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Lisa Bassani is the new project director of the Working Lands Alliance (WLA) and directors all aspects of WLA's efforts to protect Connecticut's productive farmland.

Bassani has extensive experience in land conservation, having held positions at The Trust for Public Land, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and the National Park Service. "Dough for Dough: A Pizzapalooza" is a WLA benefit on Thursday, May 16 that will feature the Big Green Truck Pizza and bluegrass music by Five in the Chamber, 5:30 pm to 7:30 p.m. at Common Ground, 358 Springside Ave., New Haven, Conn. Tickets are $25; $10 for those ages 5 to 12; younger than 5, free.