Enriching Lives
Conserving Lands,
and Wildlife
Corridors
Natural Resources,
Farmlands,
Protecting
Connecting People
With Nature

Annual Meeting Report

Board Elections & Annual Reports

Members met in June to learn about the land trust’s recent work to conserve farmlands, protect natural resources, and connect people with nature. They also elected members to the Board of Directors. The presentation, annual report, and other details are available: 

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Wine & Dine Sept. 18

Tickets on Sale Now

Our annual community-wide dinner fundraiser offers a farm to fork Take-Home Harvest Dinner filled with tasty, locally-sourced foods prepared by Gillette Ridge Golf Club’s Executive Chef Jeremy Archer.

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Almost all operational funding comes from our members; grants don’t buy insurance or copy paper.

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Nearly $200,000 from generous individual donors has made possible the acquisition of our Land Trust properties.

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We welcome help with a variety of activities. We are an all-volunteer organization, and we need you!

Our Projects

LaSalette Trail

This two-town east-west trail is the most ambitious trail-building project. This…

 

Beacon Hill Preserve

Recently donated hardwood uplands will connect to Reservoir #3 and provide views of Metacomet Ridge …

Lisa Lane Farm

One block from Cottage Grove Road in Bloomfield’s most densely populated neighborhood sits Lisa Lane Farm with 10 acres…

 

Hawk Hill Farm

It took five grants to acquire this 45-acre farm (23 acres of prime soils) and then $54,000…

 

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Calendar

WLT August Board Meeting

Date: August 11, 2021

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Online via Zoom

The Board of Directors meets monthly, and members are welcome to learn more about your land trust by attending. For everyone’s safety this meeting will be conducted virtually with access available online or by phone. Please contact us for details on how to attend.

WLT September Board Meeting

Date: September 8, 2021

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Online via Zoom

The Board of Directors meets monthly, and members are welcome to learn more about your land trust by attending. For everyone’s safety this meeting will be conducted virtually with access available online or by phone. Please contact us for details on how to attend.

Take-Home Harvest Dinner

Date: September 18, 2021

Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Location: Gillette Ridge Golf Club, 1360 Hall Boulevard, Bloomfield

TICKETS NOW ON SALE! For your safety, our 6th annual WINE & DINE community-wide dinner and fundraiser will be A TAKE-HOME HARVEST DINNER Farm to Fork on Saturday, September 18!

  • Fall is the perfect time to order A Take-Home Harvest Dinner filled with tasty, locally-sourced foods prepared by Executive Chef Jeremy Archer and his team at Gillette Ridge Golf Club in Bloomfield.
  • We will be working with our partner farms and other regional vendors!
  • You get to select either a pork, fish, or vegetarian entrée. Each option  comes with appetizer, salad, sides, dessert, and paired wine. Dinners will be complemented with other surprises.
  • Drive to Gillette Ridge Golf Club in Bloomfield where we will deliver your tasty dinner to your car, carefully prepared and packaged according to all sanitary regulations.

Purchase Your Tickets

Take-Home Harvest Dinner tickets are now available. They are $85 for current members, or $95 for nonmembers (become a member for 2021 and save $10). Your reservation includes a sumptuous Farm-to-Fork dinner and the warm feeling you’ll get helping us protect and connect people with our community’s natural resources, farmlands, and wildlife corridors. It’s a win-win for everybody. Eat well and do good! Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Deadline is Friday, September 3.  All directions will be sent to you along with date reminders.


Learn where the money goes.

We cannot accomplish our goals without the support, involvement, and enthusiasm of our sponsors, donors, and volunteers.

If you want to help continue the important community work of the Wintonbury Land Trust, please voice your support in our event printed program.

WLT October Board Meeting

Date: October 13, 2021

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Online via Zoom

The Board of Directors meets monthly, and members are welcome to learn more about your land trust by attending. For everyone’s safety this meeting will be conducted virtually with access available online or by phone. Please contact us for details on how to attend.

WLT November Board Meeting

Date: November 10, 2021

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Online via Zoom

The Board of Directors meets monthly, and members are welcome to learn more about your land trust by attending. For everyone’s safety this meeting will be conducted virtually with access available online or by phone. Please contact us for details on how to attend.

WLT December Board Meeting

Date: December 8, 2021

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Online via Zoom

The Board of Directors meets monthly, and members are welcome to learn more about your land trust by attending. For everyone’s safety this meeting will be conducted virtually with access available online or by phone. Please contact us for details on how to attend.

Topics of Interest:

Our 2020 annual meeting photo slide show.

Created by Hartford Art School Civic Design class members Paulina Modestow, Darcy Peterson, and Emma Schroh and presented at our 2019 annual meeting.

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