ALT Annual Meeting November 16th

Nov 16 Annual Meeting, Conference Room 1, First Floor, Avon Free Public Library. No program, election of officers and board members.

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ALT Annual Hike October 21st

Oct 21 Annual Hike to Tower Toot, 1pm  Meet at Hazen Park trailhead (Nod Road, right on Woodford Hills, left on Hazen. Rain date Oct 22, Well behaved dogs welcome, leashes required at Tower,  Bring money for refreshments at top. Trial is steep in places, sturdy hiking shoes recommended.
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Annual meeting Friday, Nov 18 at 7 pm, Community Room, Avon Free Public Library

ALT Annual meeting Friday, Nov 18 at 7 pm, Community Room, Avon Free Public Library

Dogology will give a presentation.

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Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age

The Unplugged Learning Project branch of the Avon Land Trust, is thrilled to partner with the Avon High School PTO to bring the critically acclaimed documentary, Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age, to Avon for its Connecticut premiere on Tuesday, May 10th at 7:00 p.m. in the AHS auditorium. For event details and to reserve (free) seats, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/avon-high-school-pto-and-unplugged-learning-project-presents-screenagers-growing-up-in-the-digital-tickets-24760614665

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ALT Annual Meeting 11/18/15

Please join us for the 2015 ALT Annual Meeting on November 18th at 7pm at the Avon Library,

The film “Love Thy Nature” will be shown.

Read more http://www.avonct.gov/home/news/avon-land-trust-film-love-thy-nature-wed-nov-18-7-pm

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ALT Fall 2015 Newsletter

The Avon Land Trust Fall 2015 newsletter is now available here.

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Annual Tower Toot Hike

Join us on the Annual Tower Toot Hike, 10/18/2014, via the Skyline Trail. We will lead groups from both the Hazen Park and the Nod Way trailhead at 1 pm.

Here’s a great blog post on the hike and trail.

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ALT Annual Meeting on Thursday November 20, 2014

Join the Land Trust at our Annual Meeting, Thursday, November 20, Avon High School Community Room at 7 pm, featuring Eagle Conservation in Connecticut.

Learn about the history of bald eagle conservation in Connecticut from Julie Victoria, the biologist who helped lead the effort for the state’s Dept. of Environmental Protection (currently known as DEEP).

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Visit us at Avon Day

Avon Day is September 27, 2014 at the Thompson Brook School.

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ShopRite of Canton donates to Avon Land Trust

On Monday, April 21st, ShopRite of Canton store owners Chuck Joseph, Sr. and his son Chuck Joseph, Jr., presented Avon Land Trust President Christine Graesser with a check in the amount of $2,500.00.  The Josephs concluded a successful reusable bag rebate program and reallocated the funds to three local environmental organizations; The Canton Land Trust and the Elizabeth Park Conservancy were the other two recipients. Joseph Family Markets, which owns the Shop Rite stores in Canton and West Hartford, is a local owner-operated business that invests in the communities it serves. Explains the senior Joseph: “Most of our charitable giving is oriented toward nutrition and education, so the work the Avon Land Trust is doing to get children outdoors is a natural fit.”

The Avon Land Trust plans to invest ShopRite’s generous donation toward signs and information kiosks on its Oakes Preserve and Talcott Mountain trails to encourage greater use of Avon’s open space by residents, especially children. The Land Trust hopes to use the Oakes as an outdoor classroom in cooperation with local schools.

Chuck Joseph, Sr. and Chuck Joseph, Jr., owners of ShopRite Canton, present a $2500.00 check to Avon Land Trust president, Christine Graesser.

Chuck Joseph, Sr. and Chuck Joseph, Jr., owners of ShopRite Canton, present a $2500.00 check to Avon Land Trust president, Christine Graesser.

Photo caption: Chuck Joseph, Sr. and Chuck Joseph, Jr., owners of ShopRite Canton, present a $2500.00 check to Avon Land Trust president, Christine Graesser.

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