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 addint 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 …

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 …

FOUNDATION AWARDED GRANT FOR BEACH MATS

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The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation has been awarded a grant of $1,500 to help install beach mats on two local beaches for people with mobility problems. Chelsea Groton Foundation recently approved the funding application as part of its 2017 Fall Grant program for non-profit organizations. The total cost for the ELPTF project , which is chaired by Treasurer Kathie …