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In Search of Birds and Beavers Recap

People of all ages joined naturalist Bruce Fellman on a hike at Henne Preserve in search of birds and beavers on Saturday, May 14. The group saw lots of great blue herons, orioles, and yellow warblers, plus signs of beaver…

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Stewardship Day Wrap-up

We had a great time on Avalonia Stewardship Day on Saturday, April 9! After a long winter, volunteers got out and helped install new trails and clean up old ones, remove invasive plants, and build bridges. These awesome folks worked…

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Copps Brook Preserve

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFbeoKTb2XQ   Great News! Avalonia and the Trust for Public Land have almost met the fundraising goal for the Copps Brook Preserve, which means that TPL has acted on their option to purchase the property.  We are planning to close…

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Happy 50th Birthday Clean Water Act!

Prior to 1972, bacteria levels in the Hudson River were 170 times the legal limit, the Cuyahoga River near Cleveland caught fire, pollution in the Chesapeake cost millions in lost revenue every year and in 1969 pollution from a food…

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Help us save the Copps Brook Preserve

https://youtu.be/fnTOMkPWMRQ   Not far from you in Stonington, there is a natural treasure teeming with life. Birds and animals make their homes in the trees and shrubs, asters dot the hillside in the autumn sun, and brooks of clear, clean…

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Tribute to Gerry Stefon

Avalonia volunteers and members were saddened to hear that Gerry Stefon lost his hard fought battle with cancer on November 29, 2021. Gerry had many roles:  environmental conservationist, former member of Avalonia’s Board of Directors from 2006 to 2018, former…

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