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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March 27, 2015: Meriden Land Trust Annual Meeting & Free Public Lecture, Tuesday April 7th at 7PM 

The Land Trust in our neighboring town of Meriden is holding its Annual Meeting & Free Public Lecture on Tuesday, April 7th at 7PM at the Augusta Curtis Cultural Center in Meriden. The topic of the lecture is "The New England Scenic Trail: From the Sound to the Summits" by CT Forest and Parks Trails Stewardship Director Clare Cain. Click here for details.

March 19, 2015: In case you missed it...
Read this summary of Felicia Ortner's Feb. 26th talk "
Return of black bears in Connecticut"

Feb. 26, 2015:  "The bear reality" talk with Felicia Ortner sponsored by BLT

Big Thank You!!! to Master Wildlife Conservationist Felicia Ortner for her wonderful presentation on bears on Thursday evening Feb 26th. Thank you, everyone who attended! (NOTE: The  © bear photo was taken by Felicia Ortner.)

57 residents enjoyed the show. Find more photos on our Facebook page.

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."

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