according to the Land Trust Alliance's 2015 National Land Trust Census. In Connecticut, our land trusts have conserved a total of 190,193 acres. Read Connecticut's report HERE.
And while these numbers are impressive, they only tell part of the story.
In the Winter 2017 edition of Saving Land Magazine, the Alliance shared some of the stories behind the numbers, including one featuring the New Haven Land Trust and the transformative impact its Truman Street Greenspace & Garden has had on residents in the neighborhood. Read the full article HERE.
Connecticut land trusts work incredibly hard every day protecting special places and making a difference in people's lives.
Impressive numbers. Inspiring stories.
With appreciation for all you continue to do for all of us,
P.S. Please send us your land conservation success stories! When you share your stories you inspire others ... and you inspire us. And if you are interested in hosting a site visit or other celebration with your elected officials and would like some help with outreach, give me a call! (860) 614-8537