Events

Join Us for a Winter Hike at Sweetheart Mountain!

February 18, 2023

Join Land Trust Director Stephen Shaw for a winter hike at Sweetheart Mountain on Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.

Winter Hiking Gear Lecture on YouTube

January 15, 2023

Click on the link below to watch Stephen Shaw's Jan 15 Winter Hiking Gear lecture on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/XC0IDzdBOFw

Stephen provided excellent tips and recommendations to optimize your winter hiking experience. The lecture covered the following topics:

  • Clothing
  • Footwear
  • What to carry in your backpack
  • Food and Water
  • Weather awareness
  • Preparing for your hike

Don't forget to join Stephen for a winter hike on February 18! The hike will begin at 10:00 AM at the Sweetheart Mountain trailhead. (Directions: Turn left at 84-98 Dunne Ave. into the unpaved parking lot).

Winter Hiking Gear - Zoom Lecture

January 15, 2023

Link to Online Winter Hiking Gear Talk with Stephen Shaw - Sunday Jan 15, 7:00 PM
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9908377695
Meeting ID: 990 837 7695

The talk also will be recorded and posted on the CLCT YouTube Site sometime after Jan 15.

The Canton Land Conservation Trust is pleased to present an evening with Land Trust Director Stephen Shaw, who will offer tips and tricks about what to wear – and what not to wear – when hiking in winter. The online talk is Jan. 15, and participants will meet in-person Feb. 18 to put their gear to the test while hiking the Sweetheart Mountain trails.

 

The 2022 Canton Land Trust Challenge

Complete by the end of this year!

The Canton Land Conservation Trust encourages you to take the Canton Land Trust Challenge, a series of nine hikes whose total distance is just over 23 miles.

Waquaheag Trail Hike Report

October 23, 2022

Land Trust Directors Nate Cantwell and Bob Evenski led a hike of the new Waquaheag Trail on Sunday, Oct. 23. Attended by 15 people, all were treated to an informative hike on our newest CLCT trail.

Hike Our Newest Trail!

October 23, 2022

Join this hike with a history lesson! Introducing the Waquaheag Trail.

1 pm • Pratt Preserve

Flatbread Pizza Fundraiser - Thank You!

October 18, 2022

Thank You to American Flatbread in the Shops at Farmington Valley and all who participated in our pizza fundraiser!

Join Us for Pizza!

October 18, 2022

A portion of all pizza sales go to the Land Trust.

5 to 9 pm • American Flatbread

Bird and Nature Walk - Report

September 25, 2022

Sarah Faulkner led a 2-hour leisurely hike for both the Canton Land Trust and the Hartford Audubon Society on September 25th at the Mary Conklin Preserve.  Attended by 14 people, all were treated to a sunny, cool and beautiful Sunday morning.

Bird and Nature Walk!

September 25, 2022

Join us for a leisurely walk looking at birds and other living things.

8 to 10 am • Mary Conklin Preserve

Canton Land Conservation Trust 50th Anniversary Celebration

Thank You!!!

Our 50th anniversary celebration was a huge success at Ski Sundown. Many thanks to the volunteers, members and businesses who contributed to the success of the night.

Canton Land Conservation Trust Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

September 10, 2022

We are officially 50 years old!!!

On Sat. Sept. 10, the Canton Land Conservation Trust celebrated 50 years of service to the community. Over 100 members attended the celebration at Ski Sundown.

Summer Photo Contest Winners!

September 10, 2022

2022 Summer Photo Contest Results Are In!

Photos were pre-judged in late August and 13 finalists were on display for the 50th Anniversary Celebration Party on Sept. 10, where “Best in Show” photos were selected by the attendees in a “teacup vote”.

Canton Land Conservation Trust 50th Anniversary Celebration!

September 10, 2022

RSVP deadline extended to FRIDAY SEPT. 2, 2022

5:30 to 10:30 pm • Ski Sundown

Summer Photo Contest!

Entry Deadline: August 10, 2022

The entry deadline has passed. Thank you for your submissions.

The Land Trust turns 50 this year!
As part of the celebration, all are invited to submit photos taken on Land Trust property. Attendees of the anniversary party Sept. 10 (details coming soon) will select the winners. Winners will receive prizes. The entry deadline is Aug. 10.

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