Spring Clean Up on April 9 2011

We will be conducting our annual Spring Ash Creek clean up at 9 AM on Saturday, April 9, 2011which is low tide.  We’ll meet at the driveway at 19 Eames Boulevard.  Please wear a long sleeved shirt, long pants, and gloves because of the poison ivy along the banks of Ash Creek.   Thank you to Roger Ludwig, Peggy Ianniello, and Martha Turner for organizing this event.  Thanks also to Save the Sound for organizing and promoting these clean ups along the shoreline and providing clean up supplies.   Thank you to Mary Jane Foster for providing the coffee and d onuts.

DEP Reverses Decision on Toner Dock

 In its last update on June 24, 2009, the Ash Creek Conservation Association announced they had won a major victory with regards to the Toner dock application.  The permit to build the 60 foot dock which would berth a 24 foot powerboat was denied by the DEP Adjudications Office in a Proposed Final Decision issued on June 23, 2009.  This was an important ruling because it would not only impact Toner’s dock, in denying the dock application, but future dock applications, (if any) in tidal wetlands throughout Connecticut that include powerboat useage.  The Final Ruling by the DEP Commissioner u

Toner Dock

Winter Wildlife in Ash Creek

Ash Creek Victory Party July 18

Members of the Ash Creek Conservation Association gathered at Harborview Market on July 18, 2009 to celebrate their latest victory in protecting the Ash Creek tidal estuary. Gail Robinson, President of the Ash Creek Conservation Association delivered the following words of thanks to those who contributed to this latest accomplishment: