February 8, 2023

Great Meadow Walk and Turtle Talk June 27

Eastern Box Turtle. Photo by North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Essex Land Trust will host a Great Meadow Walk and Turtle Talk on Wednesday, June 27, from  5-7 p.m. at Pettipaug Yacht Club.

Enjoy one of the Land Trust’s most stunning preserves with naturalist Phil Miller, leading our walk from 5:00-6:00 pm. At 6:15, Kasha Breau, Connecticut Audubon educator, will join us at Pettipaug Yacht Club for a presentation: “Tremendous Turtles of Connecticut.” Kasha will show different land and water turtles, let you examine turtle shells and models and will talk about turtles that live in our area. She will also talk about their habitats and special concerns including what to do if you find a turtle.

This is an Essex Great Outdoors Pursuit event. Rain or shine, with talk taking place indoors at PYC if weather is bad. BYO picnic to enjoy after the talks. Entrance to Pettipaug is located between 143 and 145 River Road, Essex.