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Clinton Land Conservation Trust
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Please join the Clinton Land Trust on our newest property, the Weiss Loveday Watershed, for a brief socially distancing annual meeting and hike. This will take place Oct 25th at 1:00 (rain date 26th).

The property is located on River Road in Clinton across from the Riverdale Farm Campsite. Get Directions Click here
We are excited to showcase this important parcel because it is part of the watershed with ground aquifers that feed the Conn. Water Company’s wells. These wells produce 1,000,000 gallons of pure drinking water a day, enough to provide six thousand families and businesses. The Weiss Loveday property connects with a small but beautiful parcel of state owned land and another Land Trust parcel totaling about 64 acres.
Weiss Loveday Watershed

October 25th, at 1:00pm

Clinton, CT

 Get Directions Click here

Greetings,
     Another year has gone by and it is again time for the Clinton Land Conservation Trust Annual Meeting.
 
     The meeting will be at the Weiss Loveday Watershed and will begin at 1:00pm. Looking forward to seeing our volunteers there. Thanks for all of your help over the years.
                     
 
 
 
Alice and David Crosby Scholarship 2020
We are proud to announce our 2020 Scholarship winner Emma Lovene

Photo: left to right: Emma Lovene 2020 Winner and Michael Houde, CLCT President

The Alice and David Crosby Environmental Scholarship was established in 1997 in memory of Alice C. Crosby, and subsequently her husband David. Alice and David were members of the Clinton Land Conservation Trust in its early days, and remained active in its programs and projects throughout their lives. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded each year to a Clinton graduating senior planning to pursue an education in a field related to the study of or preservation of the environment. This year CLCT proudly awards the scholarship to Emma Lovenea 2020 graduate of The Morgan School who participated in the Environmental Club and Morgan Goes Green Community Project as well as many other activities. She will be attending the University of New Hampshire majoring in Environmental Science/Biology. The CLCT wishes her great success! Congratulations Emma!

 The Wild & Scenic Film Festival works with environmental groups across the globe to host films that engage their communities and bring together a diverse audience. Our goal in presenting the festival is to make our communities more environmentally aware and inspire them to become active in protecting and preserving our beautiful shoreline habitats.

   Madison Land Conservation Trust and Clinton Land Conservation Trust invite you to sponsor the event and support our efforts to host Wild & Scenic On Tour in our community.
 
  A sponsorship offers your business the opportunity to leverage your support through advertising that will reach a large audience all along the shoreline. Your message will reach a broad sector of our local communities. We offer several levels of sponsorship..  
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    And don’t forget, because MLCT and CLCT are non-profit organizations, your sponsorship is tax-deductible.  read more

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I want to reach out to our members, volunteers and friends during these very uncertain times to remind folks that the Clinton Land Conservation Trust's properties are a great place to go for some fresh air, exercise, peace and quiet. The woods, streams, rocks and birds encountered along the hiking trails can help relieve the stress we are all under. A walk in the woods can provide a much needed break. 

Stay safe and take good care of your community, friends and family. As Henry David Theroux wrote: "In wildness is the preservation of the world."         Mike Houde


 

Contribute to The Clinton Land Conservation Trust through your purchases on Amazon!

When first visiting AmazonSmile, you are prompted to select a charitable organization. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the CLCT.
 
Example
I bought this kid’s digital camera for my son today
I paid $33.99
Amazon keeps $33.82
CLCT gets .17 cents

 
This is a small amount, but it all adds up. Key is getting folks to actually use it. Costs nothing, and lets them donate to a good cause...

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