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Avalonia At EarthFest 2023

EarthFest CT Was the Bomb!

On Saturday, May 13th, Avalonia participated in the first EarthFest CT event held at McCook Point Park in Niantic. It was a free event with food trucks and various Earth Day activities for kids provided by conservation organizations, land trusts,…


Sandy Point Beach Passes 2023

The summer season traditionally begins with Memorial Day weekend. Wildlife, however, has been settled in for a while now, making nests and laying eggs on the sandy shores and beaches. Sandy Point Island is home to American Oystercatchers, Piping Plovers,…

Cedar Wood Bridge

Avalonia Wins Excellence in Community Engagement Award!

Avalonia Land Conservancy has received the Connecticut Land Conservation Council’s first Excellence in Community Engagement Award! The award recognizes accomplishment in the creation of connections to local communities, the region, and wider society, celebrating how collaborative relationships address community needs.…


2022 Membership Appeal

Because you live in southeastern Connecticut, you know that our region is extraordinarily beautiful.  We are lucky to live in an area that features such diversity of nature - the sparkling shoreline, flowering meadows, abundant forests, and bountiful farms, as…


2022 Avalonia Fall Appeal

Standing in front of a bright red ribbon, Paulann Sheets grasped the scissors and smiled.  In the early 1980’s, her husband announced that he had purchased 86 acres in North Stonington. “I want to save a forest,” he told her.…


Photo Contest Winners

Thank you so much for all of the wonderful submissions for our Water, Water Everywhere photo contest - this was a truly difficult decision! In fact, we got so many great photos that we created an Honorable Mention for each category. Thank…