Don't Overlook the Details
One evening in 2005,I walked into the Board Room at Elim Park at the invitation of Gail Collins, a long-time CLT member. It was my opportunity to see if I was interested in serving on the Board of Directors, replacing Gail who would not be standing for re-election that year. I was hooked and served on the Board until I also decided not stand for re-election in 2016. In my admittedly too-infrequent walks through some of the Land Trust properties, I often found myself overwhelm
The work of a land trust is not all trail clearing, fund raising, paperwork, and documentation. During a first visit to a property, the owner often invites the trust board members into his home, usually the kitchen, to chat for a while. Some of the most satisfying moments come in the form of these Kitchen-table Conversations. Many people want the trust to know their deep feelings for the property. How they grew up exploring it, climbing trees, seeing pheasants fly up, and hea
Cheshire Land Trust - on TV
We are happy to announce the debut of our new video. Our thanks to David A. Smith of Cox Communications Public Access, PATV-5 in Cheshire. The video features two of CLT's pinnacle properties, Ives Farm and Fresh Meadows. You can see on demand on Cox PATV-15, or go here: https://youtu.be/wcnNVBA-ccc
Citizen Scientists to Help Assess Health of Local River
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Stream Habitat Walk Facilitator, Cheshire Land Trust, Pam Roach, 203-806-0258 CONTACT: Mill River Watershed Coordinator, Save the Sound, Nicole Davis, 203-787-0646, firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: Public Affairs and Communications Manager, RWA, Dan Doyle, 203-401-6766 CHESHIRE, July 10, 2018 The Cheshire Land Trust (CLT) and town residents are involved in a local, citizen science habitat stream walk this summer to study the Mill River. The h
Fresh Meadows in the (Herald) News!
Fresh Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary was featured in the July 26th edition of the Cheshire Herald! We hope you had a chance to read it! Thank you, Cheshire Herald.