Aspetuck Land Trust Preserves Mill River Site

A partnership between the Aspetuck Land Trust, the state and Easton will preserve environmentally sensitive areas of the town-owned property at 22 South Park Avenue as open space in perpetuity.

The land trust applied for an Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Grant in cooperation Continue reading “Aspetuck Land Trust Preserves Mill River Site”

Aspetuck Land Trust Embraces Back Yard Beekeepers Association’s Initiative

This spring, the Back Yard Beekeepers Association (BYBA) apiarist David Blocher contacted Aspetuck Land Trust’s Land Stewardship Director Lou Bacchiocchi looking for a place to host a honey bee queen rearing project. Bacchiocchi immediately thought of Aspetuck Land Trust’s Randall’s Continue reading “Aspetuck Land Trust Embraces Back Yard Beekeepers Association’s Initiative”

Close the Laptop, Open the Doors

First grader Henry Theriot and preschooler Morgan Theriot give the inside scoop on their experience with distance learning and their newfound outdoor play time during a socially distanced interview conducted at a safe six feet away (one kid hockey stick plus two feet, according to Continue reading “Close the Laptop, Open the Doors”

Native Plant Sale Helps Build Green Corridor

The sun shone brightly for the Aspetuck Land Trust’s first-ever Native Plant Sale at Gilbertie’s Organic Farm in Easton. A pre-sale webinar and notice to members had generated so much enthusiasm that the sale was sold out. No worries: another is already in the works.

Justin Giorlando, Continue reading “Native Plant Sale Helps Build Green Corridor”

Make Yourself Count on Earth Day!

The Aspetuck Land Trust was established four years before Earth Day, so we welcome it to the age of 50!  We know the best and most productive decade is still ahead.

No surprise, our goals have been aligned for every one of those 50 years: saving the planet.

You probably know Continue reading “Make Yourself Count on Earth Day!”

Aspetuck Land Trust Urges Green Corridor Initiative

Aspetuck Land Trust announced plans to create a 40,000-acre Green Corridor to protect the last large undeveloped open spaces in the Fairfield County region before they are developed and gone forever and engage thousands of homeowners in taking care of their yards in more ecologically Continue reading “Aspetuck Land Trust Urges Green Corridor Initiative”

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