Category Archives: News

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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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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