Author Archives: Rick Dubiel

Recent grant support for our work!

The Avon Land Trust is very grateful to recieve two grants recently. One grant was from CT Water Company, to help improve water conditions at Lake Erie, at our Oakes Preserve. The other grant was from CVS Health, in recognition … Continue reading

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Avon Land Trust co-sponsors Bobcat presentation

On March 25, 2021, the Avon Land Trust, together with the Avon Free Public Library, sponsored a presentation on Bobcats in CT. Over 200 people registered for the event, across New England! The bobcat is the only wild cat found … Continue reading

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First Volunteer of the Year Award goes to…..

The Avon Land Trust is honored to present its first Volunteer of the Year Award to Gerry LaChance, for his indefatigable work maintaining our series of trails. A framed certificate and gift card were presented to Gerry recently. Gerry is … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting Held

The Avon Land Trust held its Annual Meeting tonight, and is very pleased to welcome two new board members: Heidi Zacchera and Paul Schned. Heidi grew up in Avon, and her father Ray founded the Avon Lions Club, so civic-minded … Continue reading

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Avon Land Trust selects scholarship recipients

Due to the pandemic, the Avon Land Trust was not able to present the annual Hugh Blanchard Scholarships in person this year. Sadly there was no handshake, no handing over of the scholarship checks, no face-to-face congratulations, no photos. Instead, … Continue reading

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Land Trust receives grant from CVS

The Avon Land Trust recently learned that it is the recipient of a CVS Health Foundation Volunteer Challenge Grant for $1,000. The grant recognizes the commitment and volunteer work of one of their employees. Thank you, CVS Health!

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