Welcome to the Norwalk Land Trust website.  “We acquire land and preserve it in its natural state for the benefit of Norwalk, CT residents, now and forever. “

We currently steward  32 parcels of land, just over 102 acres.

NLT Receives National Funding…

National Fish and Wildlife and its public and private partners announced its annual Long Island Sound Futures Fund awards on Monday, Dec. 12 in Washington D.C. Forty-one organizations were awarded $10.3 million. Norwalk Land Trust received $50,000 to restore its Hoyt Island property. Work started on this tiny island in 2013 to create a bird sanctuary to commemorate NLT’s 40th anniversary. However the burned-down ruins contained asbestos, PCB’s and other toxic contaminants which required significant fundraising over the past 9 years. With tremendous help from neighbors, friends, foundations and CT DEEP, the clean-up was finished last year. It can now be replanted with appropriate trees and bushes, and encouraged to become healthy habitat for birds, bats and small animals.

Hoyt Island,photo by Patrick Sikes
Our Fall Newsletter is here. Please enjoy!
We are not accepting evergreen trees this year. Please dispose of properly.

If you missed our annual meeting, enjoy the remarks of our speaker Dominique Browning, co-founder of Moms Clean Air Force and writer for the Environmental Defense Fund:

https://youtu.be/ygXuEakc_r8

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A Trip Down Memory Lane. Fundraising for Farm Creek and enjoying a fall day. Thank you Miki Alicastro for this memory. And thank you John Lennon for such a perfect song.