Aaron Lefland, Executive Director

Aaron joined the New Canaan Land Trust in 2017 after completing his Master of Forest Science at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. There, he focused his studies on the sustainable management of New England forests, and conducted research on the demographics of Hickory across the landscape of the Northeastern United State (related publication HERE). His previous work experience includes managing a small-scale community forestry program outside of Boston and conducting ecological research examining long-term forest dynamics (related publication HERE). Growing up in southern CT, Aaron has always enjoyed the protected open spaces surrounding him, and looks forward to conserving and stewarding more land for future generations to enjoy.