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.
Upcoming Hikes and Annual Meeting
On Sat. June 6 at 9 a.m., Land Trust Director Sarah Faulkner will lead a bird walk at the Mary Conklin property. Meet at the parcelís unpaved parking lot, on Indian Hill Road approximately 1 mile north of Rt. 44, the 2nd driveway on the left north of Spaulding Road.
On Sun. June 7 at 1 p.m., Land Trust Co-President Jay Kaplan will lead a challenging hike up Onion Mountain, leaving from the Roaring Brook Nature Center parking lot, 70 Gracey Rd.
Both hikes are open to members and non-members alike. Wear appropriate shoes and bring binoculars (especially for the bird walk), but please leave your dogs at home.
Also on June 7, the Land Trust will hold its Annual Meeting and barbecue at 4 pm at the Pratt Cabin, 84 Cherry Brook Rd. Members will vote to elect next yearís officers and board members.
We would like to thank Joseph Family Markets, owners of ShopRite of Canton, for their ongoing financial support, and for the employees of ShopRite who participated in a trail crew on April 26.
We would also like to thank the Connecticut Hiking Alliance for their participation in a trail crew on April 18.
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