The East Lyme Public Trust reminds people – Time to Think Ahead to Fall Planting

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation The Promise of Tomorrow’s Trees

As we all enjoy the fine weather, walks along the boardwalk, and picnics at McCook Park, it is time to look ahead to fall planting time. The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation in co-operation with the East Lyme Parks and Recreation Department is again pleased to offer THE PROMISE of TOMORROW’S TREES-a project to raise funds for the support of …

Foundation Donates for Upgraded Security System

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Security Camera Upgrades

At their July meeting, the Executive Committee of the ELPTF unanimously voted to donate up to $10,000 to the Town of East Lyme to upgrade the security system at the Boardwalk, Cini Park, Hole in the Wall, and McCook Park.  Ted Norris and Bryan Buckley are the co-chairmen who will liaison with Chris Taylor, the East Lyme Fire Marshal, and …

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, …

Beach Grass Plantings Expanded

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Niantic Bay Boardwalk and Beach

The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation continued to expand its ongoing Niantic Bay Beach grass project with new plantings at the Beach on Saturday, April 7. Ten student volunteers from East Lyme High School and UConn Avery Point placed 200 plants in five selected dune areas.  With the 200 plantings in April 2016, this brings the total to 400 plants …