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Total acreage of all public and private land in the town of Cheshire exceeds 21,000 acres.

Though significant, CLT's 568 acres represents only 2.46% of the total land area.

 

Cheshire Land Trust
Preserving Land as a Living Resource Since 1969

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The Cheshire Land Trust is a nonprofit corporation funded entirely by donor contributions from members of the community. We receive no taxpayer support.


Discover Cheshire's natural, historic and beautiful places . . .

 

Take a hike this spring to Roaring Brook Falls

The State's highest waterfall is practically in your backyard

 

 

CLT's preservation of

This landmark Cheshire farm is now protected by

The Leavenworth, Palmer & Knickerbocker Family Conservation Restriction

 

Our Mission

Preservation of natural resources of the State of Connecticut, including water resources, marshland, swamp, woodland, open spaces and the plant and animal life therein.
Preservation of unique historic and scenic sites.
Promote the scientific study of and educate the public regarding local natural resources including plants, animals, birds and other wildlife.
Acquire by gift, purchase or otherwise, real and personal property for the benefit of all the inhabitants of the State of Connecticut for conservational, educational, scientific and recreational purposes
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Join the Cheshire Land Trust

Open spaces provide habitat for wildlife, protection for our water supply and countless benefits to the community. Cheshire's pristine wetlands, green ways, farmland and open spaces must never be taken for granted. Join in our mission to preserve the town's natural character and beauty. Membership offers you the opportunity to make a difference.

The Cheshire Land Trust seeks gifts of land thus ensuring its preservation for future generations. Today we actively manage 25 properties and 6 conservation easements totaling 568 acres. Membership dues and contributions provide for management of these properties.

Meetings

The Cheshire Land Trust Governing Board meets monthly, usually the 3rd Thursday, 7:00 PM at CLT's office located at 1030 S. Main St.

If you would like to attend, contact Janice Bryden or Tim Slocum 203-272-3529 or Dave Schrumm 203-272-2689.

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