New England Losing 65 Acres of Forest per Day

New England Losing 65 Acres of Forest per Day

New England has been losing forestland to development at a rate of 65 acres per day, according to a new report released today by the Harvard Forest.  “The incremental chipping away of forest and farmland by scattered development is hard to see day-to-day but it adds...
Worcester Range Forest Conserved in Waterbury

Worcester Range Forest Conserved in Waterbury

Ann Johnson and her late husband, Samuel, bought their land along the Worcester Range in Waterbury almost 50 years ago. Ann and her family fell in love with the forest, and wanted to ensure that it would be protected in the future. So this June, Ann donated the...
“A Lasting Change for the Better” in East Haven

“A Lasting Change for the Better” in East Haven

Francie Hersey’s relationship with the forest next to her home in East Haven began decades ago. For years, she sent Christmas cards to the owners, who lived out of state, asking if they might be willing to sell her a small piece of their property. Those letters were...