Mission: Acquisition or control and conservation of land in litchfield county and the town of cornwall, connecticut. To promote scientific study and educational endeavors. To use all the properties held or controlled for the benefit of the general public.
Programs: Land acquisition - dobbs property 109 acres acquired by gift and capitalized. $500,915.
land acquisition - evans property 91 acres purchased for $325,000, plus costs of $31,632 - capitalized. $356,632. Purchase was funded by a state of connecticut dept. Of energy and environmental protection grant of $211,250, a u. S. Dept. Of interior grant of $81,250, contributions of $26,790 and cct funds of $37,342. - total cost $356,632.
land acquisition - cooley property 36 acres, acquired by gift and capitalized. Total cost $163,611
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