Useful Links

Here are some useful links to organizations and other information resources. If you know of other land trust, preservation or conservation organizations that we should include, please email us at berlinlandtrustct@gmail.com so that we can add them!

Berlin's Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) in Acrobat (PDF) file format

Town of Berlin

Town of Berlin: http://www.town.berlin.ct.us/

Town of Berlin Events page (including scheduled hikes)

Conservation & Nature Study Organizations

Local area:

Nature Centers

New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park

Other Area Land Trusts

Meriden Land Trust

Middlesex Land Trust (northern Middlesex County)

Southington Land Trust

Find other CT Land Trusts: Land Trust Alliance search page

Other local conservation groups

Ragged Mountain Foundation (RMF) (Southington)

State-wide (Connecticut):

Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC)

Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District (CRCCD)

The Nature Conservancy - CT Chapter

Connecticut Association of Conservation Districts

Connecticut Audubon Society

Farmland Preservation

Connecticut Farmland Trust

Working Lands Alliance (WLA is a CT-based project of American Farmland Trust.)

National:

Land Trust Alliance (LTA): About Land Trusts

The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

The Conservation Fund

Farmland Preservation

American Farmland Trust

Trails, Maps & Education

Trails:

Berlin Town Trails

Berlin Access to Metacomet and Mattabesett trails

PDF files for individual Berlin trails, Berlin parks, and Berlin conservation maps

Area Hiking Trails and Maps

Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA)

CFPA's Blue blazed hiking trails

Check out the CFPA events calendar

New England National Scenic Trail (NET)

Giuffrida Park (Meriden)

Maps & Educational Materials:

Internet Guide to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Town of Berlin CT GIS - Geographic and Property Information Network

CT State Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP)

DEEP Store - Publications on Connecticut's Environment, Geology, Natural History and Outdoor Recreation Mapping

University of Connecticut websites:

NEMO Website (Non-point Education for Municipal Officials)

CLEAR Website (Center for Land Use Education and Research)

CT’s Changing Landscape (CCL) - a CLEAR Project

Geospatial Technology Program (GTP) - another CLEAR project focusing on the use of geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing (RS), and global positioning systems (GPS)

Town government websites for Berlin and nearby towns

Town of Berlin: http://www.town.berlin.ct.us/

Town of Berlin Events Page (including schedule hikes)

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Town of Cromwell: http://www.cromwellct.com/

City of Meriden: http://www.cityofmeriden.org/

City of Middletown: http://www.cityofmiddletown.com/

City of New Britain: http://www.newbritainct.gov/

Town of Newington: http://www.newingtonct.gov/

Town of Rocky Hill: http://www.rockyhillct.gov/

Town of Southington: http://www.southington.org/