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Old Lyme Conservation Trust, Inc.
P.O. Box 163
Old Lyme, CT 06371
webmail@old-lymeconservtrust.org


OLCT
Mission Statement

The mission of the Old Lyme Conservation Trust is to:


Preserve and enhance the rural character and quality of life for the benefit of all the inhabitants in the Town of Old Lyme.

In pursuit of this Mission, the Old Lyme Conservation Trust will achieve results in the following areas:

  • Preservation and enhancement of the natural resources including water resources, marshland, swamps, woodland and open spaces, plant and animal life therein, beaches, and unique historic and scenic sites.
     
  • Public awareness, education, and the scientific study of natural resources, including plants, animals, birds and other wildlife.
     
  • Interest and public involvement in the political governing process that will impact the future rural character of the Town.
     
  • Preservation of unique historic and scenic sites.
     

Policies to achieve results

  • Acquire or control (by gift, purchase or otherwise) real and personal property, both tangible and intangible of every sort and description.
    Invest, use, develop and maintain such property in such manner that the Trustees of the corporation shall deem appropriate to carry out the Mission.
    Raise funds from the general public, public financing and grant making organizations.
    Use all funds and property, held or otherwise controlled by this corporation, exclusively for the benefit of all the inhabitants of the Town of Old Lyme.
     
  • Support educational and research programs to increase public awareness of the importance of our Mission.
     
  • Encourage individual and group participation in public affairs that will impact the allocation of public resources and share of mind to preserving the rural character and quality of life in Old Lyme.
     
  • Acquire or control unique historic and scenic sites in order to maintain and enhance them for public use and appreciation.

 


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