Natchaug River Property

This property boasts 1,175 feet of frontage on the Natchaug River’s west bank, a shrubby shoreline with rocky outcrops. Inland, a young forest grows with an understory of mountain laurel and blueberry. The Natchaug River Property serves not only as a scenic open space in a subdivision, but also has a link in a potential… Read more »

Two Sisters Tract

The Two Sisters work crew pauses for a minute. The Two Sisters Tract was generously donated to the Trust by the original ‘two sisters’. Elaine Mrosek and Josephine Krikorian, in the year 2001. The preserve consists of two parcels, oneĀ 8-acre parcel and one 32 acre, split by the Air Line State Park Trail (an old… Read more »

Bernard Church Woods

This attractive parcel was the gift of Mildred W. Church, the widow of Bernard Church, and of her two daughters and her son. Bernard Church was Town Clerk of Chaplin for 52 years. This preserve offers four distinct habitats for wildlife. In addition to the young oak-hickory forest that covers much of it, there are… Read more »

Hubbard Sanctuary & Agnes’ Pasture

Hubbard Sanctuary & Agnes’ Pasture Joshua’s Trust preserves in Chaplin, CT Hubbard Sanctuary was donated to Joshua’s Trust by Mollie Hubbard in 1985. Her parents bought the property in the 1930’s and operated a farm there for many years. Mollie was a member of the Natchaug Ornithological Society and worked at the University of Connecticut… Read more »