Land Donation.

The Land Trust has received a donation of a 3.8-acre parcel on DeForest Road from Frank J. Mercede of Stamford and his sister, Barbara A. Pierce of Weston. The property is dominated by a man-made pond and wetlands and includes one building lot and abuts other open space owned by the Trust and the Town.  See more information here.

Tax Law Update.

A new federal law gives fairer tax benefit for voluntary conservation agreements.  Congress recently passed a law extending for two years, and improving, the tax benefits of protecting private land for many landowners (which had expired at the end of 2007). See more information here.