Cheshire Land Trust Helps to Acquire Mill River Open Space for Town

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 3, 2020 Cheshire has another open space preservation success story. The town of Cheshire recently acquired 45.14 acres abutting the Mill River located at 257 Fenn Road in Cheshire from Ricci Construction Group. The property will be used for passive recreation. The Regional Water Authority (RWA) and Cheshire Land Trust (CLT) contributed to the open space acquisition, which was completed on July 17, 2020, and jointly hold a conservation easement to the property. Audubon CT managed an Army Corps of Engineers’ grant to provide a portion of the funding. The property is an essential link to an important greenbelt corridor in Cheshire and supports goals in the

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The Cheshire Land Trust Governing Board meets the third Thursday of each month at the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce office, 195 S Main St. #2, Cheshire, CT 06410. Meetings begin at 7p.m. You are welcome to join 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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