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2020 Annual Campaign

Membership Renewal & Stewardship Fund

It’s that time of year, and it’s the only time we ask:
1. Please renew your annual membership (or become a lifetime member) to support operational expenses.
2. Please donate to the Stewardship Fund to support on-going maintenance activities and new projects.

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How You Can Make a Difference

Stewards are the eyes and ears of the Land Trust, aware of the conditions of the particular land preserve they supervise and a positive neighborhood representative. Become a Steward and take responsibility for watching over a Land Trust property, or become a Neighborhood Helper to assist a Steward.

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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 Board Meeting

Date: February 12, 2020

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Seabury Life Community, Bloomfield

The Board of Directors meets monthly, and members are welcome to learn more about your land trust by attending. Please contact us with questions about attending. Enter Seabury Life via Door 18 and go to the Clock Room on Level 5.

Speer Preserve Winter Hike

Date: February 22, 2020

Time: 9:30 am

Location: Speer Preserve, Juniper Road, Bloomfield

Join us at the Land Trust’s Speer Preserve for a winter outing. Come early and be prepared to be on the trails shortly after 9:30 a.m. The trail is easy to moderate and the hike lasts about one and a half to two hours.

Speer Preserve is an upland forest surrounded by open land and MDC Reservoir property. Speer is an outing experience reminiscent of winter in the Vermont woods. Hard to believe Bloomfield Center is just minutes from Juniper Road.

Please come with snowshoes if we have snow, or hiking boots if there is no snow. Wear seasonal outdoor clothing. Meet at the cul-de-sac at the top of Juniper Road in Bloomfield. Rain date is Sunday, February 23.

Picture of hikers

WLT Board Meeting

Date: March 11, 2020

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Seabury Life Community, Bloomfield

The Board of Directors meets monthly, and members are welcome to learn more about your land trust by attending. Please contact us with questions about attending. Enter Seabury Life via Door 18 and go to the Clock Room on Level 5.

Connecticut Land Conservation Conference

Date: March 21, 2020

Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Wesleyan University, Middletown

The Connecticut Land Conservation Council’s annual conference is for anyone interested in land conservation. The day helps land trust members and volunteers network with peers and learn about conservation public policy, land protection best practices, climate change, habitat management, community engagement, and organizational development. Please join us!

WLT Board Meeting

Date: April 8, 2020

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Seabury Life Community, Bloomfield

The Board of Directors meets monthly, and members are welcome to learn more about your land trust by attending. Please contact us with questions about attending. Enter Seabury Life via Door 18 and go to the Clock Room on Level 5.

Wine & Dine

Date: April 25, 2020

Contact events@wintonburylandtrust.org to volunteer for the Wine & Dine April 25, 2020

WLT Board Meeting

Date: May 13, 2020

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Seabury Life Community, Bloomfield

The Board of Directors meets monthly, and members are welcome to learn more about your land trust by attending. Please contact us with questions about attending. Enter Seabury Life via Door 18 and go to the Clock Room on Level 5.

Connecticut Trails Day

Start date: June 6, 2020

End date: June 7, 2020

Get outdoors and explore trails near you! Over 200 events will be held across the state, and we’re planning local outings with our partners. More details to follow.

WLT Board Meeting

Date: June 10, 2020

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Seabury Life Community, Bloomfield

The Board of Directors meets monthly, and members are welcome to learn more about your land trust by attending. Please contact us with questions about attending. Enter Seabury Life via Door 18 and go to the Clock Room on Level 5.

WLT Annual Meeting

Date: June 17, 2020

Details to be announced.

Topics of Interest:

“Help Us Draw the Line,” presented at our 2019 annual membership meeting. Created by Hartford Art School Civic Design class members Paulina Modestow, Darcy Peterson, and Emma Schroh.

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