[CT Birds] w/ apologies for duplicate - Invitation to Ribbon Cutting for Shoreline Greenway Walkway - Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison

Breslin, Sandy sbreslin at audubon.org
Wed Aug 7 16:56:52 EDT 2013

Here is the invitation:

Hammonasset Beach State Park & the Shoreline Greenway Trail invite you to celebrate the opening of the "walkway across the marsh," a key link in the Hammonasset Section of Shoreline Greenway Trail Thursday August 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the entrance to the walkway beside the Park entrance road. Special guest Dan Esty, Commissioner Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).

Following a brief program, guests are invited to walk across the walkway and explore the Shoreline Greenway Trail in the Park or join the continuation of the State Park Centennial Sojourn* with a 21-mile bicycle ride to Farm River State Park in East Haven.

In case of rain, festivities will be held in a Park pavilion. Attendants will direct you to parking or to the pavilion if necessary. Casual dress as for hiking or biking is appropriate. Binoculars and scopes are MANDATORY!

RSVP to Cyndy Chanaca at cyndy.chanaca at ct.gov

*To celebrate the centennial of Connecticut State Parks, CT DEEP is planning a Centennial SoJourn (Summer Outdoor Journey), a 10-day trek across Connecticut by bike, kayak, train, and on foot.  A core group of 20 people will make the journey from start to finish traveling about 20 miles each day. Everyone is invited to join the journey along the way and celebrate 100 years of Connecticut State Parks! For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/DEEP

All the best,

- Sandy

Director of Governmental Affairs
Audubon Connecticut
185 East Flat Hill Road
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 804-0488 cell (Best)
(203) 264-5098 x306
(203) 264-6332 fax

Audubon Connecticut, the state organization of the National Audubon Society, works to protect birds, other wildlife and their habitats using education, science and conservation, and legislative advocacy for the benefit of people and the earth's biological diversity. Through our network of nature education centers, protected wildlife sanctuaries and local, volunteer chapters, we seek to connect people with nature and inspire the next generation of conservationists.

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