Save the date:

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 am

Birch Rocks Sanctuary


Open space is our legacy.  How do you define open space?

How do we define open space? Trees, water, rocks. Birds and bugs. Maybe a coyote or two. Trails, bridges, benches. A few signs. No buildings. ​Not a ball field,  golf course, or a cemetery. No lawns. 


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 BOSLI and Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust will mark Connecticut Trails Day by celebrating the official opening of the new parking area that serves Birch Rocks and Weantinoge's Pratt Glen Preserve.  The opening ceremony will be followed by a guided hike on the new trail that connects the two preserves. See the full story on the 'Events' page.

      Thanks to a partnership between Audubon Connecticut, the CT Agricultural Experiment Station and the CT DEEP Division of Forestry and Wildlife Division a forest bird habitat assessment will be taken at Birch Rocks Sanctuary this spring. A habitat assessment is an ecological census of current songbird and forest habitat conditions conducted by an Audubon conservation biologist and Certified Foresters from the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station and Ferruci and Walicki, LLC.  

      In exchange for providing an opportunity to collect data about bird populations and habitat conditions, BOSLI will receive a written report containing information from the inventory along with management options and considerations aimed at enhancing, maintaining, and/or creating quality habitat on the property. The inventory will be done at no cost to BOSLI.

      Being good stewards of the lands left in our care is one of BOSLI's main functions. Receiving high quality, up to date property management guidance is a gift for which BOSLI thanks the agencies involved in advance. 

Bird Habitat Study to be Conducted

 BOSLI and Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust will mark Connecticut Trails Day by celebrating the official opening of the new parking area that serves Birch Rocks and Weantinoge's Pratt Glen Preserve.  The opening ceremony will be followed by a guided hike on the new trail that connects the two preserves. See the full story on the 'Events' page.