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Sherwood Island State Park Celebrates Migratory Bird Day-May 5

Written by Amber DelPrete

Looking for some outdoor family fun this weekend? Then Sherwood Island State Park, in Westport, CT will be a great place for your family tomorrow.

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day in Westport, CT

Westport, CT- Are you looking for some outdoor family fun this weekend?  Then Sherwood Island State Park, in Westport, CT will be a great place for you and your family on Saturday, May 5.  The  Audubon CTCT Audubon Society, will be at the park to help the state Department of Energy and Environmental Conservation’s No Child Left Inside program celebrate the 20th anniversary of International Migratory Bird Day.

There are no fees except for park entrance fees which are $13.00 for Connecticut residents or $22.00 for Non-residents per vehicle.

Where: Sherwood Island State Park- Westport, CT

When: Saturday, May 5, 2012  9AM – 3PM

The Connecticut Audubon Society staff  will be leading birds walks and showing off several of our birds of prey, including a Barn Owl and perhaps a Broad-Winged Hawk and Peregrine Falcon.  The event is part of the No Child Left Inside initiative, introduced in 2006 in an effort to help more children make a stronger connection to nature through showcasing the recreational opportunities available in Connecticut’s state parks and forests.

Click here for directions to Sherwood Island State Park |  Click here for more info on the CT Audubon Society

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with Your Family in CT

Photo Credit: ctaudubon.org

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Amber DelPrete

I love the outdoors, travelling and new adventures so writing for CT Weekender is a no-brainer. A CT native, my only significant time spent outside of this beautiful state was the year I lived in Kingston, Jamaica as a community advocate and volunteer. I thoroughly believe in my CT Weekender Team and hope you enjoy our content! Please send us thoughts and comments and submit events you would like to see posted.

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