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05/01 - 12:00 AM
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Clinton Land Conservation Trust
Protecting your natural resources

 Learning to Recognize Animal Tracks
  Who's Been in My Backyard ?

February Tracking Program for CLCT
Would you like to learn how to recognize animal tracks in the woods?

Learn to read animal tracks and other clues to solve the animal mysteries that happen in your own backyard!
A FREE February Vacation Activity will be held on Saturday, February 17th at the
Indian River Recreation Complex on Route 81.  It is offered to children in grades 1-5.
The event will be led by Erik Becker, Director of Bushy Hill Nature Center
Two Sessions are scheduled:  10:00-11:30 a.m. and 1:00-2:30 - limited to 20 children in each Session.
Please call Clinton Park & Rec. to register for this FREE Program at 860-669-6901.
Pre-registration is required. Get Permission slip Here
Be sure to dress for the outdoors:  boots, mittens, and hat.
This very popular adventure is co-sponsored by The Clinton Land Conservation Trust and The Clinton Park and Recreation Department.   read more..

The Alice and David Crosby Environmental Scholarship
The Alice and David Crosby Environmental Scholarship was established in 1997 in memory of Alice C. Crosby, who was for many years Chairman of the Clinton Board of Education. Subsequently, Alice's husband, David Crosby, a former CLCT Board member and graduate of the Yale School of Forestry, was added to the name of the scholarship. Alice and David Crosby became members of the Clinton Land Conservation Trust in its early days and remained active in its programs and projects throughout the rest of their lives. The scholarship is a $1,000 grant awarded each year to a Clinton graduating senior planning to pursue an education in a field related to the study of or preservation of the environment. .


1. Student applicant must be a resident of Clinton and a graduating high school senior.

2. Student must be accepted at an accredited institution of higher learning that he/she plans to attend within one year of secondary school graduation.

3. Candidate must show evidence of a demonstrated commitment to the environment.

4. Applicant's stated academic goals must be focused on the environment (e.g., botany, silviculture, environmental law of ournalism, forest resource management, ornithology, etc,).

5. Application/addenda shall be received by the CLCT Scholarship Committee in a timely manner.


Send application and all pertinent documents no later than May 1st 2018:

CLCT Scholarship Committee
P. O. Box 121
Clinton, CT 06413

Award decision will be made by June 1. The successful candidate will be informed of the Scholarship Committee's selection within seven days.

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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.

For more information Contact Frank at