The Guilford Land Conservation Trust has been honored by the Connecticut Land Conservation Council for its landmark protection of the Broomstick Ledges area.
At the council’s annual conference in April, the land trust received the Award for Outstanding Land Acquisition Effort. The land trust completed the acquisition of the 141-acre Broomstick Ledges property in 2008. The property is the largest single acquisition by the land trust since it was founded in 1965. The land offers exceptional recreational opportunities and is an important watershed and wildlife habitat. Its protection also preserved the scenic vista from Bluff Head and connected other valuable protected open space. [Read more…]