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Summer light on the iron ore roasting ovens at Mine Hill Preserve

  • 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.

  • Save the Date! Our 2015 events calendar is up.
    Saturday, September 12, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Sunset Celebration for Families at the Gavel Family Farm Preserve.

  • 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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