Mission: Naromi land trust conserves and protects the natural resources of sherman, including wild life habitats, water quality, agricultural lands and scenic vistas for the benefit of, and use by, current and future generations.
Programs: Stewardship - naromi land trust monitors 27 conservation easements consisting of over 460 acres in sherman, connecticut to ensure the terms of the easements the organization holds are upheld and conservation values are protected. In addition, the land trust manages and inspects over 1000 acres of land owned in fee, providing healthy habitats for native species and providing parking and trails open to the public for recreational use. When necessary, the land trust expends funds to defend and enforce its rights and protect conservation values.
outreach & education - naromi's outreach and education program is a robust series of events and services throughout the year. Naromi organizes events that are open to the public, sends an informative monthy e-newsletter and partners with other conservation groups to offer education programs to the community,
acquisition - naromi works with property owners to acquire conservation easements, and land in fee ownership, to preserve and protect the agricultural and open space values of land in sherman, connecticut. Acquisitions are made through donation or purchase. No acquisitions have been made during the fiscal year.
Naromi Land Trust became an accredited land trust in February 2018, a status that can be renewed every five years. Accreditation means Naromi Land Trust meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Naromi Land Trust 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 the 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. To learn more about land trust accreditation and the current accreditation status of Naromi Land Trust, visit http//www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.