The Ash Creek tidal estuary is part of the Rooster River watershed.

Fall 2011 Event - "Why Ash Creek Matters"

On a rainy, windy evening on October 19th 60 people attended ACCA's fall event, an expert panel discussion on "Why Ash Creek Matters."  Milan Bull, Senior Director of Science and Conservation for Connecticut Audubon mentioned that 250 different species of migratory birds have been documented in Fairfield.  Most estuaries have been developed, so Ash Creek becomes an important stopover area for migratory shorebirds and is also important for nesting birds such as the osprey, which have now been enjoying their nest platform in Ash Creek for the past 20 years.  Milan explained that there aren't