Your Voice.
Your Public Lands.

Learn why you need to vote YES on November 6th.

What is your favorite state park or beach to visit?

Is it swimming or strolling the beach at Hammonasset?

Is it bird watching at Sherwood Island?

Is it hiking through Algonquin State Forest? Or fishing in Beaver Brook State Park?

Connecticut’s public lands have been a part of your family’s memories for generations.

Your beaches, parks, forests and landmarks shouldn’t be sold, swapped or given away without your voice being heard.

On November 6th, your YES vote will protect your public lands.

Without this added protection, the Connecticut legislature is free to continue giving away your public lands without the public’s input.

These backroom deals have to be stopped, and voting YES on November 6th will add the protections your public lands need and deserve.

Your YES vote will require the Connecticut legislature to hold a public hearing and gain a 2/3rds majority vote before any valuable state-owned park, forest, wildlife management area, or farmland is sold, swapped, or given away.

This means greater transparency for the public and added protections to ensure the beaches, forests and landmarks that define Connecticut remain a part of our public lands for generations to come.

Connecticut can’t afford to give away public lands without public input.

Protect Your Public Lands.
Vote YES on Tuesday, November 6th.

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Endorsements

  • Appalachian Mountain Club
  • ARTFARM
  • Avalonia Land Conservancy
  • Aspetuck Land Trust
  • Audubon CT
  • Backcountry Hunters & Anglers
  • Berkshire-Litchfield Environmental Council (BLEC)
  • Bethany Land Trust
  • Bethel Land Trust
  • Branford Land Trust
  • Candlewood Valley Regional Land Trust
  • Caretakers of Soapstone Mountain
  • Cheshire Horse Council
  • Chester Conservation Commission
  • Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE)
  • Clean Water Action - CT
  • Clinton Land Conservation Trust
  • Colchester Land Trust
  • Colebrook Land Conservancy
  • Connecticut Association of Conservation and Inland Wetlands Commissions (CACIWC)
  • Connecticut Association of Wetland Scientists (CAWS)
  • Connecticut Audubon Society
  • Connecticut Botanical Society
  • Connecticut College Arboretum
  • Connecticut Farmland Trust (CFT)
  • Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA)
  • Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save The Sound (CFE/STS)
  • Connecticut Horse Council
  • Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC)
  • Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV)
  • Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA)
  • Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District
  • Connecticut River Gateway Commission
  • Connecticut River Watershed Council
  • Connecticut Trail Rides Association
  • Connecticut Valley Driving Club
  • Dark Entry Forest, Incorporated
  • East Granby Land Trust
  • Eightmile River Wild and Scenic Coordinating Committee (ERWSCC)
  • Environment Connecticut
  • Essex Land Trust
  • Farmington River Watershed Association (FRWA)
  • Friends and Neighbors of Putnam Memorial State Park
  • Friends of American Legion and Peoples State Forests (FALPS)
  • Friends of CT State Parks (FCSP)
  • Friends of Dinosaur Park and Arboretum
  • Friends of Fort Griswold Battlefield Foundation
  • Friends of Fort Trumbull State Park
  • Friends of Gillette Castle State Park
  • Friends of Goodwin Forest
  • Friends of Hammonasset Beach State Park
  • Friends of Harkness Memorial State Park
  • Friends of Heublein Tower
  • Friends of Machimoodus and Sunrise State Parks
  • Friends of Mansfield Hollow
  • Friends of Sherwood Island State Park
  • Friends of Shetucket River Valley
  • Friends of Sessions Woods WMA
  • Friends of the Hockanum River Linear Park of Vernon, Inc.
  • Goshen Land Trust
  • Granby Horse Council
  • Granby Land Trust
  • Great Mountain Forest
  • Greenwich Conservation Commission
  • Greenwich Tree Conservancy
  • Groton Conservation Advocates
  • Groton Open Space Association
  • Guilford Land Conservation Trust
  • Haddam Land Trust
  • Hamden Land Conservation Trust
  • Housatonic Environmental Action League, Incorporated (HEAL)
  • Housatonic River Initiative, Incorporated (HRI)
  • Housatonic Riverkeeper MA/CT
  • Housatonic Valley Association (HVA)
  • Ives Trail & Regional Greenway Association, Inc.
  • Jonah Center for Earth and Art
  • Joshua’s Trust
  • Keep the Woods
  • Kent Land Trust
  • Land for Good
  • Land Trust of West Haven, Inc.
  • Litchfield Hills Audubon Society
  • Litchfield Hills Driving Club
  • Litchfield Hills Greenprint Collaborative
  • Litchfield Land Trust
  • Lyme Land Conservation Trust
  • Mattabeseck Audubon Society
  • Meshomasic Hiking Club
  • Middlebury Bridle Land Association
  • Middlebury Land Trust, Inc.
  • Middlesex Land Trust
  • National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
  • New England Arabian Trails Organization (NEATO)
  • New England Mountain Biking Association (NEMBA)
  • New England Mountain Biking Association (NEMBA), Central CT Chapter
  • New England Mountain Biking Association(NEMBA), NW CT Chapter
  • New England Mountain Biking Association(NEMBA), SE CT Chapter
  • New Hartford Land Trust (NHLT)
  • New Haven Land Trust
  • North Branford Land Conservation Trust
  • Northern Connecticut Land Trust
  • North Stonington Citizens Land Alliance, Inc.
  • Norwalk Land Trust
  • Old Lyme Land Trust
  • Old Saybrook Land Trust
  • Outdoor Industry Association
  • Oxford Land Trust
  • Park River Watershed Inc.
  • Prospect Land Trust
  • Reach Your Summit
  • Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
  • Redding Conservation Commission
  • Ridgefield Conservation Commission
  • Rivers Alliance of CT
  • Roxbury Land Trust
  • Salem Land Trust
  • Salisbury Association Land Trust (SALT)
  • Save Our Water CT
  • Sierra Club – CT Chapter
  • Simsbury Conservation Commission
  • Simsbury Land Trust
  • Sleeping Giant Park Association
  • South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority
  • Southbury Land Trust
  • Steep Rock Association
  • Stonington Land Trust
  • The Nature Conservancy – CT Chapter
  • Trout Unlimited – CT Chapter
  • Trumbull Conservation Commission
  • Trust for Public Land (TPL)
  • Wallingford Conservation Commission
  • Wallingford Land Trust
  • Warren Land Trust
  • Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust, Inc.
  • West Rock Ridge Park Association
  • Willington Conservation Commission
  • Wintonbury Land Trust
  • Wolcott Land Conservation Trust
  • Working Lands Alliance (WLA)
  • Wyndham Land Trust