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Clinton Land Conservation Trust
Protecting your natural resources

Clinton Celebrates : International Coastal Cleanup
– submitted by Dana Skidmore

On Saturday, Sept. 21st, the Clinton Land Trust, in conjunction with “Save the Sound”, hosted a local beach cleanup at the Town Beach. The event ran from 8-11am and a cookout was enjoyed after for all the volunteers. Many students from all of the 4 Clinton Public Schools were in attendance. In fact, there were more than 100 hundred people who attended the event!

With gloves, garbage bags and data sheets they were ready to go! The most common piece of garbage was plastic.  This is the material that hurts the most marine life because it does not biodegrade.

All of the data collection sheets will be sent to the State Capital so that a statewide tally can be made. We were all amazed to find out that the total amount of trash collected weighed over 600 lbs! Volunteers left with a feeling of satisfaction – enjoying a beautiful day and being part of a community effort to preserve our beautiful beach.

Our 50thAnniversary click here Meet Our Founders click here

The Clinton Land Conservation Trust, Inc. was founded in 1967 by concerned citizens as a private, non-profit organization chartered by the State of Ct. The purpose and functions of the Trust according to its Certificate of Incorporation are:

1 ) To promote the Preservation of natural resources of the Town of Clinton, including water resources, marshland, swamps, woodlands and open spaces, and unique scenic and historic sites.

2 ) To promote the study of local natural resources and to inform and educate the general public with respect thereto.

3 ) To acquire property by gift, purchase, or otherwise, and to hold and use it to carry out the above-stated purposes.

Monthly CLCT Work Project
On the 2nd or 3rd Saturday of every month, CLCT Volunteers meet at 8:am at various sites to work for two hours to maintain and improve CLCT Properties in town.  Continue to check this site to obtain the specific date for each months work date and information.
          We'll be doing more trail clearing so folks should bring the usual - loppers, hand saws, hand pruners, gloves, etc.

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