And yet, now is not the time to rest on our laurels. Time is running out to meaningfully address the perils of climate change, and concerted efforts are underway at the federal level to rollback, de-fund, and otherwise weaken much of the legislation put in place to protect our environment.
Let’s use this Earth Day as a CALL TO ACTION, so that we can continue to chart our progress through its 50th anniversary and beyond!
P.S. With less than 2 months remaining in the 2019 legislative session, our priorities in Hartford include protecting the Community Investment Act, defeating efforts to impose a tax on land trusts, funding important conservation programs, and enacting Green Economy legislation that will implement meaningful changes to address climate change. Read our legislative update and 2019 testimony >>
2019 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference
It's a wrap! The numbers are in!
The 550 conservationists who joined us on March 23 for the
Connecticut Land Conservation Conference, included representatives from over 75 land trusts; 41 conservation and inland/wetland commissions; 51 other local, state and national conservation organizations, government entities, and service providers; 22 high schools and universities; and, last but not least,
92 sponsors (including 37 land trusts.
Thank you for your participation, partnership and support...
May 6, 1:00-3:00 pm (Middletown) - Learn about TerraCorps - an AmeriCorps program for land trusts and other conservation organizations. View details and link to RSVP >>
May 30, 3:00-4:00 pm (Webinar) - How to Conserve Energy, Build Trust and Grow Capacity with Little Green Light - this free webinar will provide you with an introduction to this cloud-based donor management system. View details and link to registration >>
Seeking Communications Intern
CLCC and The Last Green Valley are seeking an intern to focus on community engagement and communications to raise the visibility of land trusts in Northeast CT and help lay the groundwork for a larger, watershed-wide regional conservation strategy.
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Last Call for Comments
2019 Model Conservation Easements
We are seeking your input before finalizing CLCC's 2019 Model Conservation Easement and Model Forever Wild Easement. Please
contact Amy with your suggestions and comments.
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Kathen Coley (1924-2013); Daniel "Put" Brown; Lisa O'Brien, www.lovetophotograph.com, Instagram birdddog1; Candlewood Valley Regional Land Trust; Bob Pagini; Amy Blaymore Paterson; and Barrie Robbins-Pianka.