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Thursday, December 2, 6PM. Norwalk Flood Damage Recovery Seminar on ZoomRegister Here. Join us, the Norwalk Library, and officials from the city for a discussion geared toward homeowners who have been affected by flooding in recent storms.

Norwalk’s Michele DeLuca, Alexis Cherichetti and Anthony Carr will join us to discuss various aspects of response to recent flooding events. Michele DeLuca will address possible FEMA and SBA grants available to homeowners and business owners for uninsured losses.  Alexis Cherichetti will describe permitting processes required to repair weather related damage to properties located within flood plains and flood ways.  Anthony Carr will share results of engineering studies done in different parts of the city to address storm water mitigation and what possible public works projects are underway to help address these issues.  This seminar will be recorded and maintained on the city website for those of you who cannot join us live. 

South Norwalk on October 9, 2021.  Photo courtesy of NBC Universal Media.

Wednesdays & Saturdays 9:30-11:30AM. Restoring the Gardens & Riverbank at Oyster Shell Park. Volunteers Needed for safe, outdoor, socially distanced, masked habitat restoration work for birds and pollinators! Join us along the Pollinator Pathway and the Norwalk River Valley Trail in Norwalk to help restore the riverbank and the gardens at Oyster Shell Park. Learn how to identify invasive plants and also the beautiful natives that support our native pollinators. Bring gloves, clippers, and a spade or shovel if possible. Meet at the playground on North Water Street near the intersection with Anne Street, between the Aquarium and the new mall. Make sure to register so we can notify you in case of cancellations. To register email Nancy at theperennialgardener@gmail.com.

This project is made possible in part by a grant to The Nature Conservancy’s Community Resilience Building Program.
Volunteers Needed for Masked, Socially Distanced, Outdoor Project
The Ridgefield Pollinator Pathway is working on a 3-year meadow restoration project at town-owned McKeon Farm. Contact us at info@pollinator-pathway.org to join!
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.