Early Fall Morning

New 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 […]

 

Olmsted Profiled in New Video

GLCT member and Guilford resident, Al Di Marzio, of Aldimar Video Productions, has recently created a documentary video to highlight GLCT's Olmsted Outlook property at River Street and Broad Street. Please enjoy the video here and share with your friends.
 
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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!
 

Be Aware During Hunting Season

Please be aware that hunting season runs between September and March. Hunting is permitted on the State-owned land in Westwoods and on many other privately held properties throughout Guilford. Wear bright colors and use caution during this time. For more specific dates and information, see http://www.ct.gov/deep/hunting.

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 […]

 

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.

Upcoming Events

Jan
3
Sat
10:00 am East River Woodlands Reconnoiter... @ East Gate Rd.
East River Woodlands Reconnoiter... @ East Gate Rd.
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
We’ve not received a trail report from the East River Woodlands for a little while, so this work party is an opportunity to do a survey of the property, doing whatever light pruning and cleaning[...]
Jan
10
Sat
10:00 am Kiosk Installation in Nut Plains... @ Cindy Lane Entrance
Kiosk Installation in Nut Plains... @ Cindy Lane Entrance
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We’ll be installing a new kiosk on the Cindy Lane entrance to this delightful trail network. We’ll have the sledges to drive the ground spikes and tools to do the assembly, but help to haul[...]
Jan
17
Sat
10:00 am Nut Plains Woods Reconnoiter & L... @ Cindy Lane Entrance
Nut Plains Woods Reconnoiter & L... @ Cindy Lane Entrance
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Just like we did on the 3rd, only this time at Nut Plains. Warm cloths and boots, work gloves and hand tools should be brought along. We’ll have heavier tools available in the car, if[...]
Jan
24
Sat
10:00 am Jared Eliot Reconnoiter & Light ... @ Mulberry Point Road Entrance
Jared Eliot Reconnoiter & Light ... @ Mulberry Point Road Entrance
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
A repeat of the 3rd and 17th, but now on the Jared Eliot trails. As before, bring along warm clothes and boots, work gloves and hand tools. The heavier tools will be left in the[...]
Jan
26
Mon
7:30 pm Westwoods Trail Committee Meetin... @ Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Westwoods Trail Committee Meetin... @ Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Monthly meeting of the Westwoods Trail Committee. All are welcome!

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