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Save the Date! for our line-up of 2013 activities.
Memorial Day Weekend Hike the Good Hill Farm Trail. This long, moderately difficult, trail takes one through an old orchard, hilly woodlands, and connects to the Miller Preserve on Tophet Rd. Either retrace the trail (4 mile hike) or exit onto Tophet Road and walk back to RT 317 to the parking area (3.2 mile hike). Park at Good Hill Farm Preserve, just east of the farm off Route 317 (Good Hill Road).
June 1 & 2 CT Trails Day Weekend. Explore RLTís many trails with family and friends. Self-guiding. Maps here or at the RLT office, Roxbury Town Hall, Minor Memorial Library and Maple Bank Farm.
Sunday, June 2 at 4:00 p.m. Annual Meeting of the Membership at Roxbury Town Hall. Program on Mile-A-Minute Vine in Roxbury by Kathleen Nelson, Mad Gardenerís Litchfield County Mile-A-Minute Control Project.
Mile-a-Minute vine has been found in Roxbury. Find out what you can do about it.
Dog Lovers/Dog Walkers: Please keep your dog under control and preferably leashed.
Please use our trails with care, and report areas in need of attention to the RLT office, 860-350-4148 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to avoid Bear Encounters.
Preserves Map: 30 miles of trails available as a single PDF download or as a web page. From this page you can also download several individual preserves maps.
For information on invasive plants please explore the website of the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group. And here is an excellent video about garlic mustard.
Be on the lookout for a noxious plant, Giant Hogweed. This PDF brochure provides more information and will help you distinguish it from other benign plants.
Time and the Land: The Story of Mine Hill is available to download in PDF
For Sale at the Office: RLT hats, T-shirts, aprons, organic cotton shopping bags, metal water bottles, map packets and the book Roxbury Remembered.
Established in 1970, the Roxbury Land Trust is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the community's rural character for generations to come. Today 3,400 acres or about 17 percent of Roxbury is conserved as open space under the Trust's stewardship.
The Roxbury Land Trust is supported through membership dues, employee matching gifts, state and federal grants, foundation grants and charitable contributions.
It is staffed by Susan Payne, executive director and Kim Norris, associate director; served by a volunteer board of directors and aided by volunteer effort.
Roxbury Land Trust
P.O. Box 51
Roxbury, CT 06783
Office hours: weekdays
from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Our office is located at
7 South Street
(Old Town Hall)
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