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Colchester Land Trust

Founded 2002

132K

DOLLARS
in conservation loans  used to save hundreds of local acres and paid back in full with your help.

848

TOTAL ACRES
of open space, habitats and farmland directly saved or helped to preserve.

130

ACRES
in Bulkeley Hill Preserve, with 3 miles of marked trails open to the public, a parking lot, and plans for an outdoor classroom. 

22

YEARS
since we were founded with the mission to save open space and farmland from rapid development.

10

YEARS
of National Land Trust Alliance accreditation,
one of only 400 in the nation to meet the rigorous standards.
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MISSION

Our ongoing commitment to preserve land in Colchester.

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  • Mar 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Bulkeley Hill Preserve, Bulkeley Hill Rd, Colchester, CT 06415, USA
    "A trail of two cities" Travel two Spring green trails this St. Patrick's Day! Hike both Bulkeley Hill Preserve in Colchester and Hayward Reserve, Easy Haddam. 6-7 miles total.
  • Apr 21, 2024, 6:30 PM EDT – Apr 22, 2024, 8:30 PM EDT
    Bulkeley Hill Preserve, Bulkeley Hill Rd, Colchester, CT 06415, USA
    Sunday, April 21, 2024, join us for a spring Happy Owl Prowl night hike at Bulkeley Hill Preserve, Colchester. Under the full Pink Moon, looking for our raptor neighbors. 12 years and up, no dogs, this is a quiet hike. Limited to 15 attendees.
  • Apr 23, 2024, 6:30 PM EDT – Apr 24, 2024, 8:30 PM EDT
    Bulkeley Hill Preserve, Bulkeley Hill Rd, Colchester, CT 06415, USA
    Tuesday, April 23, 2024, join us for a spring Happy Owl Prowl night hike at Bulkeley Hill Preserve, Colchester. Under the full Pink Moon, looking for our raptor neighbors. 12 years and up, no dogs, this is a quiet hike. Limited to 15 attendees.

2024 Scholarship Opportunity

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