GMCT 50th Anniversary LogoGreat Meadows
Conservation Trust, Inc.
Celebrating Fifty Years
• 1968 – 201

Read the August 2018
Meadow View


Saturday, September 29, 7:45am - noon —
Source to the Sea Cleanup 2018!
Bob Ludwig with a boat load of trash from the dark side of the Wethersfield Cove
At the Wethersfield Cove with the Connecticut River Conservancy, MDC, families, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, High School Enviro-Club Kids.
RSVP to Jim Woodworth –
Or Use the Online Sign-up and Release Form:
Click here to register on-line

  • Meet at the Wethersfield Cove boat launch
    (533 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT)
  • Wear long pants, boots…potential for mud, weather!
  • CRC, MDC will supply gloves, tools, trash bags, snacks, water
  • Questions? Contact Jim Woodworth 860-808-9968

Painted turtles catching rays on log in Wood Parcel pond
Painted turtles catching rays on a log in Wood Parcel pond

Read the May 2018 Meadow View - More 50th Events!

Earth Day Work Session At The Wood And Frechette Parcels
Watch the Fox 61 report!
Earth Day cleanu

Read the March 2018 Meadow View - 2017 Annual Report

Read the Winter 2018 Meadow View
– Preview the 50th

Bike map—Weth. Cove thru Great Meadows
across Ferry to Killam&Bassette Farmstead
Wood Parcel Flyer with map
Take your kids for a nature hike in Wood Parcel
Nature never ceases to surprise at the Wood Parcel

March 2017 Meadow View (2016 Annual Report)

Secure Donation Option via PayPal


A Great Blue Heron perches on driftwood
on the Folly Brook delta in the Wethersfield Cove.

Great Blue heron in the Wethersfield Cove

Last Spring,a brood of wood ducklings splashed into the bushes while female sqawked and crossed the temporary bridge to distract attention

Family of woodducks in Woodparcel
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The Great Meadows Conservation Trust, Inc. 

The Great Meadows Conservation Trust was incorporated in 1968 by concerned citizens of Wethersfield, Rocky Hill and Glastonbury as a non-profit tax exempt land trust to protect and preserve the Great Meadows. We wish to save the floodplain's vital agricultural, scenic, archeological and wetland resources, and are committed to working with like-minded groups and landowners.

We are organized to acquire land and negotiate conservation easements. We interact with state and local governments about decisions affecting the meadows, believing that the intrinsic value of the land must be high on the public agenda. Read our Mission Statement


A lone heron warms in the afternoon sun south side of Crow Point




Great Meadows Conservation Trust, Inc.
P.O. Box 171
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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