Over 80 Volunteers Celebrate National Estuaries Day With Beach Cleanup at Sandy Point

November 11th , 2011 → 4:12 pm @

On September 24, 2011, The Land Trust of West Haven coordinated a beach cleanup at Sandy Point with Save The Sound, a program of The Connecticut Fund for the Environment. In addition to being part of the Ocean Conservancy’s “International Coastal Cleanup” (http://www.oceanconservancy.org/our-work/marine-debris/international-coastal-cleanup-11.html) , this year’s Sandy Point cleanup was Save The Sound’s feature cleanup [...]

Category : Autumn / Community Outreach / Nature In Motion / News / Seasons

About Mute Swans

June 23rd , 2011 → 10:51 pm @

“…known to kill geese, ducks, and other wetland bird species, and also to cause nest abandonment by Least Terns and Black Skimmers, both threatened species that are native to Long Island Sound, and which can still be found, in smaller and smaller numbers, on West Haven’s Sandy Point.” The beautiful Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) that [...]

Category : Autumn / Community Outreach / Nature In Motion / Science/Education / Spring / Summer / Wildlife / Winter

Cove River Historical Site in Fall

November 6th , 2010 → 1:00 am @

The 15.28 acres of the Jesudowich farm was purchased by the City of West Haven in 2003 for Open Space. At that time, it was noted that Native American artifacts had been found and over two hundred of them are now a part of  the collection at the  Yale Peabody Museum. Many of the artifacts [...]

Category : Autumn / Community Outreach / Protected Lands / Science/Education

Autumn

April 23rd , 2010 → 2:25 pm @

The season between summer and winter comprising in the northern hemisphere usually the months of September, October, and November or as reckoned astronomically extending from the September equinox to the December solstice —called also fall -source http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autumn

Category : Autumn