[CT Birds] Milford Point Saltmarsh Canoe Tours begin June 4 & 5

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Wed May 25 17:14:36 EDT 2011

Canoe Tours through the Charles E. Wheeler Salt Marsh at Milford Point begin on June 4 & 5th. This is a great opportunity to get access to the remote recesses of the marsh where illusive species such as, Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, Marsh Wren, and Saltmarsh Sparrow breed. Every season is different. Now is good for shorebirds, herons, and egrets. Come join the fun; no experience is necessary. 
Saturday, June 4 at 12:15 p.m.- 2:45 p.m.
Sunday, June 5 at 1:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 18 at 12:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Saturday, July 2 at 11:15 a.m. –1:45 p.m*.
Saturday, July 16 at 11:15 a.m. –1:45 p.m*.
Saturday, July 23 at 4:15 p.m.–6:45 p.m. (evening canoe)
Saturday, July 30 at 10:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

Join us on a guided canoe tour of the Charles Wheeler Salt Marsh. Steeped in local history, the Marsh offers an abundance of birds and other wildlife, beautiful vistas and a chance to paddle and relax. Bring water and wear shoes that can get wet. Contact the Coastal Center for more information. Trip routes are subject to change due to weather. Wind may cause trips to be canceled, even on sunny days; please call 1-1.5 hours in advance for trip status. Advance registration required. Sign-up early for these popular tours! Inquire about tour dates in October. (* Bring a lunch on these days)

Coastal Center Canoes
CAS Members $25/person, $65/canoe (3 people)
Non-members $35/person, $95/canoe (3 people )
Private Canoe/Kayak
$19 CAS Members, $29 Non-members

Contact Louise at 203-878-7440 x 502 to register.  For a more dates see our webpage at www.ctaudubon.org and look under the Coastal Center events. 

Frank Gallo, Director
Connecticut Audubon Society
Coastal Center at Milford Point
Life is short. Bird often.

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