“Promoting Community Resiliency to Coastal Hazards in Connecticut” with speaker Dr. Adam Whelchel at the Guilford Free Library, February 18, 7 pm, has been postponed due to weather. The program will be rescheduled at a later date.
ALL LECTURES TAKE PLACE AT THE GUILFORD FREE LIBRARY AT 7 PM
Dr. Adam Whelchel, Director of Science for the Nature Conservancy and instrumental in originating the Coastal Resilience Program, will present a talk entitled “Promoting Community Resiliency to Coastal Hazards in Connecticut.” What’s in store for the future and what can be done to prevent further disasters in this area due to climate change and sea level rise?
ALL LECTURES TAKE PLACE AT THE GUILFORD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY AT 7:00 P.M.
Wednesday, January 22 – Environmental History of Long Island Sound
Tom Andersen, author of “This Fine Piece of Water: An Environmental History of Long Island Sound,” will trace the Sound’s history from 1600 until the present day, and explain how the decisions we’ve made about how to use the Sound and the land in its watershed have led to the severe ecological problems facing the Sound now. Tom is the director of communications for the Connecticut Audubon Society and the New York program and communications coordinator for Save the Sound.
Tuesday, February 18 – Promoting Community Resiliency to Coastal Hazards in Connecticut
Tuesday, March 18 – The Breathing of the Bays: a journey into green water
Tuesday, April 15 – The Steamboats of Long Island Sound
THIS YEARS THEME; HIGHLIGHT SOMETHING UNIQUE YOU NOTED ON FAULKNER’S ISLAND
Open to all amateur shutter bugs, with prizes to be awarded in 2 separate categories, one for adults and another for children. Submissions for the Children’s category, includes all age 16 and under, as of the day of the event. All participants 17 and older will be judged in the adult category. Pictures could be submitted in digital, or hard copy format, although digital is the preferred format. Pictures must be taken on the two days of the event, September 7th & 8th. Only one picture per person can be submitted. All pictures must be received within 2 weeks from the last date of the Open House, and submitted by midnight Sunday 9/22/13.
Emailed to: email@example.com or mailed to: The Faulkner’s Light Brigade, P.O. Box 444, Guilford, CT 06437 (email is preferred)
The judging will be done by members of the FLB board, and other professionals that we choose to assist in this process. All decisions are final. Prizes for first, second and third place together with honorable mention, will be determined by the judges. Prizes TBD. All pictures can be used by the FLB, to promote the FLB as a nonprofit group. Pictures submitted become the property of the FLB and provide the FLB permission to use and post pictures on the FLB website, and be used in all FLB publications.
The Open House will be held on Saturday September 7th and Sunday September 8th. A ferry will be running for (5) trips on Saturday and (3) trips on Sunday. Reservations are required and a suggested $20.00 donation per person is being asked for to support this event. Please call Marie Pohlman at (203) 421-3123 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations after August 22. The FLB will provide a water taxi, the Grass Island Cruise vessel only on Sunday from Noon to 4:00 pm for those private vessels that anchor west of the island. You can hail the water taxi on channel 16 or 68. NO PRIVATE VESSELS WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE BASIN AT ANY TIME. Those with kayaks, canoes, or dinghies can beach their crafts just north of the basin. We strongly encourage kayaks and canoes to travel in teams that venture from the coast. The island will be open to visitors both days from 10:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your camera for the Photo Contest!