Aspetuck Land Trust Hosts 'Blueberry Adventure' In Easton

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A small hiker takes part in blueberry picking at Aspetuck Land Trust. The next "Blueberry Adventure" hike will be held Saturday, July 12.
A small hiker takes part in blueberry picking at Aspetuck Land Trust. The next "Blueberry Adventure" hike will be held Saturday, July 12. Photo Credit: Nancy Moon

EASTON, Conn. – The next Aspetuck Land Trust hike, “Blueberry Adventure,” will be held Saturday, July 12, from 9 a.m. to noon starting at the Wyldewood Road entrance in Easton.

The hike is free and open to the public. “Blueberry Adventure” is designed for children ages 7 to 13 who are accompanied by a parent.

Hikers will join Land Trust Executive Director David Brant for a 45-minute hike that ends at the blueberry patch in Trout Brook Valley. Participants should bring a pail for blueberry picking and are welcome to bring a picnic lunch.

The next free and open-to-the-public adult hike is  “Shore Birds and What You Need To Know About Them,” which is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 21, from 6 to 7 p.m. Hikers will meet at Gilman Avenue in Bridgeport by the sandbar across from Great Salt Marsh Island in Ash Creek.

Milan Bull of the Connecticut Audubon Society will view and discuss osprey, shorebirds and dusk. Bring binoculars and learn about different bird species and the importance of salt marsh conservation.

Aspetuck Land Trust offers a variety of guided hikes both for adults and kids every month for its members plus special free and public events. For a full list of all hikes visit the Aspetuck Land Trust website.

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