Land Trust News

Aspetuck Land Trust Announces38 acre Weston Purchase

In Drive to Protect ‘Last Frontier of Open Space’

 

 
Bob Belknap walking the 38-acre property in Weston off of Georgetown Road

Bob Belknap walking the 38-acre property in Weston off of Georgetown Road

The $367,000 acquisition from the Belknap family expands Aspetuck Land Trust’s existing 86-acre Honey Hill Preserve which spans the towns of Weston and Wilton. Since its start in 1966, Aspetuck Land Trust (ALT) has protected 149 properties on more than 1,800 acres.


 
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The Haskins Lecture Series
November 15, 2017

 

Former DEEP commissioner worries about future of environmental protection

By Genevieve Reilly

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Connecticut has lowest percentage of conserved forest, farmland in New England

Connecticut has lowest percentage of conserved forest, farmland in New England

Development has been chipping away at forest and farmland in New England at the rate of 65 acres per day, according to a new report by a research institute of Harvard University.