The Chester Land Trust

Chester, Connecticut

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Become a member or volunteer. 
Your help is needed to fulfill the mission of  protecting our natural resources ​in Chester.

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What Can You Do
​To Help

What Has Been Protected

Protecting Open Spaces

for Future Generations

The Land Trust is responsible for 13 open space land preserves.

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Who We Are

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength
that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing
in the repeated refrains ​of nature -- the assurance
that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.

-- Rachel Carson --

Our Mission Statement

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.

The Chester Land Trust is a volunteer non-profit organization established in 1987 for the purpose of protecting the unique natural resources of Chester. 

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Our Volunteers
​Make the Difference

"We make a living by what we get,
but we make a life by what we give."

Winston Churchill