Events

Norwalk River Watershed Association

Sunday, July 30, 1-2PM. Guided Walk in Bradley Park with the Wilton Conservation Commission.  Commissioner Colleen O’Brien will lead the walk, and afterwards there will be refreshments and time to ask questions, chat with neighbors and Conservation Commissioners in attendance.  All are welcome, including dogs on leash.  Long pants tucked into socks, and long-sleeved shirts are recommended clothing for walking in the Connecticut woods. To reach Bradley Park from Wilton Center​,​  go south on Route 7 for 1.1 miles to Wolfpit Road​.  Take Wolfpit​ for 0.6 miles to Oak Ledge Lane.  ​The park entrance is at the end of Oak Ledge Lane on the west side. ​Please pre-register at  conservationevent@wiltonct.org to be contacted should weather require rescheduling.​

 

                           

Saturday, August 12, 10AM. Meadow Butterfly Walk Along the Pollinator Pathway. Victor DeMasi, lepidopterist, research affiliate for Yale’ s Peabody Museum and NRWA Advisory Board member, will lead a walk through Keeler’s Ridge meadow introducing area butterflies and moths and discussing their food and habitats. DeMasi has been studying butterflies and moths along the Norwalk River since 1977 and will show his remarkable collection. Afterwards, join us for refreshments at the Wilton Fire Station adjacent to Keeler’s Ridge meadow and learn more about the Wilton Pollinator Pathway project organized by NRWA, Woodcock Nature Center, Wilton Conservation Land Trust and the Wilton Garden Club. Long pants tucked into socks and long-sleeved shirts are recommended. Rain date, Sunday, August 13. Please register so we can contact you should weather require rescheduling.

NRWA programs highlight the importance and features of the river and its watershed and ways people collectively and individually can improve the region. Programs are free, unless specified, but space may be limited; reservations are suggested. Call the leader listed or NRWA toll free at 877-NRWA-INFO (877-679-2463) for information, directions, and reservations. Hikers should always wear hiking shoes and bring water.