River volunteers needed
Vernon - posted Oct, 05 2012
Volunteers are needed to take part in an ongoing biological assessment of the Hockanum and Tankerhoosen Rivers on Oct. 13. No experience is necessary. Volunteers will meet at 8:45 a.m. at the Tolland Agricultural Center, 24 Hyde Ave., Vernon for a training workshop. Teams will then complete the assessment at selected river sites during the remainder of the morning. Collections should be completed by 2 p.m. and refreshments will be provided. Volunteers should wear shoes that are appropriate for hiking. Waders will be provided for work in the water. To participate, contact Ann Letendre of the Friends of the Hockanum River Linear Park at 860-875-4623, or Joanna Winkler of the North Central Conservation District ar 860-875-3881.