Guilford Land Trust Protects 12 Acres on Bluff Head

The Guilford Land Conservation Trust (GLCT) took another step toward preserving Totoket Mountain – the ridge that ends at Bluff Head – with the purchase in October of 12 acres in the northwest corner of Guilford, along the top of the ridge. The parcel had been one of GLCT’s highest priorities for years, as it […]

Is it OK to clear branches and small fallen trees from trails with a hand saw?

Are there procedures, recommendations to follow posted anywhere? So to answer the beginning of your first question, it’s fine to remove obstacles that obstruct the trails either by hand or using hand tools like a saw, clippers or loppers. Simply cutting a path through is fine … cutting beyond the trail is generally discouraged, as […]

Ticked Off – The Lowdown on Ticks

In June, GLCT was pleased to co-host with the Guilford Conservation Commission, “Ticked Off: The Lowdown on Ticks” talk by Dr. Scott Williams of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Dr. Williams has spent 20 years studying the impacts of … [Read More...]

Upcoming Events

Dec
16
Sat
10:00 am Tree Work at Sam Hill Road @ Sam Hill Road
Tree Work at Sam Hill Road @ Sam Hill Road
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sabine Harris reported in her Loop 1 trail report that there are three trees down on the White Square and Circle trails, just east of Lost Lake. So as on the 2nd, this will mostly[...]