Land Trust Preserving Land as
a Living Resource Since 1969
The Cheshire Land Trust is a nonprofit corporation funded entirely by donor contributions from members of the community. We receive no taxpayer support.
Ives Farm as depicted in this masterfully rendered painting by the late Charlotte Sternberg, a nationally renowned artist who lived and painted in Cheshire for many years. The nearly 2' x 4' egg-tempera painting was done in 1976.
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Discover Cheshire's natural, historic and beautiful places
Preservationof natural resources of the State of Connecticut, including water resources,
marshland, swamp, woodland, open spaces and the plant and animal life
of unique historic and scenic sites.
the scientific study of and educate the public regarding local natural
resources including plants, animals, birds and other wildlife.
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.
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.
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.
would like to attend, contact Janice Bryden or Tim Slocum 203-272-3529 or Dave Schrumm 203-272-2689.
Webmaster: Tim Slocum Site last updated:
October 12, 2014