Annual Meeting 2012, et al.

Our Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Red Barn in Valley Falls Park.

The business meeting will be followed by talks on the latest open space preservation in the Valley Falls neighborhood. Come learn about the history and wonders of the ‘newest hotspot on the block’:

The Tankerhoosen Wildlife Management Area: Vernon’s New Open Space Treasure

The Speakers are:

  • Tom Mason, whose family has owned the property for over a century.
  • Jane Seymour, DEEP Wildlife Technician, who will talk about the wildlife ‘species of greatest conservation need’ that inhabit its landscape.
  • Ann Letendre, Chairman of the Vernon Open Space Task Force, will discuss why it was important to preserve the site.

Everyone is welcome.


Come to a “MUSHROOM FORAY” in Valley Falls Park! Irene Gay of Tolland will lead a mushroom walk and will tell us where and how to find edible mushrooms that abound in our forests in the fall. The walk will be an easy walk over level terrain. The event will be on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 2 p.m. Meet at the parking lot in Valley Falls Park.

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