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A Note of Gratitude

A Note of Gratitude

To friends and supporters of the New Canaan Land Trust: As our Board President, Tom Cronin, announced in last month’s eNews, I am moving on from my role as Executive Director of the New Canaan Land Trust. On this, my final week at NCLT, I wanted to take a moment to...

Getting Ready for Firefly Season

The Land Trust’s Firefly Sanctuary has become one of our post popular preserves, and for good reason! Each summer, tens of thousands of fireflies light up the night sky in what is thought to be the first dedicated firefly sanctuary in the United States. Visitors...
Losing a Giant

Losing a Giant

Written and photographed by Aaron Lefland. Click images to enlarge.   Like many of the forests across Connecticut, the woods of New Canaan are fairly homogenous. Past disturbances to the landscape, both natural and anthropogenic, have created woodlands that are...
Ways to Preserve Nature While Hiking

Ways to Preserve Nature While Hiking

Hiking is a great way to stay fit if you’re not comfortable going to the gym and you want to spend more time outdoors. There are thousands of miles of hiking trails scattered throughout the country and many local communities are creating more trails for people to use....