Out of the Woods: The Story of Cornwall's Forests

Land Trusts

Nature Conservancy sign at the entrance
to Cathedral Pines, 2012

Collection of Cornwall Historical Society

There are 115 land trusts in Connecticut, protecting over 62,000 acres of open space. Land trusts are private, non-profit organizations dedicated to land conservation.

The Nature Conservancy operates a Land Trust Service Bureau in Connecticut which provides assistance and guidance to the land trusts.

The Land Trust Alliance is a national organization, established in 1982, which promotes private land conservation.











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