April 18, 2023
Commission Awarded at CLCC Conference
The Connecticut River Gateway Commission has been honored by the Connecticut Land Conservation Council with a“2023 Excellence in Conservation Award.”
CLCC recognizes organizations and individuals who make a substantive contribution to the success of land conservation and projects that serve as a guide to or can be replicable by other land trusts and communities in Connecticut.
The Commission’s Award recognized its 50 years of service to lower Connecticut River valley as well.
The Conservation Award was announced at CLCC’s Annual Conference held on March 25, 2023, at Wesleyan University. CLCC’s first in-person conference since 2019 was a wonderful success, attracting about 550 people from across the state and region, and even from distant Tasmania.
The Commission offered a workshop in conjunction with the Lyme Land Trust on “Light Pollution and Its Effect on Health and the Environment.”
Workshop presentations may be found at the links below.
Public Hearing on New Lighting Standards
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Connecticut River Gateway Commission will hold a Public Hearing on the adoption of proposed standards regarding lighting. Interested parties may appear…
Learn about Light Pollution and Its Impact on Health and the Environment
Alan Sheiness, of the Lyme Land Trust, will present Part II of an event on light pollution on Wednesday, May 17th at 8:00 p.m. at…
Commission Supports Haddam Land Trust Property Purchase
The Connecticut River Gateway Commission voted at its February 23, 2023 meeting to provide $5,000 to the Haddam Land Trust to assist in its pending…