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Notice of Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Sunday, September 24 :  The annual meeting/potluck dinner of the Trust will be held at the Somers Congregational Church from 5:30 to about 8:00.  Following a social time and potluck supper beginning at 5:30 and 6:00, there will be a short business meeting to elect officers and Board members, followed by a featured speaker.  Our guest this year will be Ginny Apple of Barkhamsted, a Volunteer Representative of the Ct Dept of Energy and Environmental Protection.  She will give a presentation on Bobcats and Fishers.
Bring a dish to share and your own dishware and utensils.  Beverages will be provided unless you wish to bring your own adult or other selections.

Sun., October 8

Skyline Scenic Area – 10:00 AM

Foliage hike with great views of the valley to the west. The distance will be about 2 1/2 miles, up and downhill. Meet at the rear of the Somers Town Hall, 600 Main St.to car pool. For questions call Albert Grant, 860-623-5487.


Sun., October 15

Fall foliage along Railroad Brook Gorge in Vernon – 9:00 AM

Hike thru the Trust’s Andrew Webster Knapp property to the Rails-to-trails, then up to the ridge overlooking Valley Falls Park and Railroad Brook for some beautiful scenery. Fairly challenging walk with up and down steep slopes, 1 to 1 ½ hours. Meet at the Valley Falls parking lot off Valley Falls Road at 9:00 AM. Call Karl at 860-649-4949 for further information.