Aspetuck Land Trust offers numerous educations and specialty hikes for adults and children that are open to everyone and offer a great way to explore and learn more about the diversity of over 1,700 acres of open space in our community. Please join us for one of our great upcoming hikes for adults listed below.
To reserve a spot, call or email RSVP contact with your name, the date(s), and number in party. If unsure of weather, call 203-331-1906 the morning of hike for status. No rain date. Wear appropriate clothes, shoes, and bring a water bottle. There is a 30 person maximum per hike except where noted. All hikes easy to moderately difficult.
For detailed maps and directions to each preserve, select the Town name on the Visit a Preserve page and select the name of the Preserve.
2016 -- HIKES FOR ADULTS & FAMILIES
Tails, Trails & Tales A conservation biologist and his dog hike @ Caryl & Edna Haskins Preserve
When: , SAT, . Rain date: TBD
Location: Caryl and Edna Haskins Preserve, Westport
Walk: What does a dog sense on a hike in the woods? What does a biologist observe? How do we accommodate both and protect the environment? Hike with Connecticut Audubon Societys Senior Director of Science and Conservation Milan Bull and Edge, his dog. Joining us also will be noted dog trainer Jason Hoffman (owner of 203 Pet Care). Important note: At request of hike leaders and to avoid chaos, please DO NOT bring your dog to this demonstration and education event.
Park: Preserve parking lot is located on Green Acre Lane (off South Compo)
For more information and to become a member, visit www.aspetucklandtrust.org. Annual memberships start at $50. Parking and directions will be emailed to those who RSVP.
The Aspetuck Land Trust (ALT) is a non-profit land conservation organization founded in 1966 to preserve open space in the towns of Westport, Weston, Fairfield and Easton. ALT provides passive recreation and educational opportunities for people to learn about and enjoy nature, while preserving the flora and fauna and rural characteristics of our towns. ALT maintains 45 trailed nature preserves and other conservation-only properties on over 1,700 acres of land.
ALT has 1,000 local members who support the organization through annual tax deductible membership contributions. Members receive our cool member decal, 4 town map, access to special events and member only hikes, and the satisfaction that you are supporting a local conservation group that makes our towns more green, and more fun!