The Land Heritage Coalition of Glastonbury Announces First Two Walks for 2019
The Land Heritage Coalition of Glastonbury, Inc. (LHC), in cooperation with the Great Meadows Conservation Trust (GMCT), the Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury, the Eleanor Buck Wolf Nature Center in Wethersfield, and Goodwin College, will sponsor its first two walks. Both will be led by GMCT members along with Charley Smith of the LHC. The hikes are:
Saturday, January 26, 10:00 am, Glastonbury. Hike about two hours. Meet GMCT’s Larry Lunden and LHC’s Charley Smith inside the Connecticut Audubon Center at 1361 Main St. They will take a short hike along the Connecticut River to the GMCT’s Austin and Matava parcels in the Glastonbury Meadows.
Saturday, February 2, 10:00 am, Glastonbury. Hike about an hour and a half. Meet GMCT’s Dan Schnaidt and LHC’s Charley Smith behind Glastonbury Town Hall, 2155 Main St. Hike to the GMCT’s Preissner parcel, then out into the Glastonbury Meadows where we will see the GMCT’s First Church of Christ, Glastonbury, parcel.
Hike Contact: Charley Smith for hike information, or in case of inclement weather (bad weather cancels) (860) 508-1844.
About LHC: The LHC (www.lhcglastonbury.org) is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to support farming, open space preservation, and water and wetlands protection. As part of their educational mission, the LHC sponsors a series of walks throughout the fall and winter. These walks offer folks an opportunity to learn about and to enjoy the open spaces that we are privileged to enjoy in and around Glastonbury.
About GMCT: The Great Meadows Conservation Trust, Inc.(www.gmct.org) is a non-profit tax-exempt land trust to protect and preserve the Great Meadows. Its goal is to save the floodplain’s vital agricultural, scenic, archeological, and wetland resources, and is committed to work with like-minded groups and landowners. The Trust is organized to acquire land and negotiate conservation easements and interact with state and local governments about decisions affecting the meadows, believing that the intrinsic value of the land must be high on the public agenda.