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Salem Land Trust
Salem Land Trust

P.O. Box 2133, Salem, Connecticut, 06420, USA
A 501c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to conserving the natural resources of the Salem area for future generations- the water courses, swamps, meadows, and woodlands, the plant and animal life therein, as well as scenic, natural and historic sites; helping to preserve the area’s beauty, rural character and natural diversity.
Welcome.  This site is being developed to provide an introduction to the conservation efforts of Land Trusts.  In particular, the site will help show how the Salem Land Trust is helping preserve the natural areas and natural resources of Salem, CT.  This site will also provide information to individuals on ways they can permanently preserve their own land.
Please try the links below:

NOTICE: Salem Land Trust Members

A reminder that 2008 Membership Dues were due Jan. 1.
Please send to:
Salem Land Trust
P.O. Box 2133
Salem, CT 06420
Individual $15 - Family $25 - Sustaining $100 - Life $300 - Couples Life $500


The Land Trust Alliance Accreditation Program
The National Land Trust Alliance accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. The Salem Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for accreditation. A public comment period is now open.
The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, conducts an extensive review of each applicant’s policies and programs. The Salem Land Trust presently follows the Land Trust Alliance’s Standards and Practices. These are the same standards that will be used to evaluate each land trust’s ability to act in an ethical, legal and technically sound manner. This is imperative to ensure long-term protection of the land in the public interest. Accreditation will increase public awareness of, and confidence in, land trusts and land conservation.
The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must relate to how The Salem Land Trust complies with national quality standards. These standards address the ethical and technical operation of a land trust. For the full list of standards see
To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment online, visit Comments may also be faxed or mailed to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments: (fax) 518-587-3183 or mail to 112 Spring Street, Suite 204, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Comments on The Salem Land Trust’s application will be most useful by December 28, 2008.

SLT Events & Educational
Nature Hikes
For information on events: 860-859-3520 or 
Please check back after the Holidays for 2009 Events!


Directions to Walden Preserve
From Salem 4-Corners, take Rt. 85 N.
In 1/2 mi. turn L onto Hagen Rd.
Preserve parking lot 200' on R.
Please visit our site often for Updates.


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