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A Great Start to Supply Ponds Alewife Run

Alewives are an important food source for ospreys when sitting on eggs.

The 2014 alewife run in the Queach Brook and Branford River is off to a great start! We have seen lots of fish at the fishway entrance even in the daytime and a good 490 fish, almost 90% of last year’s entire run, have been counted going into the Supply Ponds as of April 15. […]

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New Spring Lecture on April 23

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Join the Branford Land Trust for its final Winter/Spring Lecture, “How to Use the Sweet Spots of the Earth, the Sea and Sky to Your Best Advantage” with author Mary O’Connor, to be held on Wednesday, April 23 at 7:00 PM at the Blackstone Memorial Library, 58 Main St., Branford, CT. The event is free […]

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Supply Pond Fishway Update – April 2014

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After two disappointing years for the river herring run up Queach Brook from the Branford River into the Supply Ponds, early signs suggest that 2014 could be another banner year. On April 2, two days after five inches of rain sent a surge of water down Pisgah Brook into the Supply Ponds, visiting DEEP fisheries […]

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BRANFORD CLEAN-UP DAY Saturday, April 5

On April 5, join us for the annual Branford Clean-Up Day (rain date April 12). Volunteers will pick up litter and possibly larger debris from along the Branford River and the town’s roadways. Check in at the Green starting at 9:00 to choose the area you want to work or to be directed to locations […]

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Spring Events with the Branford Land Trust’s Nature Explorer Program

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The Branford Land Trust presents two popular spring programs, a WILDFLOWER WALK on the Van Wie Preserve on April 26, and two BIRD WALKS on May 10 and May 11. These Nature Explorer Events are free and open to the public. On Saturday, April 26, Sam Saulys, an avid and expert botanist, will lead a […]

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CALENDAR

  • April 19, 2014
    WORK PARTY: Jarvis Creek Preserve
  • April 23, 2014
    LECTURE SERIES: How to Use the Sweet Spots of the Earth, the Sea and Sky to Your Best Advantage
  • April 26, 2014
    NATURE EXPLORER PROGRAM: Wildflower Walk
  • May 10, 2014
    NATURE EXPLORER PROGRAM: Spring Bird Walk
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