E. L. Public Trust Foundation to Distribute Educational Pamphlets

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News

by June Hoye Oceanographers, Grant Writers, Educators, Designers, and Publicists-all members of the ELPTF- combined their talents to develop, with the Sponsorship of UCONN Sea Grant, new Educational Pamphlets that the Foundation will be making available to improve the public’s understanding and protection of the Ecosystems living on our shores. Every summer more than 100,000 individuals visit the Niantic Bay …

E.L. Public Trust Foundation adding upgrades to the Boardwalk

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News

East Lyme has always strived to be a welcoming community.  To that end, the Public Trust Foundation has been working on a project to make the Niantic Bay Beach more accessible for people with disabilities, with walkers, with canes, or parents with strollers.  Kathie Cassidy, the chairperson of this project, has announced that the E.L. Parks and Rec. Commission installed, …

Long-Time Foundation Members Honored By The State

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News

Patricia and John Lewis Jr, long-time members of the East Lyme Public Trust Foundation, were honored with a citation from the State of Connecticut on their retirement from the Foundation at the Board of Directors’ meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at the Community Center. State Representative Holly Cheeseman presented the citation on behalf of the General Assembly. Senator Paul Formica …

NEW BEACH SURVEY PLANNED

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News

The Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved plans for a new topographical survey of Niantic Bay Beach. It is scheduled for October 2017 and will mark the third survey in the last three years since the beach was opened to the public. This project is part of an on-going sand profiling program being conducted jointly with the East Lyme Parks …

New Website Design Launched!

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News

The Foundation is pleased to announce that there has been a major revision to our website:  www.publictrustfoundation.org.  The revision was carried out by Firebrand Designs of New London in cooperation with Foundation President Joe Legg.  The overall goal of Andy Jones, the Firebrand webmaster, was to make the website an attractive, easily accessible, up-to-date resource about the Foundation and its …