Naromi Land Trust
Friday, September 25, 2020
Forever. Sherman.
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Naromi's History

Naromi Land Trust was created in 1968 with a mission to protect open spaces, farmlands, ridges and scenic vistas that define the rural character of Sherman. It is a nonprofit volunteer organization with broad community support that continues to grow.
Naromi Land Trust derived its name from the Naromiyocknowhusunkatankshunk (pronounced Naromi yock now husunk atank shunk) Brook, an aboriginal word which means "water flowing from the hills."  The brook of the same name runs through Sherman along Church Road and under Route 39 North.
In the five decades that Naromi has been preserving Sherman’s natural resources, we have permanently protected about 1,638 acres, equal to 12% of Sherman.   Utilizing fee ownership, conservation easements and agricultural easements, Naromi has been one of the pioneers of conservation development in Connecticut. Naromi’s properties feature a network of trails, totaling approximately 15 miles.