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.
Dr. J. Melvin Woody was named the first Connecticut River Gateway Commissioner Emeritus Member at the regional organization’s October 2023 annual meeting. Melvin has represented…
The Connecticut River Gateway Commission voted unanimously on September 28, 2023 to endorse a call by “Lights Out CT” to minimize all non-essential lights during…