Westwoodsdates2015

Feb. 2015 Acquisition — Westwoods North

We need your support today! When we were working to preserve the Heart of Westwoods from 2012-2014, we indicated that that parcel was one of several privately owned Westwoods holdings which have been GLCT priorities for decades. We are very pleased to report that GLCT has secured a contract to buy another of these properties, […]

 

New Interactive Trail Maps Available

GLCT Members Ted Mankovich and Frank Ferro have been busy getting a new and improved trail mapping app up and running. The new app is called Avenza PDF Maps and is available for the Apple and Android tablets and phones.

Early Fall Morning

Fall 2014 Acquisition on the West River

The children of Agnes L. Landon and John H. Landon recently agreed to donate 5.5 acres of salt marsh to the Guilford Land Conservation Trust in memory of their parents, long-time Guilford residents. The parcel stretches from near Water Street to the West River, just north of the Amtrak rail line. The land trust already […]

 

AMAZON SMILE

Shop through Amazon Smile and designate GLCT as your charity of choice. GLCT members have begun to take advantage of this easy way to support us and we have begun get small but regular contributions from Amazon.com. Please join them and broaden the impact. Click on the Amazon logo image above and sign in using your regular Amazon account. Thank you!

Elizabeth O. Kyburg

Generous Bequest for Conservation in Guilford

The Guilford Land Conservation Trust (GLCT) has received a $150,000 gift from the estate of longtime Guilford resident, Elizabeth O. Kyburg, who died in August. Kyburg lived in Old Quarry, an area surrounded by Guilford’s marshes and woodlands, for 40 years and raised her children to appreciate the natural world. “She packed us up and […]

Upcoming Events

Mar
16
Mon
7:30 pm Westwoods Trail Committee Meetin... @ Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Westwoods Trail Committee Meetin... @ Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Mar 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Monthly meeting of the Westwoods Trail Committee. All are welcome!
Mar
31
Tue
4:00 pm Enjoy a Night Out and Support GLCT @ South Lane Bistro
Enjoy a Night Out and Support GLCT @ South Lane Bistro
Mar 31 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy a Night Out and Support GLCT @ South Lane Bistro | Guilford | Connecticut | United States
Join open space supporters for dinner, a glass of wine, draft beer and delicious desserts 10% of proceeds will benefit GLCT. Reservations are recommended for parties of 6 or more: 203-533-5845. South Lane Bistro website[...]
Apr
12
Sun
9:00 am Bimbler’s Bash 10K Trail Race @ A. W. Cox School
Bimbler’s Bash 10K Trail Race @ A. W. Cox School
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am
From the Bimbler’s Bash website: The 9th Bimbler’s Bash will take place at 9:00 am on Sunday April 12th, 2015 through Westwoods, Guilford with all proceeds from the event being donated to the Guilford Land[...]
Apr
20
Mon
7:30 pm Westwoods Trail Committee Meetin... @ Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Westwoods Trail Committee Meetin... @ Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Monthly meeting of the Westwoods Trail Committee. All are welcome!
Apr
25
Sat
3:00 pm Mud, Bugs and Weeds @ Dunk Rock Road Kiosk
Mud, Bugs and Weeds @ Dunk Rock Road Kiosk
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
During this forest ecology hike we will explore in and around GLCT’s 2015 Westwoods acquisition, Westwoods North. The hike will be led by J.P. Barsky, Research Forester at The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (203-974-8540). Meet[...]

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