canon photos 4-18-09 083We can all play a part to protect our rural character and incredible open landscape – we just need to know how.

Educating people about conservation tools is an integral part of DLC’s mission. We regularly talk with municipalities, school groups, service and business associations, and private landowners about the importance of land preservation, sound planning, quality growth that protects important resources, and ways to keep farmers on the land.

Local officials have been eagerly attending our annual Town/DLC Board Breakfasts which serve to bring towns and DLC together on cooperative issues and ideas. We also host educational programs for local citizens and DLC members to educate people about sound land stewardship and the environment.

  • Do you know your trees? Not so much? Well, we can help! Join us on Saturday, March 2nd, and we’ll help you learn to identify the trees in your backyard.
  • Join us this month for our Down to Earth workshops! This 3-part series will offer interactive learning opportunities for both farmers and landowners seeking to lease farmland or prepare their farm to transition to the next generation. Please join DLC and CLC staff either in person or through a live webcast.
  • Missed all the buzz? It was fun and very informative and you can access all the resource handouts here!