You can register for the 5K race on May 20 by clicking on this link: http://www.active.com/guilford-ct/running/distance-running-races/faulkner-s-5k-2017 . Join the fun! Save the lighthouse.
New for 2017 – Faulkner’s Island Tern Cam
The Faulkner Island Tern camera is a partnership with Menunkatuck Audubon Society, The Stewart B. McKinney Wildlife Preserve (McKinney NWR), and Faulkner’s Light Brigade. Funded by a grant from the Guilford Foundation the Webcam records activities of seals and birds on the rocky north spit of the island. Click here to view http://menunkatuck.org/conservation/falkner-island-cameras/tern.
Faulkner’s Light Brigade Open House 2016
Saturday, September 10 & Sunday, September 11th 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
THERE WILL BE NO FERRY TRANSPORTION FROM THE MAINLAND TO FAULKNER’S ISLAND THIS YEAR DUE TO WORK COMMITMENTS ON OTHER LONG ISLAND SOUND USF&WS SUPPORTED ISLANDS. A WATER TAXI WILL TRANSPORT PRIVATE BOATERS THAT ANCHOR WEST OF THE ISLAND FROM 12:00 A.M. UNTIL 4:00 P.M.
NO PRIVATE VESSELS WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE ISLAND BOAT BASIN AT ANY TIME. Kayaks, canoes, dinghies and other small vessels will be allowed to beach their crafts just north of the island boat basin from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This is a joint venture of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the United States Coast Guard, and the Faulkner’s Light Brigade. Everyone’s safety is our primary concern. Inclement weather and/or high seas will cancel the event.
Cancellation information will be posted on the FLB web site: faulknerslight.org
Financial donations are suggested for all guests and will be used for the FLB’s basic mission of restoration and maintenance of the lighthouse.
2016 Lecture Series
Global Pioneers – New Haven and the China Trade: Join Curator Amy Trout from the Connecticut River Museum as she discusses New Haven’s brief but exciting foray into the China Trade and the troubles New Haveners encountered in their search for overseas profit.
Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 7 pm at the Guilford Free Library. Remaining Programs in the 3-Part Series:
Tuesday, Feb. 16: Casting for a Variety of Fish around the World with Andrew Weaver
Tuesday, Mar. 15: Sea of No Plastic: Student Presentation on “Using Art to Share Learning” with Joe Bernier.
Open House Reservations Full
All available spots on the ferry have been reserved. We are no longer able to accept reservations. Thank you!
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