Author Archives: Peter Mahoney

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 … Continue reading

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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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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 … Continue reading

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Wood Duck Houses Erected at the Oakes Preserve

ALT board members Rick Dubiel (in photo) and Bob Breckenridge have erected wood duck houses at the Oakes Preserve.

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Avon Land Trust hosts Fall Hike On Saturday, October 19th

Avon Land Trust hosts Fall Hike On Saturday, October 19th, the Avon Land Trust will host its annual Fall Leaf-Peeping Hike along its own beautiful Skyline Trail to the peak of Talcott Mountain. The hike is 1+ miles each way, … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting, Friday, November 15

ALT Annual Meeting, Friday, November 15, 7 pm at the Avon Free Public Library. Please join us to hear about two land use topics of intense interest to Avon residents: Town Farm Plans Rodger and Isabelle Phillips were selected by … Continue reading

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The Simsbury Land Trust needs your help

The Simsbury Land Trust has a unique opportunity to permanently protect George Hall Farm and Pharos Farm in Simsbury, but needs financial support from the community to accomplish this. See complete article…

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ALT Hike

Join us Sunday June 2nd for a hike on the Simsbury Land Trust’s Westledge Trail Loop up and around Hedgehog Mtn. We are meeting a 9 am. Hiking boots are recommended, as some of the trail goes over jumbled rocky … Continue reading

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A tribute to Harry Spring, explorer, teacher, advocate and friend

“Future generations may not remember our names, but they will certainly be glad that we were here.” These words, rooted in the Avon Land Trust motto, seem a fitting tribute to Harry Spring, long-time ALT board member, who passed away … Continue reading

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