Save Oswegatchie Hills Coalition

You can help save the Oswegatchie Hills!

We welcome organizations and individuals to show your support for preserving the remaining unprotected 236 acres of the Oswegatchie Hills from ill-conceived development.

Over 20 local, regional, and state-wide organizations have joined the Save Oswegatchie Hills Coalition and hundreds of individual supporters have signed the petition. Our goal is to see the remaining 236 acres of this undeveloped coastal forest conserved—and there’s a viable path to doing so, by acquiring the land and adding it to the adjoining Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve. This will achieve an almost-700-acre contiguous forest preserved as natural habitat for birds, wildlife, and aquatic species. Learn more about the Oswegatchie Hills and the fight to protect them.

If you believe the best use of this vulnerable coastal forest is preservation, not development, please join us.

Sign to Save the Hills

View and print the factsheet here.

Questions? Email Coalition Coordinator Suzanne Thompson at

Save Oswegatchie Hills Coalition Members

Founding Members

Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound

Friends of Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve

Save the River-Save the Hills

Statewide Organizations

Connecticut Forest and Park Association

Connecticut Land Conservation Council

CT Chapter of the Sierra Club

Rivers Alliance of Connecticut

Organizations in the Niantic River Watershed

Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

Pollinator Pathway East Lyme

East Lyme Land Trust

East Lyme Harbor Management/Shellfish Commission

East Lyme Historical Properties

East Lyme Historical Society

Brookside Farm Museum

Samuel Smith Farmstead

Waterford Historic Properties Commission

Waterford Land Trust

Our Neighbors

CT Citizens Against Overdevelopment

Eightmile River Wild & Scenic Committee

Groton Open Space Association

Hamden Land Conservation Trust

Middlesex Land Trust

Old Lyme Land Trust

Old Saybrook Land Trust

Tributary Mill Conservancy

Lyme Land Conservation Trust

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Potapaug Audubon Society

Friends of Pachaug Forest

Plus hundreds of individual supporters.

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Join the fight! Memberships start at just $25 – support that’s badly needed now for a healthy, sustainable environment over the long term.

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Take part

Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 12 p.m.
Lunch ‘n’ Learn with Conservation Biologist Louise Harrison. Save the Sound members are invited to join our upcoming webinar on Plum Island. Register today.

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