Not far from you in Stonington, there is a natural treasure teeming with life. Birds and animals make their homes in the trees and shrubs, asters dot the hillside in the autumn sun, and brooks of clear, clean water babble cheerfully.
This stunning piece of land is made up of 224 acres on Al Harvey Road in Stoningon, providing habitat for wildlife and protecting the drinking water for thousands of area residents. Winding hiking trails and beautiful views of Copps Brook offer a new chance to connect with nature.
Together, the Trust for Public Land and the Avalonia Land Conservancy are working to preserve this land for future generations. The Trust for Public Land has secured the contract to purchase and protect this property. Once this land has been conserved, the Avalonia Land Conservancy and US Fish and Wildlife Service will own and manage the properties. In order to protect this land, TPL needs to meet our fundraising goal before the contract to purchase expires at the end of February. If we don’t save this land, it could be developed.
We need your help! Your support will help us preserve this land so close to home. The total budget to save the Copps Brook Preserve is $1,395,000 – this includes acquisition and stewardship costs.
We are almost there – we have just $50,000 left to raise by Feb. 22! Can you make a donation today to help save the Copps Brook Preserve?
The Trust for Public Land and Avalonia have strong histories in Stonington. Working with wonderful people like you, TPL helped save the Captain Palmer House, Mystic River Boathouse Park, and Coogan Farm. And for over 50 years, amazing supporters have helped Avalonia conserve approximately 1000 acres in Stonington, including Paffard Woods Preserve, Knox Preserve, and the Dodge-Beal Paddock.
Please help us save the Copps Brook Preserve today!