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Lois Tefft Van Deusen

Lois Tefft Van Deusen

The families of Avalonia Land Conservancy were sad to learn that Lois Tefft Van Deusen passed away on September 21, 2017. Lois was a founder and incorporator of the Mashantucket Land Trust (now Avalonia Land Conservancy) in 1968. She served…

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Treasurer’s Report

Avalonia is approaching 100 properties in total. Our new acquisition campaign will insure that our perpetual endowment fund is adequate for existing and future properties. Avalonia received a second $25,000 contribution to the endowment fund managed by the Community Foundation of…

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Stewardship Report

For a land trust the acquisition of new land to preserve and protect is exciting. But once we have acquired the land the hard work of stewardship begins. All boundaries need to be posted with our name and then walked…

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Summer Planning For Sandy Point

Summer Planning for Sandy Point

June 2017    Kids are almost out of school and finally the weather has given us a hint of the summer to come. For the wildlife at Sandy Point, the summer season began a while ago. The shorebirds arrived in…

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