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Snow at the Gavel Preserve. Photo by Deborah Taylor Sweeney.

  • RLT Acquires Gateway to Historic Mine Hill Preserve

  • Vandalism
    PLEASE, If you see someone defacing or bulding structures, destroying vegetation or DIGGING on our preserves, please report these acts of vandalism to the Police, IMMEDIATELY. Any visual documentation, i.e. photos or license plates would be useful to authorities. We appreciate your support.

  • Volunteers Bridge is reopened. Further restoration will continue in the spring.

  • Save the Date 2016 is now online.

  • RLT is applying for accreditation by the national Land Trust Accreditation Commission in 2015, the gold standard for the operation of a land trust. Only thirteen land trusts in Connecticut are accredited.

  • Our new page Nature Notes consolidates information about wildlife and invasive plants.

  • Dog Lovers/Dog Walkers: Please keep your dog under control and preferably leashed!

  • Please use our trails with care, and report areas in need of attention to the RLT office, 860-350-4148 or by e-mail to knorris@roxburylandtrust.org.

  • Preserves Map: 30 miles of trails available as a single PDF download or as a web page. From this page you can also download several individual preserves maps.

  • Time and the Land: The Story of Mine Hill is available to download in PDF

    Established in 1970, the Roxbury Land Trust is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the community's rural character for generations to come. Today 3,630 acres are conserved as open space under the Trust's stewardship.

    The Roxbury Land Trust is supported through membership dues, employee matching gifts, occasional state and federal grants, foundation grants and charitable contributions. RLT does not receive town, state or federal support on an annual basis.

    It is staffed by Susan Payne, executive director, Kim Norris, associate director, and Jamie Curren, land manager; served by a volunteer board of directors and aided by volunteer effort.

    Roxbury Land Trust
    P.O. Box 51
    Roxbury, CT 06783
        Office hours: weekdays
    from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    Phone: 860-350-4148
         Our office is located at
    7 South Street
    (Old Town Hall)

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