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Aspetuck Land Trust buys 7.8-acre parcel in Monroe for $20K

The property was sold by the Boy Scouts of America’s Connecticut Yankee Council.

1st town in state to allow hemp cultivation on town-owned land?...

The idea is to help local farmers gain hands-on experience by sustainably farming the crop with an eye towards commercialization.

Aspetuck Land Trust merges with Monroe Land Trust

The merger creates a creating a five-town entity.

State makes grants to several Fairfield County projects to protect and...

The latest projects bring the total land in Connecticut designated as state or local open space to more than 512,000 acres.

Aspetuck Land Trust acquires Gilbertie’s Farm in Easton for $2 million

The land trust intends to keep Gilbertie’s -- the largest certified organic greenhouse operation in the Northeast -- as a working farm in perpetuity and is exploring ways the farm can be more accessible to the community.

Aspetuck Land Trust to host wildlife discussion

The focus of a discussion by wildlife expert Tracy Rittenhouse, sponsored by Aspetuck Land Trust on Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church,...

Aspetuck Land Trust beautifies the Newman Poses Preserve

In 2010, Aspetuck Land Trust partnered with the town of Westport to create the 39-acre Newman Poses Nature Preserve in Westport.

Fairfield open space art exhibit scheduled to begin Aug. 3

The scenic beauty of Fairfield’s open space landscapes is the subject of an Aspetuck Land Trust-sponsored exhibit of work by painter Gail Bell at the Fairfield University Bookstore at 1499 Post Road in Fairfield. The exhibit will open Aug. 3 with a reception open to the public from 6 to 8 p.m. 

Aspetuck Land Trust holds annual meeting

One-hundred-and-fifty Aspetuck Land Trust members turned out for the organization’s annual meeting at the Fairfield Museum and History Center on June 21.

Pair of land trusts join to save 350 acres of forest...

The Weston-Wilton Forest Block is adjacent to more than 2,100 acres of land that is already protected.

New board members at Aspetuck Land Trust

They are Tracy Pennoyer of Weston, Joe Schnierlein of Norwalk, Maria Dempsey of Weston and Robert McHugh of Fairfield.

Aspetuck preserves 38 more acres

Since its start in 1966, the trust has protected 149 properties totaling more than 1,800 acres.