Category Archives: Advocacy
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Newtown Forest Association Announces Continuation of Pollinator Meadow Project
Newtown, CT (April 10, 2017) –The Newtown Forest Association’s (NFA) Pollinator Meadow Project is entering its second year. Last year, the NFA began to convert a 3.8 acre grass field at its Blackman Preserve (64 Mount Pleasant Road) into a flower meadow for pollinators. Bordering on Route 25, the property has an estimated…Read more
NFA Earns National Accreditation
Newtown, CT (March 1, 2017) –Since acquiring its first eight-acre parcel in1924, before there was an Earth Day or widespread public interest in preserving wild lands, the Newtown Forest Association, (NFA) has been preserving the nature of Newtown (both literally and in the sense of the Town’s character). Now the Newtown Forest Association…Read more
Nettleton Memorial Orchard Project Featured in The Bee
Visible from Old Castle Drive is a panoramic view looking down on the flagpole, church steeples. and rooflines along Main Street. Sitting just off the curb and facing this iconic scene is a small bench perched at the top of a rise that was once a sweeping meadow, but in more recent years…Read more
Nettleton Memorial Orchard Project Update (Dec. 5, 2014)
NFA Announces the Nettleton Memorial Orchard Project
The Newtown Forest Association will begin work shortly to enhance The Nettleton Preserve, one of Newtown’s most well known properties, located on Castle Hill Road and overlooking historic Main Street.
With generous funding from the Sandy Hook Memorial Tree Fund, the NFA will…Read more
NFA Participates in Fairfield County Community Foundation Day of Giving
The NFA and the NFLTC will be participating in “Giving Day” sponsored by the Fairfield County Community Foundation. Giving Day is a community-wide online giving challenge which seeks to increase philanthropy throughout Fairfield County for participating non-profit organizations.
The online challenge spans just 24 hours from midnight, March 6 to midnight, March 7.
Six Danbury-Area Land Trusts Form the Northern Fairfield Land Trust Coalition
Six Danbury-Area Land Trusts Form the Northern Fairfield Land Trust Coalition To Share Services And Build Capacity. Six area land trusts announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a shared service platform to expand their current administrative and operating capacities. The land trusts – Bethel Land Trust, Brookfield…Read more