Canton Land Conservation Trust
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The Mission of the Canton Land Conservation Trust is to acquire, preserve, and protect land of scenic, natural or historic value within the Town of Canton; to maintain this land and its plant and animal life using the best conservation, wildlife habitat, and forestry practices available; and to promote public awareness, understanding, and enjoyment of the land.


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New Director Joins Our Board

We welcome Anne Duncan to our Board of Directors.  The Board appointed Anne to replace a director who resigned recently to cope with an increased  obligation of business travel.  Her term expires in 2016.

Hike in the Mary Conklin Sanctuary, June 8th at 9 a.m.

All are invited to join us on Connecticut Trails Day, June 8th, for a nature walk led by Sarah Faulkner at 9:00 a.m. in the Mary Conklin Sanctuary (map) on Indian Hill Road.

Trailblazers Hike, June 8th at 1 p.m.

The Trailblazers will have their final hike of this season on June 8th.  Meet at 1 p.m. in the Sun, Wind and Woodland Preserve parking lot.  We will then hike along Breezy Hill Road to the Capen Cabin where we will enjoy cookies and conversation.  You are welcome to stay for the land trust's annual meeting and cookout, which will begin at Capen Cabin at 4 p.m.

CLCT Annual Meeting/Bar-Be-Que at Capen Cabin on June 8th, 4 p.m.

This year our Annual Meeting and barbecue will be held at our Capen Cabin.  The meeting will begin at 4 p.m., include a review of the past year's activities and the election of officers and  directors, and will be followed by a barbecue.  Members are encouraged to bring children (but please leave dogs at home).  The cabin is best reached by taking Barbourtown Road northward then left up Breezy Hill Road to the end of the paved portion.  

Contribution from ShopRite Owner

Chuck Joseph and CLCT officersChuck Joseph with CLCT officersCLCT thanks Joseph Family Markets, the owner and operator of the ShopRites in Canton and West Hartford, for its generous donation of $2,500.  Barry Deutsch, CLCT co-president, and Charlie DeWeese and Betty Stanley, past presidents, and other CLCT directors recently met with Chuck Joseph at the ShopRite store in Canton to express our gratitude for the wonderful support that he and his family are demonstrating for our land trust.

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Silent Auction Contributors
as of March 14th

  • Bikram Yoga in the Valley
  • Boston Red Sox
  • Cake Gypsy
  • Canton Indoor Golf
  • Canton Village Gulf Service Center
  • Collinsville Canoe and Kayak
  • Cherry Brook Pizza
  • Cross Fit Legitimus Gym
  • Crown and Hammer Pub
  • Bill Duncan
  • Dynamic Auto
  • Eastern Mountain Sports
  • Flatbread Pizza Company
  • Foothills Delery
  • Harvey and Lewis
  • Healthtrax
  • Hickory Ledges Farm
  • Wayne Jekot
  • Deb Koval
  • La Trattoria Restaurant
  • Long Automotive
  • Meat House
  • Midas Automotive
  • Motophoto
  • Portobello's Restaurant
  • Riverside Nursery and Garden Center
  • Roaring Brook Nature Center
  • Saybrook Fish House
  • Shop Rite
  • Simsmore Tennis Club
  • Southern Pines
  • Spirited Hand
  • Stepping Stones and Trusty Trail Guides
  • Betty Stanley
  • Super Cellar Warehouse
  • Trader Joe's