Useful Links

Land Trust Alliance
A national strategist and representative of more than 1,600 land trusts across America. The alliance promotes voluntary private land conservation to benefit communities and natural systems.

Connecticut Land Conservation Council
The Connecticut Land Conservation Council works to increase the pace, quality and scale of land conservation in Connecticut while assuring the perpetual, high quality stewardship of conserved lands in the state.

The Nature Conservancy
Worldwide conservation leader is active in Connecticut and has been a partner in our preservation efforts.

Meshomasic Hiking Club
Based in Cobalt, this membership group is an active hikers’ club.

CT Forests and Parks Association
Founded in 1895, it’s the oldest nonprofit environmental group in Connecticut. It advocates for parks and maintains the 800-plus-mile Blue Blaze Trail system.

Meriden Land Trust
Manages three properties in Meriden and advocates for preservation.


Berlin Land Trust
the Berlin Land Trust oversees over 140 acres of open space properties in Berlin and adjacent towns. The BLT owns nine parcels of land, totaling over 78 acres and also has conservation easements two additional parcels totaling 58 acres.

The Wilderness Society
Protecting America’s wilderness since 1935 through the potent combination of science, advocacy and education.

Connecticut’s Changing Landscape
The “land cover” portion of Connecticut’s Changing Landscape provides basic information about the growth of developed land during the period 1985 to 2002.