Author Patrick Lynch Headlines BLT January Lecture

Learn about the Natural History of Long Island Sound and Its Coastlines

Learn about the “Natural History of Long Island Sound and its Coastlines” with Patrick Lynch, illustrator, photographer, and author of A Field Guide to Long Island Sound. Patrick headlines the first Branford Land Trust lecture in its Winter/Spring series on Tuesday, January 30, 7:00pm, in the Totoket Room of the Canoe Brook Senior Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Brimming with maps, photographs, and drawings created by the author, Patrick’s presentation introduces the full breadth of the Sound’s environs from shorelines to deepest waters. Whether you are interested in the area’s geology and meteorology, its history of human intervention, or its best and most accessible parks, nature reserves, and bird sanctuaries, you are sure to enjoy this lecture. Come learn about the diverse collection of unique marine, estuarine, and terrestrial ecosystems in one of the most densely populated regions of the United States. The Sound and its coastlines are home not only to myriad of plants and animals – from shorebirds to turtles, whales, seals, and fish—but also to more than twenty million people.

This year’s Winter/Spring Lecture Series will be held in the Totoket Room at the Canoe Brook Senior Center, 11 Cherry Hill Road. Save the dates, and Watch for details on our website, Facebook page: January 30, February 27, March 27, and April 24.

The Branford Land Trust is a non-profit organization, celebrating 50 years of protecting Branford’s open space and natural resources. For more information, visit



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