Land Trust summer program

East Granby - posted Jun, 26 2013

EAST GRANBY - As East Granby Land Trust celebrates 40 years of dedication to conserving the natural resources and unique features of East Granby, the following activities have been planned: Through July 31: Calendar contest - Submit your photos for the 2014 calendar. The theme of this year’s contest is Seasons of East Granby. Look through your pictures for ones that capture the essence of each season in East Granby. Photos will be on display in the library in Aug. for voting. Send pictures to Cathy Delasco at July 12 at 10 a.m.: Fairy house building at the library. Bring your child and any natural materials you would like to use to create a home for our fairy friends. Please sign up at the library, as space is limited. July 21 at 3 p.m.: Fairy house building at our property across from 19 Pond Lane. Bring your children, any natural materials to use and share, and your imagination to enjoy a woodland setting and build a tiny home. Please dress everyone in long pants and closed shoes. For more information, please contact Amanda at 860-413-3931. Aug, 17 – Bring your families for an outdoor evening starting with a meadow walk led by naturalist Ian Clark, followed by marshmallow roasting, then stargazing with Professor Kristen Larsen, Ph.D. At 9 p.m. Dr. Larsen will give a presentation about the stars and our solar system. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and a telescope or binoculars if you have them. The East Granby Land Trust is a private, non-governmental, non-profit organization incorporated in 1974 for the purpose of conserving the natural resources and unique features of East Granby. The Trust currently owns land parcels comprising over 264 acres that are open to the public for passive recreational activity including hiking, photography, and nature study. We depend solely on members and volunteers from the community for support. Please consider donating your time or becoming a member. Its mailing address is P. O. Box 39, East Granby, CT 06026.

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