[CT Birds] Free Willy 3, help remove invasives from Hammonasset's Willard's Island

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Mon Jan 4 21:45:34 EST 2010

And Sherwood Island State Park?

----- Original Message -----
From: "COMINS, Patrick" 
Date: Monday, January 4, 2010 8:23 pm
Subject: [CT Birds] Free Willy 3, help remove invasives from Hammonasset's Willard's Island
To: "ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org" 

> The Menunkatuck Audubon Society is seeking volunteers to help 
> remove invasive plants from Hammonasset's Willard's Island.
> Date: Sunday, January 10, 2010
> Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
> Location: Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison, CT
> DescriptionWillards Island (“Willy”), at Hammonasset State Park, 
> is being taken over by invasive plants! Oriental bittersweet is 
> crowding out the native trees and reducing valuable food sources 
> for birds and other wildlife. • • • Please join the Menunkatuck 
> Audubon Society and the Friends of Hammonasset to “Free Willy” 
> of this invasive plant BYO: Loppers or Pruning Saws Meet at 
> Willard's Island trail entrance, located at the far left end of 
> Nature Center parking lot Hot drinks, chili, chowder, etc. will 
> be available at the Meigs' Point Nature Center for all 
> volunteers at noon. ***** Hunger does not end when the holidays 
> are over. We ask all volunteers to please consider bringing 
> non‐perishable food items that will be collected and distributed 
> by local food pantries to assist families in our community. *****
> Thanks!
> Patrick
> Patrick M. Comins
> Director of Bird Conservation
> Audubon Connecticut
> pcomins at audubon.org
> http://iba.audubon.org/iba/viewState.do?state=US-CT
> Audubon Center at Bent of the River
> 185 East Flat Hill Road
> Southbury, CT 06488
> Phone: (203)264-5098 x305
> or 203-267-6732 x305
> Fax: (203)264-6332
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