Niantic Bay Boardwalk and Beach and Beach – Phase 1

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Niantic Bay Boardwalk and Beach

Phase 1:  The Original Overlook.  This started with “the dream” in 1994 and culminated in the original dedication  on July 15, 2005. The Dream: Development of the Niantic Bay Overlook Project    Author: June Hoye The power of a dream is incalculable. East Lyme’s dream of providing more access to the town’s waterfront, began in 1866, over 139 years ago, when the …

Index of Post Road Review Columns Concerning Niantic Bay Boardwalk Reconstruction Nov. 2010 thru Dec. 2016

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Niantic Bay Boardwalk and Beach

Index of Post Road Review Columns Concerning Niantic Bay Overlook Reconstruction Nov. 2010 thru Dec. 2016 A log of the reconstruction history of the Niantic Bay Overlook Park (a.k.a. The Niantic Bay Boardwalk and Beach) is documented in this table of monthly columns published by the Post Road Review (PRR) newspaper. Copy right permission was granted by PRR to the …

Planting of Beach Grasses by a Team of Local High School & College Students

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Beach Preservation and Beach Grass Planting

The photographs shown here were taken April 9, 2016,  at the plantingof beach grasses by a team of eight students from  East Lyme HighSchool and six college students from the Sea Grant Program  at theUniversity  of Connecticut, Avery Point.  Drs. Juliana Barrett and W.Frank Bohlen, both of the University’s prestigious program, have servedas science advisors of the project.  Jim Gallagher, …