Connecticut Environmental Organizations

Aspetuck Land Trust

We are Local. We are your neighbors. We are your Land Trust.

Audubon Greenwich

The National Audubon Society’s first environmental education center in the United States, with 12 sanctuaries totaling 686 acres and over 20 miles of hiking trails


We preserve natural habitats in southeastern Connecticut

Avon Land Trust

Protecting wild lands forever

Berlin Land Trust

Preserving open space in Connecticut since 1988

Bethany Land Trust

Preserving Bethany's open space for the future

Bethel Land Trust

Devoted to preserving open space and the natural resources of Bethel

Bethlehem Land Trust

Dedicated to the conservation of open space, agricultural land, water resources, native plant and animal life, all helping to maintain the rural character of Bethlehem

Bolton Land Trust

Helps balance growth with preservation by offering landowners creative, cooperative, market-based solutions which honor the personal, family and financial goals of donors and sellers

Branford Land Trust

Protect. Learn. Explore.

Burlington Land Trust

Promoting the preservation of our natural resources and unique scenic and natural sites

Candlewood Valley Regional Land Trust

Serving the Communities of Danbury and New Fairfield

Canton Land Conservation Trust

Preserving the natural resources of the Town of Canton

Chester Land Trust

Conserving and preserving our town's fragile and unique environment

Clinton Land Conservation Trust

Protecting your natural resources

Colchester Land Trust

Protecting the beauty and natural diversity of our area

Colebrook Land Conservancy

Keeping the Country in Colebrook

Connecticut Audubon Society

Conserving Connecticut’s environment through science-based education and advocacy focused on the state’s bird populations and their habitats

Connecticut Butterfly Association

Devoted exclusively to butterflies and moths

Connecticut Forest and Park Association

Conserving Connecticut for Today & Tomorrow

Connecticut League of Conservation Voters

Dedicated to protecting Connecticut's environment by making it a priority for our elected leaders

Connecticut River Conservancy

Clean water. Healthy habitat. Thriving communities.

Cornwall Conservation Trust

Enjoy. Protect.

Darien Land Trust

Preserving and protecting open space in Darien

East Granby Land Trust

Now part of the Traprock Ridge Land Conservancy - details here (for now)

East Haddam Land Trust

Holds almost 230 acres of land on its preserves

East Haven Land Trust

Dedicated to the conservation and protection of natural areas in East Haven

Environmental Learning Centers of Connecticut

Offering a diversity of hands-on experiential programs using a variety of resources and facilities

Essex Land Trust

Preserving and enhancing our community’s open space and natural resources for the benefit of future generations

Farmington River Watershed Association

Dedicated to preserving, protecting, and restoring the Farmington River and its watershed - for you, for all, forever

Flanders Nature Center

Learn. Discover. Explore.

Goshen Land Trust

Keeping Goshen Green

Granby Land Trust

Preserving Granby's Natural Heritage

Great Meadows Conservation Trust

Protecting and preserving the Great Meadows

Greenwich Land Trust

Your land, your water, your future... our mission

Guilford Land Conservation Trust

Acquires and conserves natural places for future generations

Haddam Land Trust

Preserving the natural resources of the Town of Haddam

Hamden Land Conservation Trust

Protecting and preserving open space in Hamden.

Harwinton Land Trust

Acquiring and preserving important parcels of natural open space for the benefit of Harwinton and its residents.

Housatonic Valley Association

Protecting your Backyard

Joshua's Trust

The largest land trust, by acres preserved, in northeast Connecticut.

Kent Land Trust

Keep Kent Rural... Forever.

Kongscut Land Trust

Conserving open space land, scenic, natural and historic sites in Glastonbury, Connecticut and nearby towns.

Land Conservancy of Ridgefield

Preserving Ridgefield’s open space.

Litchfield Hills Audubon Society

A local Connecticut chapter of the National Audubon Society

Litchfield Land Trust

Dedicated to helping preserve the New England character, scenic vistas, and natural resources of Litchfield.

Lyme Land Conservation Trust

Conserving Lyme's land and water resources.

Madison Land Conservation Trust

Conserve the natural resources of the Town of Madison.

Manchester Land Conservation Trust

Dedicated to fostering the acquisition, preservation, and maintenance of open space lands and water resources throughout Manchester and the surrounding towns.

Mattabeseck Audubon Society

Committed to environmental leadership and education for the benefit of the community and the earth's biodiversity.

Menunkatuck Audubon Society

Serving the towns of Madison, Guilford, Branford, East Haven, New Haven, and West Haven, Connecticut.

Meriden Land Trust

Committed to the conservation of natural landscapes and green spaces of Meriden

Mianus River Gorge Preserve

Dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting appreciation of the natural heritage of the Mianus River Gorge and the quality of its watershed

Middlebury Land Trust

Protecting our natural heritage in Middlebury

Middlesex Land Trust

Conservation in the heart of Connecticut

Nature Conservancy - Connecticut Chapter

Protecting what you love about Connecticut

New Canaan Land Trust

Protecting nearly 400 acres of forests, meadows, wetlands, and ponds

New Haven Bird Club

One of the oldest birding groups in the US.

New Roxbury Land Trust

Preserving Open Space

Newtown Forest Association

Protecting Newtown's Resources Since 1924.

Norfolk Land Trust

Connecting people to nature

Northern Connecticut Land Trust

Preserving the natural resources of the northern Connecticut region.

Northwest Connecticut Land Conservancy

Protecting Land and Water for People, for Wildlife, Forever

Norwalk Land Trust

Working for the Preservation and Protection of Norwalk's Vital Open Space

Old Lyme Land Trust

Dedicated to conserving Old Lyme’s natural, scenic and historic land and water resources.

Old Saybrook Land Trust

Preserving and protecting.

Quinnipiac River Watershed Association

Dedicated to the preservation of the Quinnipiac River and its watershed.

Redding Land Trust

1,600 acres of meadows and woodlands, saved forever from the bulldozer

Rivers Alliance of Connecticut

Connecticut's United Voice for River Conservation

Roxbury Land Trust

Preserving the community's rural character for generations to come

Salem Land Trust

Dedicated to conserving the natural resources of the Salem area for future generations

Sharon Land Trust

Working to ensure that wildlife habitats, hiking trails, forests, farmland and water resources are conserved, connected, and protected for future generations

Shelton Land Conservation Trust

Preserving and protecting natural resources in Shelton, Connecticut

Sierra Club - Connecticut Chapter

Explore, Enjoy, and Protect Our State

Simsbury Land Trust

Preserving Simsbury Open Space Since 1976

Southbury Land Trust

Preserving natural places for people and wildlife

Southington Land Conservation Trust

Preserving Southington's Natural Heritage

Stamford Land Conservation Trust

Saving land as open space in perpetuity

Steep Rock Association

One of the oldest land trusts in the state of Connecticut

Stonington Land Trust

Preservation for Generations

Warren Land Trust

Dedicated to the preservation of the rural character of Warren

Waterford Land Trust

Striving to preserve the natural charm of the undeveloped lands and irreplaceable resources of Waterford and Montville

Watertown Land Trust

Preserving open space in Watertown.

Westchester Land Trust

Preserving Westchester's Land and Communities

Wildlife in Crisis

Founded in 1989 to care for injured and orphaned wildlife.

Wilton Land Conservation Trust

Saving the open spaces: the meadows, woodlands, swamps, and waterways that make Wilton a special place.

Winchester Land Trust

Promoting, for the benefit of the general public, the preservation of open space and natural resources, principally in, but not limited to, the Town of Winchester.

Windsor Land Trust

Helping to preserve the parcels of land in Windsor, Connecticut that have environmental, archeological, aesthetic,or biological significance.

Wintonbury Land Trust

p>Now part of the Traprock Ridge Land Conservancy - details here (for now)

Woodbridge Land Trust

Conserving and preserving the natural resources of the Town of Woodbridge

Woodcock Nature Center

A source of environmental and nature education since 1972.

Wyndham Land Trust

Working hard to protect land in the Quiet Corner of Northeast Connecticut.

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