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Holiday Party and Annual Meeting

You are invited to NCLC's Annual Meeting and Holiday Party Join us for a celebration of volunteers, conservation heroes, and all those who help conserve 13,000 acres of land! Date: Sunday, December 4 Time: 3 PM to 5 PM Location: Kent Community House, 93 North Main Street, Kent RSVPs are appreciated but not required: events@ctland.org […]

NEW DATE: January 11, Meet Your Greens at Litchfield Distillery

Join NCLC, Litchfield Land Trust, Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy, Rivers Alliance of Connecticut, and White Memorial Conservation Center for Meet Your Greens at Litchfield Distillery on Wednesday, January 11, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. This casual event is free, open to the public, and an excellent opportunity to get to know others working or volunteering […]

Owl Prowl

We are taking to the trails to see who-who-who might be out and about. Learn about our native New England owls, including what makes them such effective nighttime hunters. We will begin with a short introduction to owl behavior, adaptations, and ecology and then take a slow and quiet walk. Come away with a deeper […]

Meet Your Greens: March 30

Join NCLC, Heritage Land Preservation Trust, Harwinton Land Trust, and New Hartford Land Trust for Meet Your Greens at Bad Dog Brewing Company on Thursday, March 30 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. This casual event is free, open to the public, and an excellent opportunity to get to know others working or volunteering in […]

Frog Frolic at Towner Hill

Do you love the sound of spring peepers and wood frogs? Then this is the hike for you. Join NCLC  and celebrate the arrival of spring with hike to the vernal pools at Towner Hill. Space is limited, so please email events@ctland.org to save your spot today. When: Tuesday, April 4 Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Where: Towner […]

Story Walk at the Mallory Preserve

From Saturday, April 8 to Sunday, April 24, join NCLC and the Sherman Library for a story while exploring the outdoors. What is a Story Walk? A Story Walk places pages of a children’s book along a popular walking trail in the community. They are a way to encourage a love of reading and a wonderful […]

Bird Walk at the Wimisink Preserve

Join NCLC, and noted local Audubon birder, Angela Dimmitt, for an early morning bird walk at NCLC’s Wimisink Preserve, a 57-acre freshwater wetland in Sherman. Access to the marsh via boardwalks and platforms allows for observation of birds, such as wood ducks, hooded mergansers, green herons, great blue herons, belted kingfishers, and more! Bring binoculars […]

Bird Walk at Smyrski Farm

Bobolinks, hawks, wood ducks, and cliff swallows, oh my! Join NCLC, and noted local Audubon birder, Angela Dimmitt, for an early morning bird walk through NCLC’s 220-acre Smyrski Farm, home to 65 species of birds (and counting). Bring binoculars and wear long pants and boots, as the grass may be high. The bird walk is […]

Meet Your Greens: May 11

Join NCLC, Bethlehem Land Trust, Bridgewater Land Trust, Newtown Forest Association, Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition, Roxbury Land Trust, and Steep Rock Association for Meet Your Greens at Woodbury Brewing Company on Thursday, May 11 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. This casual event is free, open to the public, and an excellent opportunity to get […]

CT Trails Day – Hike Birch Rocks Preserve

Did you know that the first weekend in June is National Trails Day? Communities nationwide celebrate our natural lands by walking, hiking, or biking their favorite local trails. Connecticut is a Trails Day leader. Each year land trusts lead hundreds of events across the state. This year, NCLC will host two Trails Day events. Join […]