Friends of Hammonassett Schumann Series Meigs Point Nature Center Friends of Hammonassett Memebership

  

 

The Park

  

 

Hammonasset Beach State Park is on the shore of Long Island Sound in Madison Connecticut. In addition to being Connecticut's largest shoreline park with over 2 miles of beach to enjoy, you'll find wetlands and woodlands. People come to the park to walk, bike, kayak, swim, fish, study nature, watch birds, fly kites, picnic, or just relax. Hammonasset offers over 550 grassy campsites as well as several new cabins.

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The Friends

 

  

 

Friends of Hammonasset is a "not for profit" 501(c)(3) volunteer organization,
working in cooperation with State and local park management and the Friends of
Connecticut State Parks. The purpose of the organization is to provide environmental
education, preserve the integrity of the Park's natural resources and serve as an
advocate for the park.

 

    

 

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The Meigs Point Nature Center

 

 

Meigs Point Nature Center is an exciting and vital environmental learning center open to all ages at Hammonasset Beach State Park, one of the most beautiful sites within the Connecticut State Park system. Many of the programs at the Nature Center are funded through donations from the Friends of Hammonasset.

The Nature Center and its programs are free (park entrance fees may apply). 

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Annual Flower and Shrub Sale

 

 Pink daisies

We would like to thank all the volunteers and all our customers who helped
make the Flower and Shrub Sale a success!  All money raised from our spring
plant sale will help create a new and improved Meigs Point Nature Center.  

 

See you in September for our 2nd Annual Chysanthamum and Pumkin Sale

 

 

 The Butterfly Garden is waiting for some attention!



  ..    Meigs Point Butterfly Garden 2010

 

Every Monday at 9:30 our faithful volunteers get together and tend to the Butterfly Garden - pruning and weeding, mostly. Join us every week, just one week, or whenever you have time.  


Feel free to show up when you can. If you would like to RSVP, please send a message to MP.ButterflyGdn@gmail.com
 

 

The Butterfly Garden is directly behind the Nature Center.

 

 

Summer Schummann Series

Learning to Throw a Spear!

 

August 1 - Live Raptors! 

Todd and Christine Cummings-Secki
from A Place Called Hope present a live raptor program
August 8 -Exotic Pets - 
Russ Miller, Director of Meigs Point Nature Center, will
delight and entertain folks with a fascinating program.  
August 15 - Spear Throwing! -
Gary Nolf from the World Atlatl Association demonstrates
and instructs people on the use of the atlatl, a primitive 
hunting device used by hunter/gatherers.

August 22 - Reptiles in Connecticut  - Live!

 Woolly Mammoth

Free, fun, informative and interactive nature programs
for the whole family.

7 PM at the Meigs Point Nature Center.

 

 

 

Tai Chi By the Sea

 

with Suzanne Hanley

 

Saturday, August 2nd  

10 am to 11 am

Meet at the Meigs Point Nature Center and walk to the beach.

Rain or shine. 

 



 

 

Beach Yoga 

Karen wexler of Body Karma Studios


Beginning June 24 and running through August, Jessica Demers and the staff from Body Karma Studio will offer free yoga classes at HBSP.

Meet at the Meigs Point Nature Center and walk to the beach.

Each Tuesday at 8:30 AM

Every Sunday at 11:00 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Lenny and Joe's Carousel Days

   

 

   

One weekend each summer Lenny & Joe's Fishtale 
donates the money earned at the Carousel to the 
Friends of Hammonasset.  Please join us at the 
Carousel and have fun while helping the FoH raise 
funds for the Meigs Point Nature Center!

 

All Day!

July 26 and 27, 2014!

 

    

 

 

 

 

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Friends of Hammonasset is a "not for profit" 501(c)(3) volunteer organization, working in cooperation with State and local park management and the Friends of Connecticut State Parks. The purpose of the organization is to provide environmental education, preserve the integrity of the parks natural resources and serve as an advocate for the park.

We hold several fundraising events each year.  Every dollar is important and goes directly to Park events, education and facility enhancements. If you would like to contribute, we have an online option for your convenience. Help us reach our goal of preserving and protecting Hammonsset Beach State Park, while educating the general public and local community on the natural and cultural resource.