Darien Land Trust Appoints Elizabeth Mathus New Executive Director

Originally published June 6, 2024

After an extensive search, the Darien Land Trust announced the appointment of Elizabeth Mathus as its new executive director.

A resident of Darien for nine years, Mathus brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to the land trust’s mission. Read more.

Darien Magazine

Originally published Spring 2024

In November 2023, David Genovese of The Corbin District generously donated 10 maple trees to the Darien Land Trust. These native trees were gifted to replace those removed during downtown construction.

Thanks to their generosity, Brendan’s Meadow and Mather Meadows are now adorned with these stunning additions, enriching the beauty of our community for generations to come. Read more.

New Canaan Darien + Rowayton

Originally published December 2023

Many thanks to Moffly Media for capturing the beauty of Farm to Table.  We are sincerely grateful to our guests and sponsors for making the celebration a success. Read more.

Gifting by Giving

Originally published December 2023

Looking for a great gift idea? Look no further than right here in Darien. Read more.

In honor of Earth Day, April issue focuses on the environment

Originally published April 2023

This month’s publication highlighted Kim and Richard Alexander’s donation of 1.24 acres to the Darien Land Trust and honored Chris Filmer, DLT Trustee Emeritus for his commitment to conservation. Read more.

After moving from South Africa, this Darien man spent decades working to preserve land in CT

Originally published November 25, 2022

After decades of creating and protecting Darien’s natural landscape, former Darien Land Trust president and retiring trustee Chris Filmer gets his own “I Spy Corner” in land he helped preserve. Read more

Family Donates Land, Leaves a Legacy

Originally published April 2022

DURING THE LAST WEEK OF DECEMBER 2021, the McPherson family transferred property to the Darien Land Trust and Mather Homestead Foundation, a donation of land that completes the family’s vision to preserve their home, Mather Homestead, a National Historic Landmark at 19 Stephen Mather Rd., and more than 16 acres of meadows and woods that surround it on both sides of Stephen Mather and Brookside roads. Read more

The Darien Land Trust: Saving Space in Darien

Originally published April 2022

The people of the Darien Land Trust (DLT)—the members, volunteers, trustees and donors— work hard to safeguard our remaining open tracts, as they take their turn at a wheel bequeathed to them by the visionary Darienites who started this worthy effort 65 years ago. Read more