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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...

COVID-19 Update: Trail Closures Announced

In consideration of the Town of New Canaan’s recent order to close town parks, all New Canaan Land Trust preserves are closed until further notice. Please understand that we did not make this decision lightly. We know that, for many, a walk through the woods was a...
Amazing Skunk Cabbage

Amazing Skunk Cabbage

Written and photographed by Susan Bergen, NCLT Board Member Did you know that skunk cabbage is a perennial flower? It is also an invaluable native plant in our wetland habitats.Skunk cabbage is one of the first plants to emerge in the spring – sometimes even in late...

NCLT’s Response to COVID-19

Hello Friends, I’d like to provide you with a quick update from the New Canaan Land Trust, and some of the ways that COVID-19 is impacting our programs, preserves, and events. Visiting Our Preserves At this time, the New Canaan Land Trust’s preserves will remain...