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We appreciate your interest in open space preservation in Berlin, Connecticut and surrounding towns. The Berlin Land Trust (BLT) was established in 1988 by a group of citizens concerned about the quickly disappearing open space fields, wetlands and woodlands in Berlin and surrounding towns.

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July 16, 2014:  Berlin Buys Old Orchard to Preserve It 
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By BILL LEUKHARDT, wleukhardt@courant.comThe Hartford Courant 7:26 p.m. EDTJuly 16, 2014Excerpt:  " Before the unanimous council approval Tuesday night, land trust president Dennis Kern said the former orchard land — the Chotkowski parcel — will allow the connection of trails that now end at the borders of Hatchery Brook and Bicentennial Park properties."

June 10, 2014:  Congratulations to Natasha Nixon, Berlin High School 2014 graduate and recipient of the Berlin Land Trust's Cancellarini Award.  Read about the BLT-Cancellarini Award

Berlin High School Senior Natasha Nixon receives the Cancellarini Award from Berlin Land Trust Director Carl Vernlund at the Berlin High School Scholarship Ceremony on Tuesday evening (6/10/14).  Photo Credit:  Shannon Manchesi

Photo: Berlin High School Senior Natasha Nixon receives the Cancellarini Award from Berlin Land Trust Director Carl Vernlund at the Berlin High School Scholarship Ceremony. Photo Credit: Shannon Manchesi.

March 13, 2014:  Berlin Land Trust Establishes Fund to Protect  Environment, Preserve Open Space in Berlin and Surrounding Towns
After 25 Years of Successful Land Preservation, Group Looks to Expand Impact
(Published March 13, 2014 on the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy website)