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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.┬áSee 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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Trail Maintenance

Join us Saturday May 3rd at 2pm on Nod Way to reblaze the Gavin Trails. For more info contact Tom Morganti.

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CT Trail Day 2008

Join us June 7th 2008 for the Avon Land Trust CT Trail day hike. More info to come.

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Wild & Scenic Presentation

Simsbury Farms Apple Barn 7:00 p.m. The Simsbury Land Trust will host a presentation on the Lower Farmington River/Salmon Brook Wild & Scenic Study which is currently underway and involves ten area towns. The towns are Avon, Bloomfield, Burlington, Canton, … Continue reading

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Roundtable Discussion with Congressman Chris Murphy

Members of the boards of the Avon, Farmington and Simsbury Land Trusts, along with town officials and concerned citizens, met with Congressman Chris Murphy, on Saturday, January 12th at the Avon Senior Center to discuss Land Conservation in the 5th … Continue reading

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