Conserving The Land


Today, Greenwich Land Trust permanently protects more than 80 preserves comprising more than 869 acres of diverse habitats, located in every part of Greenwich from the tidal marshes of Long Island Sound, to meadows and orchards, and the lush woodlands of the backcountry.

The promise of forever makes land conservation especially meaningful. Keeping land protected in perpetuity for future generations is not easy. It requires an ongoing commitment by our dedicated professional staff and Board of Directors, the sharing of knowledge and expertise through community partnerships and steadfast financial support. As an accredited land trust, Greenwich Land Trust meets the highest national standards for excellence in land conservation, providing an assurance that we can keep the promise to protect our land today and always.

Sacred Heart

Acres: 8.477

Shell Island

Acres: 5.23

Sargent Gildersleeve Stone

Acres: 18.456


Acres: 51.68


Acres: 7.23


Acres: 1.8245


Acres: 5.779


Acres: 4.0

Ruth Thompson

Acres: 1.582

Property Spotlights

The Samuel and Ethel Bridge Nature Preserve was created in 1979 when Alfred H. Bridge divided his Doubling Road property into four one-acre building lots and generously donated one of them to the Land Trust. Read more

The three Greenwich Land Trust properties that make up the Sargent-Gildersleeve-Stone Preserve form a continuous greenway connecting each other and the properties of The Nature Conservancy and National Audubon Society.  Read more

Once part of large residential backcountry estates, the parcels that make up the Cook / Houlahan Preserve were largely left untouched over the years because of trenbolone acetate buying safety their steep slopes and wetland characteristics. Read more

The Shell Island Preserve contains sandy beaches, forested slopes, and a salt marsh. These diverse areas host many types of plants, including red and black oak trees, goldenrod, and Spartina grasses. Read more

“Inland Wetland” is a perfect description of Greenwich Land Trust’s two-acre Bato Preserve on Riversville Road. Less than a mile from the New York state border, it is 10 miles inland from Long Island Sound and 100% wet. Read more

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