Tuesday, April 10, 2012

EARTH DAY HIKE- April 21st, 2012

Meet at LaSallette Open Space, 120 Mountain Ave, Saturday, April 21st, 2012 at 2:00 PM. Come and Celebrate Special Places in Bloomfield. Rain Date April 22nd, check web site for changes. See blog for map at www.wintonburylandtrust.blogspot.com

Share with Wintonbury Land Trust the hiking highlights: The 1834 Greek Revival Stone Captain Oliver Filley House, Wades agricultural fields in spring season, views of panoramic Hartford from Hawk Hill on the LaSallette Trail, the conjunction of two sub-watersheds in the North Branch Park River Watershed and the LaSallette Trail connection through Hawk Hill Farm.

This is a family friendly outing and an easy hike lasting about an hour and a half. All ages are welcome. Parents come with your children and be prepared to hike; wear sturdy footwear and bring water.

Park at the Oliver Filley House. GPS: 41°50'4.51"N, 72°45'43.64"W

Earth Day - Friday, April 22, 2011 -has 'A Billion Acts of Green' theme. It's a day of action and civic participation, to encourage people to promote renewable energy, practice responsible energy consumption and create quality green jobs.