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3/25/2014 - *Canton Land Trust Dinner and Silent Auction March 25

 “Explore Hidden Connecticut” with Hartford Courant Writer Peter Marteka at Canton Land Trust Dinner and Silent Auction

The Canton Land Conservation Trust invites the public to its Tues. March 25 Annual Dinner and Silent Auction, featuring a talk on “Exploring Hidden Connecticut” by outdoorsman Peter Marteka, author of The Hartford Courant's “Nature” and “Way To Go” columns.

The evening will begin at La Trattoria with a 6 p.m. silent auction and cash bar, followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and Mr. Marteka’s talk at 8 p.m. The cost is $40 for members, $45 for non-members and $20 for the talk only.

Mr.Marteka is a native nutmegger, born and raised in Portland, CT. A graduate of Muhlenberg College, he began his career at the Courant in January 1996 after five years at The Middletown Press. During his career he has been a writer, photographer and videographer. 

See for details and an RSVP form (requested by March 11).

The Canton Land Conservation Trust is a non-profit conservation organization formed in 1972 to acquire, preserve and protect land of scenic, natural or historic value within the Town of Canton; to maintain this land and its plant and animal life using the best conservation, wildlife habitat and forestry practices available; and to promote public awareness, understanding and enjoyment of the land.