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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.

Darien Land Trust would like to thank our members for their support. Please visit our “Get Involved” page to find out how you can help!


"To sit in the shade on a fine day
and look upon verdure is the most
perfect refreshment"

˜ Jane Austen

  • Upcoming DLT Events

    Please keep in mind the DLT Spring Clean-Up Day is approaching on April 26th.  All are welcome to help! The Darien Land Trust has also planned special birding events in May, including a birding movie at the Darien Library on May 1st and a bird walk led by expert Chris Bosak on ...
  • St. Patrick's Day Event

    St. Patrick's Day EventThe Darien Land Trust recently celebrated St. Patrick's Day with its annual "Keep The Green In Darien" cocktail party and fundraiser. It was a great success as supporters turned out to enjoy Irish fare, music and "green" raffle prizes for a good cause. The event was sponsored by Nielsen's Florist ...
  • Film Screening and Discussion with professor Stephen R. Kellert

    Film Screening and Discussion with professor Stephen R. KellertIn January 2014, the Darien Land Trust enjoyed sponsoring the movie "Mother Nature's Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age".  This film explores nature’s powerful role in children’s health and development through the experience of toddlers, children in middle childhood and adolescents. The film marks a moment in time when ...