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March 30, 2015: Town closes deal for open space

Published: March 30, 2015 | Last Modified: April 2, 2015 06:48PM

By Charles Kreutzkamp The Berlin CitizenBerlin has officially closed on a deal to purchase 71.1 acres of property on the Chamberlain Highway that will join existing open space from the Hatchery Brook Conservation area to Bicentennial Park. Click here for full article.

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.

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The Hartford Courant 7:26 p.m. EDT, July 16, 2014

Excerpt: " 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."

Posted on 03/25/2014 by Central Post News

After 25 Years of Successful Land Preservation, Group Looks to Expand Impact

(Published March 13, 2014 on the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy website)