Editor's note: This was written to the volunteers at the Ridgefield Thrift Shop.
The members of the Ridgefield Conservation Commission thank you for your generous contribution of $8,000 for our work in the acquisition and maintenance of open space. Ridgefield has about 5,800 acres of open space with about 55 miles of trails. About half of this acreage is under the jurisdiction of the Conservation Commission. Because the Town of Ridgefield provides only limited support for our day-to-day operations, and no financial provision for the acquisition of new open space, your gift is greatly appreciated. Your donation will be used to support several ongoing conservation projects in town.