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Winchester Land Trust Inc Route 263

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Causes: Environment, Land Resources Conservation

Mission: Winchester land trust works to preserve the rural character and natural resources of the winchester ct area and to educate the community about the benefits of land conservation and balanced growth.

Programs: Preservation, conservation and stewardship of open space and natural resources. Currently the land trust preserves 482 acres, much of it protecting important water resources. Educational programs held included a connecticut trails day hike, sponsored wild-life talks locally, removal of invasive species from its properties.

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Winchester Land Trust became an accredited land trust in August 2018, a status that can be renewed every five years. Accreditation means Winchester Land Trust meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Winchester 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 Winchester Land Trust, visit http//www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.