GOSA in the News

December 14, 2016   Hartford Courant, by Peter Marteka, “Saving a Rare Pitch Pine Ridge Forest Along the Shoreline.

April 3, 2016 Hartford Courant, by Peter Marteka, “A Visit to a Groton Farm that Dates Back Centuries.”

March 2, 2016  The Day article, by Judy Benson, “Plan for new wildlife refuge draws support from land trusts, Ledyard.”

February 22, 2106   The Day article, by Judy Benson, “Amendment to state Constitution to protect conservation land gains momentum.”

December 5, 2015  The Day article, by Deborah Straszheim, “State will buy 201 acres in Groton for open space despite town opposition.”

October 16, 2015   The Day article, “State grant will go toward purchase of Lamb Farm parcel in Ledyard.”

September 11, 2015   The Day article, by Judy Benson, “New England cottontail stays off Endangered Species List.”

May 29, 2105, The Day article, by Steve Fagin, “Take A Hike Or A Paddle June 6-7 During Connecticut Trails Weekend.”

November 29, 2014   The Day editorial, “Preserving Open Spaces for Posterity.”

October 29, 2014  The Day article, “State grants of $7.8 million target regional acres for preservation.”

May 9, 2014  Groton Town Council considers removing veteran member of Zoning Commission, By Deborah Straszheim, The Day. Click here to read more.

April 24, 2014   Scenic road only open to hikers, cyclists By Anna Isaacs, The Day. Click here to read an article about the scenic road that bypasses Avery Farm.

March 13, 2014   The Day article, by Straszheim, “Groton Open Space Association president upset by council’s opposition to preserving parcel.”

January 2, 2014   Groton Town Council declines to back open space plan advanced for land zoned residential By Deborah Straszheim, Publication: The Day. Click here to read more about the land GOSA proposes to protect, owned by Tilcon Inc., which is south of Gold Star Highway, north of Interstate 95, and west of Rogers Road. It borders town-managed open space on Flanders Road and is adjacent to a large property north of the Mystic Marriott.

December 16, 2013   Avery Farm: Nearly 300 acres of farmland along Groton-Ledyard border to be protected from development, By Judy Benson, The Day. Click here to read more.

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