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Pollinators at our Doorstep

Written and photographed by Susan Bergen, NCLT Board Member This is National Pollinator Week, and a good time to reflect on why pollinators are important. How we can make our own yards and public spaces more pollinator friendly? NCLT’s wildflower meadow at Still Pond...

The Not So Shrinking Violet…

Written and photographed by Susan Bergen, NCLT Board Member There is an idiomatic expression that describes an extremely shy woman as a ‘shrinking violet.’ While violets may be miniscule and often passed over for more showy flowers, there is nothing shrinking about...
Keeping an Eye on our Preserves

Keeping an Eye on our Preserves

Designed to blend in with their surroundings, you’ve probably never noticed the trail cameras that NCLT uses across our preserves. Yet these cameras are a critical tool in land management, and one that we’ve been using for years. NCLT maintains a small...

Helping NCLT Through Unprecedented Times

We know that this crisis is hitting everybody differently, and we hope that you are doing okay. Some of our supporters have asked what they can do to help the New Canaan Land Trust continue to thrive in this moment, so we made a list of three ways you can help:  ...
The Humble Bumblebee

The Humble Bumblebee

Written and photographed by Susan Bergen, NCLT Board Member Did you know that the pregnant queen is the only member of a bumble bee hive to survive the winter? All the other workers and drones die at the end of the season.  The queen goes into hibernation, spending...
NCLT PRESERVES ARE OPEN, WITH SOME RESTRICTIONS. Read more in our latest COVID-19 UpdateClick Here
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