• Hike at Kruger Preserve in Haddam Neck on Saturday, July 20 at 8:30 a.m.

    Come take a hike at the Kruger Preserve in Haddam Neck with MxLT stewards & The Meshomasic Hiking Club on Saturday, July 20th at 8:30 am. Wander through old fields and venture through a black birch groove, a wonderful brook, and a small stand of mountain laurel. Please bring good shoes, hiking poles for uneven ground, a…

  • CT Makes Slow But Steady Progress on Its Open Space Goals

    By Ralph Urban, MxLT Secretary In 2016, the State of Connecticut adopted into law its Comprehensive Open Space Acquisition Strategy, commonly referred to as the “Green Plan.” This five-year plan aimed to permanently preserve at least 21% (673,210 acres) of the state’s land as open space. The plan specified that the State’s Department of Energy…

  • Event Highlight: Fundraising Concert by Trinity Church

    The Portland Trinity Church recently hosted a fundraising concert to benefit the Middlesex Land Trust. The event featured a performance by the Great Hill Mountain Band, which has been playing the best of country and country rock since 1994.  Pictured are Trinity Church committee members and Michael Foley of the Great Hill Mountain Band presenting…

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For a quiet place to hike with interesting points along the way, try this small preserve on Cox Street in Portland.