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Please join us for these activities:

  • September 22 at 4:00 p.m. - Connecticut’s Industrious Beavers (Part I). Talk with Nick Barnett from the West Hartford Land Trust. Program held at Roxbury Town Hall.

  • September 28 at 2:00 p.m. - Connecticut’s Industrious Beavers (Part II). Walk with Nick Barnett from the West Hartford Land Trust, at the Baldwin Preserve. Please RSVP 860-350-4148.

  • October 5 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. - Washington - Roxbury Tunnel Road Connector Hike. Walk & talk with RLT’s Jamie Curren and SRA’s Rory Larson. Co-sponsored with Steep Rock Association (SRA). Registration is required due to shuttle capacity. To register, please call Steep Rock Association at 860-868-9131 or visit Steep Rock Events & Programs. Meet at Steep Rock Riding Ring. Rain date: October 6.

  • November 30 from 10:00 to noon - Dave Beglan Memorial Walk: From Sea Floor to Majestic Mountains - A Geologist’s View of Mine Hill. With geologist and scientist John Smoliga. Meet in the Mine Hill Preserve parking lot.

    Children's Program: Tuesday's Tales and Trails
    Join us for outdoor story-time and a short walk. Age appropriate for pre-K and Kindergarten children. Please have your preschooler wear appropriate footwear for a short walk after the story. Little brothers & sisters are welcome. Please RSVP so we know how many to expect.

  • September 10 at 10 a.m. "Butterflies" at River Road Preserve (55 River Road, Roxbury).

  • September 17 at 10 a.m. "Birds" at Gavel Family Farm Preserve (off Dorothy Diebold Lane, Roxbury).

  • September 24 at 10 a.m. "Bugs!" At Styron Preserve (off Tophet Road, Roxbury).

    Enjoy our trails with care, and report areas in need of attention to the RLT office, 860-350-4148 or by e-mail to Jamie Curren. Be weather smart. Please use good judgment with weather conditions. As always, motorized vehicles are prohibited, and preserves close at dusk. Dog Walkers: RLT preserves are open to all: Please, keep your dog leashed and clean up after him/her. Please carry out and properly dispose of whatever you bring in. Your cooperation allows everyone to safely enjoy the preserves.

    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.

    Please help: Some of our historic structures, farmland and preserves have been vandalized. If you see something, please say something. Report acts of vandalism to our resident state trooper at 860-354-0089 and/or our RLT office 860-350-4148.

    Thank you for keeping our preserves safe and accessible for everyone to enjoy!



    Cozy chipmunk;
    photo by Michael Audette
       
    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 over 3,675 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 Ann Astarita, executive director, Barbara Bradbury-Pape, development 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
        Phone: 860-350-4148
    Office is open weekdays.
    We are located at 6 Mine Hill Rd.

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