Spring Clean Up 2012 - April 7

Please join us for the Spring Clean Up of St. Mary's and the Ash Creek shoreline on Saturday, April 7 at 9 AM at the sand spit at St. Mary's.  Bring trash bags and wear long sleeves/pants and gloves (poison ivy!).  Thank you to Peggy Ianniello, Martha Turner, and Roger Ludwig for organizing this event.

Oil Spill Clean Up Underway

On Tuesday, December 6, 2011 our Council Representative, Sue Brannelly, notified us that she had received a complaint of a strong oil smell at Grovers and Balmforth.   As a result, the City Depatment of Health went out, called in the DEEP and WPCA. They traced the storm drains to Beacon and Seabright following the path of oil.  There is currently a cleanup underway.

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

Ash Creek Enhancement Project

The Ash Creek Conservation Association hired two environmental experts, a wetlands scientist, Dr.

Ash Creek Restoration Concept

Winter Wildlife in Ash Creek