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