Within the latter half of the 20th century there emerged a new land conservation movement. Private, non-profit land trusts became increasingly popular among those interested in preserving land across the United States.
Connecticut alone is home to 137 land trusts.
This hour, we take a closer look at some of these land trusts and consider their role in conserving land for future generations.
- Amy Paterson - Executive Director of the Connecticut Land Conservation Council
- Bill Bloss - Vice President of the Guilford Land Conservation Trust
- Marcia Caton Campbell - Executive Director of the Center for Resilient Cities in Wisconsin
- Joanne Sheehan - Chair of the Voluntown Peace Trust
John Dankosky and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.