The Cheshire Land Trust Governing Board meets the third Thursday of each month at the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce office located at 195 S Main St. #2, Cheshire, CT 06410. If you would like to attend, contact us.

Cheshire Land Trust, P.O.Box 781, Cheshire, CT 06410

CLT is an all-volunteer, private 501(c) 3 non-profit organization committed to conservation. We are not affiliated with the town of Cheshire. We do not receive taxpayer monies. Our organization is wholly funded by our membership.

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Phone: 203-806-0258

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Just like you have housekeeping duties at your home, the Cheshire Land Trust has a few "honey-do" lists for our properties.  One "to-do" is trash pick-up. This past weekend, we had our year-end pick-up at Ives Farm.

Luckily, we had a lot of help!  

Quinnipiac Univer...

October 27, 2019

So glad we moved the day for our BP walk. When we saw that Sunday, our original hke day was going to be a rain event, we changed it up

Saturday was spectacularly beautiful.

Hike leader Katie Bateson took the group on an hour-long hike through the hardwood forest on CLT's...

When talking about the Ives Farm Summer Open Mic Jam -- it's just like Forrest Gump's mom said:  "It is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're going to get."  

It's true at our yearly open mic. Delightfully so! 

A couple years back, a guy named Ja...

August 25, 2019

Cheshire Land Trust is stepping onto the Pollinator Pathway along with more than 40 towns and community groups in Connecticut. It's an idea whose time has come.

You can also start your own!   Small. Medium. Large.  Size does not matter. In the end, we will have created...

August 7, 2019

When Bike Cheshire asked if they might bike on one of the land trust properties, we were on the fence about it. We have trail networks open to the public for walking and hiking, but it's low-impact recreation. We never had mountain bikes.  

They talked some more....

June 5, 2019

Cheshire Land Trust took folks out for a hike on the newly reopened blue trail at Ives Woodlands for CT Trails Day on June 1, 2019.

April 26, 2019

Bright sunshine certainly helped to infuse good vibes for Cheshire Academy's Earth Day Celebration. It was also a wonderful opportunity for Cheshire Land Trust to talk about conservation and the environment. 

We had the opportunity to talk with students and staff a...

April 14, 2019

The Cheshire land Trust celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019. That's a major accomplishment. 

Please take a moment to read the wonderful feature and editorial

in The Cheshire Herald,that noted that it was just twelve people who "put in $5 each to
begin the group. From...

April 7, 2019

 Cheshire Land Trust and students from Quinnipiac University's "Big Event" tackled invasives at Fresh Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, April 6, 2019.  Big inroads were made to remove autumn olive, bittersweet and multiflora rose. Our thanks to the Q-Big Event's...

December 28, 2018

The Cheshire Land Trust was very impressed with a recent visit from Pack #114 at the land trust's Fresh Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary on Cook Hill Road.

The Scouts learned important "Leave No Trace" protocols from their Scout leader and helped the land trust with stewardsh...

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