The Mission of the Darien Land Trust is to preserve and protect open space in Darien. Preservation of open space benefits our community by adding to quality of life values for the residents of our town, preserving precious natural habitats and the rural character of Darien for future generations.
The Darien Land Trust manages several meadows and fields throughout Darien, including Mather Meadows, Waterbury Field, Olson Woods, Brendan's Meadow and Goodwives Meadow. Visit one of these spaces and typically you'll find it buzzing with life, exactly what we like to see (photo credit: Chris Bosak).
In June 2014, DLT hosted a "celebration day" in Dunlap/ Selleck's Woods that engaged people of all ages in education activities that celebrate the beauty of our woods and parklands. On hand were musicians, artists, refreshments and exhibits for topics including birds, butterflies, amphibians, trees, invasive plants and local environmental ...
DLT planned multiple special birding events in May 2014, including co-sponsoring with Greenwich Audobon the film "Birders: The Cental Park Effect" at the Darien Library. Over four years, director and birder Jeffrey Kimball used many tricks to capture 117 birds, each of which gets its own credit. Equal stars in ...