GRANBY LAND TRUST INC
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PO Box 23 Granby CT 06035 USA
To acquire and maintain land for preservation purposes
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Granby Land Trust is an accredited land trust. Accreditation means Granby Land Trust meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Granby Land Trust has demonstrated to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission its commitment to excellence. Accredited land trusts meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. These land trusts demonstrate their commitment to excellence by adopting Land Trust Standards and Practices, the ethical and technical guidelines for the responsible operation of a land trust, and meeting the accreditation requirements drawn from them. Learn More: http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.
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The Granby Land Trust's motto, "Preserving Granby's Natural Heritage," tells in a few words what the organization does. Its mission is compelling and, since its founding in 1972, it has enjoyed remarkable success in setting aside wildlife corridors, hiking trails, fragile environments, increasingly rare agricultural land and magnificent vistas. Through its efforts, "Mary's Rock," which affords a panoramic view north towards Springfield and beyond, and the sadly decimated Granby Oak have been protected. And, too, the Land Trust has partnered with other "sister" organizations such as the State (Enders Forest, particularly), the McLean Game Refuge, The Nature Conservancy and the Town of Granby to achieve the shared goals of all of those land stewards. Its web page, www.GranbyLandTrust.org, has won statewide recognition and is worth a visit. In short, amazing!
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