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CFPA Ramble: Invasive Plants along the CT River

When: 
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Windsor Meadows State Park
Barber St
Windsor, Connecticut 06095
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Ramble with us along the river and see an area full of invasive plants. You can get an idea of how invasive plants can really take over an area. We'll see how many we can identify. As a bonus, there are likely to be warblers and other migrating birds in the area.

This is a gentle walk along paved or cleared paths. There may be an opportunity to do a bit of "bushwhacking" depending on participant interest.

Brad Robinson is an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR trained volunteer CFPA Ramble Guide.

Parking Information: 
We will meet at the Bissell Bridge boat launch. Park in the area not reserved for trailers.
Inclement Weather: 
Heavy Rain will cancel. Contact Ramble Guide below to confirm.
Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
For Questions, Contact: 
Brad Robinson
860-683-2737

This free guided outing is offer by the CFPA Rambles program of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA).

CFPA Rambles are intended to bring people, fun, and the outdoors together. Led by trained CFPA Ramble Guides, these FREE, engaging outings are offered on trails around the state every month throughout the year. Each CFPA Ramble is designed to show the people of Connecticut how easy and enjoyable a ramble can be and to feature the many different outdoor opportunities our state has to offer.

To prepare for a safe and enjoyable CFPA Ramble:

  1. Be ready to begin the Ramble at the scheduled start time;
  2. Bring water, snack, and your excitement;
  3. Leave pets at home (unless otherwise noted);
  4. Wear sturdy shoes; and
  5. Kids, please remember to bring your parents or caregivers.