2013 - 2014 Accomplishments

 

Education

- Sponsored

  • Magic Wings Butterfly Event

  • Audubon Greenwich - Animal Tracking Event

  • New Canaan Nature Center - International Migratory Bird Day

- Purchased additional Purple Martin supplies

- Participated in the Sacred Heart Limulus Project (tag a horseshoe      crab)

 

Events

- Introduced

  • Children's Concert Series

  • Summer Member Event

  • Employee Holiday Luncheon

- Participated in

  • Earth Day

  • Experience the Sound

- Hosted a member Spring Invasive Talk

 

Communications

- Revamped the quarterly newsletter

- Developed a new and improved website

 

Vegetation & Habitat Restoration

- Funded an IBA (Important Bird Area) report

- Planted dune boxes with 1,300 bear root clums of dune grass

- Planted back side of recently rebuilt dunes with 2,150 vegetation plugs and 38 trees/shrubs

 

Fundraising

- Introduced Annual Holiday Ornament project

- Added new membership incentives, example Summer Beach Towel, Tod's Point Oral History book

 

Other

- Developed preliminary investment strategy

- Repaired umbrellas at snack bar

- Provided replacement signs

- Worked with town on installation of new bike racks and an updated fishing area

 

 

 

 

 

Our mission is to act as an advocate for Greenwich Point. 

We are committed to responsible stewardship and public education to preserve and enhance Greenwich Point's diverse natural environments and beauty; to safe and appropriate recreation; and to the maintenance of its facilities. The Friends of Greenwich Point initiates and carries out projects related to the organization's mission, complementing the efforts and resources of the town.

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