Stewardship of our natural resources is essential if we wish to guarantee that present and future generations enjoy clean water, good air quality and open spaces. When you support organizations that protect the environment you address immediate need today while ensuring a greener tomorrow.

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Greater New Haven is home to beautiful parks, hiking trails, waterways, nature preserves, and beaches.

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Protecting Our Rivers ›


The recreational opportunities and biodiversity on and along the Greater New Haven rivers enhance the region's quality of life. Ensuring that their waters are clean is important for the health of the public and the environment.

Assessing Threats to Quinnipiac River ›


Quinnipiac River Fund grantees are monitoring a new generation of chemical pollution making its way into the River.

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The Community Foundation and its donors have a long legacy of protecting natural resources and wildlife as well as supporting scientific research and programs that educate and engage the public.

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Reducing Exposure to Toxic Pesticides

The Watershed Partnership's Dr. Jerry Silbert successfully worked to have legislation passed in CT.

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