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Protecting irreplaceable forests, farmlands, wetlands and wildlife
for the purpose of enjoying our natural resources, open spaces
and unique environment for present and future generations.
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The Chester Land Trust
Who We Are
• Mission Statement •
The Chester Land Trust is a volunteer non-profit organization established in 1987. Currently, the Land Trust has 87 gifted or donated preserve acres and an additional 6.7 purchased acres which is the Motley preserve.
How Land is Acquired
Burr Brook Preserve
Duck Pond Preserve
Chester Creek Preserve
Waterhouse Brook Preserve
Constance Baker Motley Preserve
The Pines Easement
Brooks Lane, Liberty Ridge Easement
Bush Conservation Easement
Chester Land Trust Video Tour
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Newly uploaded to the Chester Historical Society YouTube page is Constance Baker Motley in Chester, 1965-2005 narrated by Marta Daniels, curator of the Historical Society’s Constance Baker Motley archive, just in time for the centennial celebration of the late Judge Motley. We have our seven-acre Constance Baker Motley Preserve at 100 Cedar Lake Road honoring her vast accomplishments. (Click image above for video.)
Chester Land Trust board member volunteers work in partnership with residents and Town officials to identify land that has conservation possibilities, and determine if and how the acquisition of such parcel could benefit both the Town residents and others in the community. ›› more
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