Canton Land Conservation Trust
The Mission of the Canton Land Conservation Trust is to acquire, preserve, and protect land of scenic, natural or historic value within the Town of Canton; to maintain this land and its plant and animal life using the best conservation, wildlife habitat, and forestry practices available; and to promote public awareness, understanding, and enjoyment of the land.
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The Canton Land Trust is pleased to present an evening with Stephen Shaw, a director of the land trust, who will be speaking to us about "My Hike Around Connecticut/Hiking the Blue Trail System." Stephen has hiked the entire blue trail system in Connecticut. His other hiking experience includes hking all 48 of the 4,000 footers in New Hampshire, all 67 4,000 footers in New England, the hundred highest peaks in New England, all 46 4,000 footers in the Adirondacks, and 115 4,000 footers in the Northeast. Join us in the Canton High School Auditorium, 76 Simonds Ave., Canton, Ct. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 7p.m. The public is invited as well as our collaborating land trusts from Bloomfield, East Granby, and Simsbury. This event will be offered on zoom as well. The lecture is free. Please wear a mask. The best experience will be in person, but if you are unable to join us in person will will also share via zoom. The invitation for the zoom meeting follows:

The Canton Land Conservation Trust is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Phil Philbrick's Zoom Meeting

Time: Oct. 13, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 856 84619647

Passcode: 671020

 

 

Announcing the 2021 Land Trust Challenge

Last year's Canton Land Trust challenge was viewed as a success by all those who completed, so we are inviting you to this year's version. Many of the hikes are identical to last year's but two of the legs are modified and one is brand-new.

Details can be found here:

Canton Land Trust Challenge 2021

Note: on 20 July 2021 a new version of the pdf was uploaded. It contained a slightly cleaned-up version of the map for Sweetheart, and minor changes to the turn by turn directions for clarity.

See last year's results at  Canton Land Trust Challenge