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Constitutional Amendment Needed to Protect Open Space

GOSA’s President and Treasurer traveled to Hartford’s Legislative Office Building on March 14th, 2016 to testify at a hearing held by the Government Administration and Elections Committee on two bills pertaining to one issue: the sale, trade and gift of public lands to developers, municipalities, and others by means of the Conveyance Act. The Town of Groton, in…


GOSA Instant! News Alert Jan. 2017

GOSA Instant News Alert CAA Bluff Point Tree Cutting1.19.17


Letter to the Editor on Behalf of GOSA 12.18.2016

Letter to the Editor on Behalf of GOSA 12.18.2016


Effects of Drought on Habitat Restoration Projects

The key word this past summer for GOSA stewardship volunteers has been RAIN, or unfortunately, the lack thereof. According to the U. S. Drought Monitor, as of early October nearly all of Connecticut (98%) is experiencing “severe drought” conditions. Perhaps you have heard that the dry conditions have led to a high level of fire danger and…


State Will Buy 201 acres in Groton for Open Space Despite Town Opposition by Deborah Straszheim, The Day

http://www.theday.com/local/20161205/state-will-buy-201-acres-in-groton-for-open-space-despite-town-opposition


An Unusual Jewel in Groton’s Emerald Necklace by Joan Smith and Whitney Adams 3.29.16

An Unusual Jewel in Groton’s Emerald Necklace 3.29.16 by Smith and Adams


Sheep Farm Hike May 1, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Two members of GOSA’s Board, Syma Ebbin and Anne Roberts-Pierson, will be leading a hike on GOSA’s Sheep Farm as part of the The Last Green Valley’s Spring Outdoors initiative: Sheep Farm Hike Sunday, 5/1/2016, 1-3:30 pm Difficulty: Moderate Keys: Especially for families with children Address: 245/255 Hazelnut Hill Rd., Groton, CT Turn into the…


The Green Plan: Guiding Land Acquisition and Protection in Connecticut 2007-2012

http://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/open_space/green_plan.pdf


Annual Appeal 2015

Annual Appeal2015FINAL2


Sea serpent progeny or snake?

Addendum to footnote by Syma Ebbin: The Linnaean Society report included the deposition of Gorham Norwood who recounted his observations of the 27th of September when, working with a Mr. Colbey and his son, along the shores of Loblolly Cove, they encountered a snake that “did not move like other snakes, and did not move…