[CT Birds] Fwd: Hammonasset West End
birdinggeek at gmail.com
Sat May 9 18:32:25 EDT 2015
I am going to need to get serious about birding at Plum Island and Salisbury Beach in MA.
Is the State TRYING to ruin coastal birding in CT?
> On May 9, 2015, at 5:33 PM, Kathy Van Der Aue via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> See below for what is on their website. As far as I know, they plan a new
> nature center and a rebuild of the bath houses that were damaged by
> Hurricane Sandy. COA representatives met with them 1.5 years ago to ask
> about the environmental disturbance, especially the grassy parking areas
> and received assurances that they would not be paved. We hope to have
> another meeting with them soon on a number of issues.
> "Construction during 2015 Season: Throughout the 2015 camping season there
> will be major construction activity in the West Beach area of Hammonasset
> Beach State Park which may result in audible disturbances. We are working
> with the contractors to minimize such disturbance, but cannot guarantee
> that campers will not hear noise coming from the West Beach Area."
> Kathy Van Der Aue
> Southport, Connecticut
> Visit my Blog at http://naturaliststable.wordpress.com
> On Sat, May 9, 2015 at 2:39 PM, Dan Rottino via CTBirds <
> ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
>> Does anyone know what is going on at Hammonasset? The entire west end
>> past the Swan Pond is blocked off with a huge chain link fence - State sign
>> says "west end improvements." This includes half the grassy field between
>> the west end paved parking lot and the dirt parking lot across from the
>> swan pond. I hope the grassy areas are not about to be paved over. Sorry
>> if I missed something but it is a complete surprise to me. Any info would
>> be appreciated.
>> Dan Rottino
>> East Haddam, CT
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