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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Temporary Closure of Sun Wind and Woodland Property for NECI Forestry Management Project

As of Oct 17th, the Sun Wind and Woodland preserve is closed to the public for the duration of the New England Cottontail Initiative forestry management project. Bear with us as we create new brushland habitat for New England cottontails and many species of birds.

Archaeological Dig

Oct. 23rd, 10 am, at the Mary Conklin preserve

Join New Hartford town historian Ann Hall and noted archaeologist Ken Feder of CCSU in a dig of an historic foundation that was once the Canton Poor House barn.

Participants should wear long sleeves, long pants, boots, and gloves to protect against poison ivy and ticks, and bring
  • loppers, rakes, trowels or small shovels
  • dry paintbrushes and whisk brooms
  • a bag lunch
  • folding chairs, if desires
  • pencils, pens, rulers and tape measures (metric)
The Land Trust will provide cider and cookies. There will be a portapotty. The dig is not suitable for small children.

Trailblazers Hike

Oct. 23rd, 1:30 pm, at the Mary Conklin preserve. Halloween Hike - come in costume if you dare!

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as of March 14th

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  • Crown and Hammer Pub
  • Bill Duncan
  • Dynamic Auto
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