The History of Candlewood Lake

Once referred to as “one of the most beautiful lakes in the world” (Klark K. Kitchen, New York Sun, 1929), many of us do not realize the rich history that […]

July 6th, 2023 By

Latest CVRLT News & Updates

Things have been exciting here at CVRLT as we embark on a new season and kick-off to summer. New Fairfield’s Girl and Boy Scout Troops have been hard at work […]

June 19th, 2023 By

Connecticut’s State Flower: Mountain Laurel

Designated as the Connecticut State Flower by the General Assembly in 1907, the Mountain Laurel is perhaps the most beautiful of native American shrubs. Its fragrance and the massed richness […]

June 1st, 2023 By

How to Celebrate Earth Day

The 53rd Earth Day is Saturday, April 22. So, what is Earth Day? How did it come to be? How do we celebrate Earth Day? Find out in this informative […]

April 19th, 2023 By

Spring Appeal

Every year, trees in our yards, parks, and forests lead us and our neighboring wildlife into spring. After trees conserve energy during winter’s cold, shorter daylight hours, the longer, warmer […]

April 5th, 2023 By

Donate to CVRLT’s Holiday Appeal

As an accredited land trust, we protect the land, water, vegetation, and wildlife on our preserves, and maintain trails and educational kiosks to help visitors safely enjoy nature’s many beautiful […]

April 5th, 2023 By

Event Alert: Music Around the Pond

Make sure to join us in New Fairfield for the annual “Music Around the Pond” summer event on July 16th 2022 from 5-8pm, sponsored by Friends of Ball Pond! This fun, […]

April 5th, 2023 By

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