Category Archives: News

Avon Land Trust acquires Broad Brook parcel

The Avon Land Trust is proud to announce the acquistion of a new parcel of land today. The parcel, located at 679 West Avon Road, was generously donated to the Land Trust by Janet Conlin. The Big Brook flows thru … Continue reading

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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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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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