Press Release: Old Saybrook Votes to Buy The Preserve!

Today residents of Old Saybrook turned out in record numbers and voted to purchase the long-embattled 1,000-acre forest called The Preserve.

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It takes a coalition to preserve “The Preserve”

As we approach the final votes to protect The Preserve, our Curt Johnson reflects on the contributions of many.

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It’s the end of Connecticut’s Legislative Session!

Another year of our work in the Connecticut legislature results in a mixed bag of environmental laws.

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Preserving The Preserve: A Focus on Salamanders

A series on the natural resources within the 1,000-acre forest and the creatures that call them home. 2014 has been declared the Year of the Salamander!

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Preserving The Preserve: A Focus On Wetlands

A series on the natural resources within the 1,000-acre forest and the creatures that call them home The Preserve, the last large unprotected coastal forest between New York City and Boston, is nestled within the northern highlands of Old Saybrook, Essex, and Westbrook.

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CFE/Save the Sound 2013 Year-in-Review

2013 was another exciting and successful year for the Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its program, Save the Sound. We helped secure $1 billion for Connecticut’s Clean Water Fund to help towns pay for much-needed sewer system upgrades. We have been working on a number of land conservation projects, including thousands of acres in […]

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The Preserve: A Timeline of the Fight to Protect the 1,000-acre Forest (Part 2)

This is Part II of our occasional series about The Preserve, the 1,000-acre forest in the Old Saybrook area that local residents, statewide organizations, and elected officials have been fighting to save for the last decade.

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The Preserve: A Timeline of the Fight to Protect the 1,000-acre Forest (Part 1)

Welcome to an occasional series about The Preserve, the 1,000-acre forest in the Old Saybrook area that local residents, statewide organizations, and elected officials have been fighting to save for the last decade.

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