DEDICATED TO PRESERVING LAND AND WILDLIFE HABITAT
HOW MAY YOU HELP THE AVALONIA LAND CONSERVANCY?
You may own woodlands, fields, and streams that you love and want to maintain
in their natural state. Your gift of this land to the Avalonia Land
Conservancy(ALC) will increase ALC's holdings and add to the permanently
protected area in your neighbor-hood. Your gift may be the catalyst that
stimulates your neighbors to protect some of their land, thus creating a "green
belt" or a larger, more significant sanctuary for wildlife.
Your land may contain swamps, marshes, ledges, and other wetland areas that
are unsuitable for development. Such places provide excellent habitats for
wildlife and protection for brooks and streams. ALC is interested in protecting
these areas, as well as a variety of upland habitats, including woodlands and
Your membership or gift of financial support assists ALC in achieving its goals.
All funds are applied directly to the ALC's purposes to preserve and maintain its
preserves and to educate the public about the importance of open space. Your
support as a member and volunteer gives you the opportunity to participate in
the work of ALC. In return, you have the satisfaction of knowing that you are a
vital element in ALC's important environmental work.
HOW MAY THE AVALONIA LAND CONSERVANCY HELP YOU AS A LAND
The land you give to ALC will be conserved, preserved, and protected forever.
The value of adjacent property will be enhanced by the assurance that ALC-held
land will never be developed.
You may be able to deduct the value of your gift of land on your Federal Income
Tax Return or from your estate. ALC retains 501(c) (3) tax-exempt status with
the Internal Revenue Service. Land held by ALC is not taxable in the State of
An ALC director from your town will be happy to meet with you to discuss the
financial and technical aspects of a land donation. You may also wish to consult
your own financial and legal advisors. An acquisition committee will review your
offer and evaluate your land for inclusion in the Conservancy's holding.
Avalonia has a strong commitment to protect the conservation purposes of a
donation and has the resources to enforce the restrictions.
For more information contact ALC at (860) 884-3500 or write to :
Avalonia LandConservancy, Inc. P.O. Box 49 Old Mystic, CT 06372
or email us at email@example.com
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DONORS AND MEMBERS
Note: new window decals are
available with renewals- just ask
Link to Our membership form
|Avalonia Land Conservancy,Inc.
P.O. Box 49
Old Mystic, CT 06372
(860) 884-3500 or email us at
A copy of The Trust for
Public Land's recent
analysis of the economic
benefits of parks and
conservation lands can be
downloaded from this link
A series of new fact sheets have been posted on the Green Valley
Institute's website at http://www.greenvalleyinstitute.org/publications.htm
The new fact sheets will help communities looking for better ways to
incorporate new commercial development into the character of their villages
and other commercial centers. One of the new fact sheets addresses plants
in constructed wetlands. The new fact sheets are #'s 10-18:
Commercial Development with Character
Commercial Development Site Planning
Commercial Development Architectural Standards
Commercial Development Signage Standards
Commercial Development Lighting Standards
Commercial Development Landscape Standards
Selecting Trees Along Our Streets and Roads
Plant Recommendations for Constructed Wetlands Sites
Susan Westa, AICP
Co-Director, Green Valley Institute
Windham County Extension Center
139 Wolf Den Rd.
Brooklyn, CT 06234
(860)774-9600, ext. 24
General fund Contribution
Bed Rock Fund Contribution
Individual membership $25
Family membership $ 45
Pine level membership $50
Cedar level membership $100
Maple level membership $200
Mighty Oak membership $500
Life membership $1000
Organization $ 150
Join us in preservation of our beautiful fields and forests:
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ELECTRONIC MEMBERSHIP AND DONATIONS VIA PAYPAL
and for information about the Avalonia Credit Card
Link to CT brochure concerning Didymo
Another way to provide support is to sign up for a credit card
from Capital One, which will donate $50 to Avalonia after your
first purchase with the card. A percentage of purchases will
be donate each month thereafter. Your can pick a card with
one of Rick Newton's beautiful photos and the Avalonia logo.
The link is:
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