Winter Trail Walk

Winter Trail Walk

at Oak Hills Park, Norwalk

SAT., FEB. 23, 2019 • 1:00 P.M.

Led by local arborist

Nature Walk

Join us for a Nature Walk 

With local arborist Rich Whitehead. Learn how to recognize tree species from studying bark and other indicators, when leaves are absent. And, learn about the diversity of our local wintering shrubs, plants, and wildlife.

Rich Whitehead is a licensed Connecticut arborist, chair of the Norwalk Tree Advisory Committee, and member of both the Norwalk Tree Alliance and the Connecticut Tree Protective Association.

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Shake off the Winter Doldrums and Walk Among the Trees! 

Sponsored by the Oak Hills Park Nature Advisory Committee, the walk begins at 1 p.m.

Meet at the trail head near the parking area outside of the clubhouse/restaurant.

In case of inclement weather, the walk will be held the following Saturday, March 2.

Wear boots with good traction as the trail is winding and steep in places.

Be ready to see winter’s natural beauty!

Oak Hills Park, 165 Fillow Street, Norwalk, CT 06850

Winter Trail Walk
at Oak Hills Park, Norwalk
SAT., FEB. 23, 2019 • 1:00 P.M.
Led by local arborist

Bird Watching Trail Walk

Saturday September 22, 2018: 8:00-9:30 A.M.
at Oak Hills Park, Norwalk
 
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Join us for a quiet nature walk with local bird guide Charlie Taney. Learn to spot resident and migrating birds in the woodlands in our community. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act by declaring 2018 as “Year of the Bird”.
 
This free guided bird walk, sponsored by the Oak Hills Park Nature Advisory Committee, begins at 8 a.m. Meet at the trail head near the parking area behind the clubhouse/restaurant. Bring your field glasses or binoculars.
 
Charlie Taney is Executive Director of the Norwalk River Valley Trail, President of the Manresa Association, and is a resident of the Village Creek neighborhood in Norwalk.
 
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Wear sturdy shoes as the trail is winding and steep in places.
Be ready to see our community’s natural beauty!

Oak Hills Park
165 Fillow Street, Norwalk, CT 06850

Art Free-For-All

Fun for the whole family at Oak Hills Park in Norwalk

 

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Coming this Fall! Details to follow.

 

Create Nature-Inspired Artwork

Supplied provided for free

guided trail walks (bring your binoculars)

Nature Yoga (simple movements for all fitness levels)

 

Walk the Trail! 

Total distance: 1.5 mi

Enjoy a light hike along the wooded trails and find a spot to create a work of art.

 

Body Movement 

Move and stretch with a focus on nature!

 

 

Oak Hills Park
165 Fillow Street, Norwalk, CT 06850
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<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: center;"><span style="margin: 0px; font-family: verdana,geneva;"><span style="margin: 0px; color: black; font-size: 12pt;">at Oak Hills Park, Norwalk</span></span></p>
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<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="color: #808080;" size="3"><span style="margin: 0px;">Join us</span><span style="margin: 0px;"> for a quiet nature walk with local bird guide <strong>Chris Bosak</strong>. Learn to spot resident and migrating birds in t<span style="color: #666699;">he woodlands in our community.&nbsp;Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the <strong>Migratory Bird Treaty Act</strong> by declaring 2018 a</span></span></span><span style="color: #666699;"><span size="3"><span style="margin: 0px;">s </span></span><span size="3"><span style="margin: 0px;"><em>“Year of the Bird”.</em>&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></p>
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<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify;"><span style="color: #808080; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="margin: 0px;"><span size="3">This free guided bird walk, sponsored by the Oak Hills Park Nature Advisory Committee, begins at 7 a.m. Meet at the trail head near the parking area outside of the clubhouse/restaurant.&nbsp;</span></span><span style="margin: 0px;"><span size="3">Bring your field glasses or binoculars.</span></span></span></p>
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<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify;"><span style="color: #808080; font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 12pt;" size="3"><strong><span style="margin: 0px;">Chris Bosak</span></strong><span style="margin: 0px;"> has written his <strong><i>For the Birds </i></strong>column for various New England newspapers for nearly 20 years, and his nature photographs and writings have appeared in publications throughout the region. Visit </span><em><a style="color: #808080;" href="http://www.birdsofnewengland.com"><span style="margin: 0px;"><span color="#0563c1">www.birdsofnewengland.com.</span></span></a></em></span></p>
<p style="margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</p>
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<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="color: #808080;"><span style="margin: 0px;">I</span><span style="margin: 0px;">n case of rain/bad weather, the walk will be</span><span style="margin: 0px;"></span></span><span style="color: #808080;"><span style="margin: 0px;">held the following</span></span><span style="color: #808080;"><span style="margin: 0px;"> Saturday, May 19.<strong>&nbsp;</strong></span><span style="margin: 0px;">Wear hiking shoes or boots with good traction as the trail is winding and steep in places. Be ready to see our community’s natural beauty!</span></span></span></p>
<p style="margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</p>
<span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><strong><span style="margin: 0px; color: black; font-size: 13pt;"></span></strong></span> <span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 14pt;"><strong><span style="margin: 0px; color: black;">Oak Hills Park</span></strong><span style="margin: 0px; color: black;"> </span></span></div>
<div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="margin: 0px; color: black;">165 Fillow Street, Norwalk, CT 06850</span></span></div>

Trails Day 2018

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Celebrate National Trails Day at Oak Hills Park in Norwalk

 

 

 

Join us for a guided walk on the Oak Hills Park Nature Trail Saturday, June 2, 2018 3:00-5:00 pm

 

Event Activities:

Creat your own nature-inspired artwork (supplies provided)

guided trail walks (bring your binoculars)

Nature Yoga (simple movements for all fitness levels)

 

Dance & Poetry: 

Performance on the lawn

Meeting Place: Green Nature Trail sign to the left of Restaurant

Rain Date: Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 3:00pm

 

 

 

Oak Hills Park
165 Fillow Street, Norwalk, CT 06850
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<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 18pt;"><span style="color: #800000;"><span style="margin: 0px;"><strong><span style="margin: 0px;">Saturday May 12, 2018 - 7:00 A.M.</span></strong></span></span></span></p>
<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: center;"><span style="margin: 0px; font-family: verdana,geneva;"><span style="margin: 0px; color: black; font-size: 12pt;">at Oak Hills Park, Norwalk</span></span></p>
<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p>
<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: center;"><img width="208" height="167" alt="YellowBird" src="/images/stories/YellowBird.jpg" /></p>
<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p>
<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="color: #808080;" size="3"><span style="margin: 0px;">Join us</span><span style="margin: 0px;"> for a quiet nature walk with local bird guide <strong>Chris Bosak</strong>. Learn to spot resident and migrating birds in t<span style="color: #666699;">he woodlands in our community.&nbsp;Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the <strong>Migratory Bird Treaty Act</strong> by declaring 2018 a</span></span></span><span style="color: #666699;"><span size="3"><span style="margin: 0px;">s </span></span><span size="3"><span style="margin: 0px;"><em>“Year of the Bird”.</em>&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></p>
<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"></span></p>
<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify;"><span style="color: #808080; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="margin: 0px;"><span size="3">This free guided bird walk, sponsored by the Oak Hills Park Nature Advisory Committee, begins at 7 a.m. Meet at the trail head near the parking area outside of the clubhouse/restaurant.&nbsp;</span></span><span style="margin: 0px;"><span size="3">Bring your field glasses or binoculars.</span></span></span></p>
<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify;"><span style="color: #808080; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"></span></p>
<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify;"><span style="color: #808080; font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 12pt;" size="3"><strong><span style="margin: 0px;">Chris Bosak</span></strong><span style="margin: 0px;"> has written his <strong><i>For the Birds </i></strong>column for various New England newspapers for nearly 20 years, and his nature photographs and writings have appeared in publications throughout the region. Visit </span><em><a style="color: #808080;" href="http://www.birdsofnewengland.com"><span style="margin: 0px;"><span color="#0563c1">www.birdsofnewengland.com.</span></span></a></em></span></p>
<p style="margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</p>
<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: center;"><img width="160" height="186" alt="ChrisBosak" src="/images/stories/ChrisBosak.jpg" /></p>
<p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"></span></p>
<p style="margin: 0px; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="color: #808080;"><span style="margin: 0px;">I</span><span style="margin: 0px;">n case of rain/bad weather, the walk will be</span><span style="margin: 0px;"></span></span><span style="color: #808080;"><span style="margin: 0px;">held the following</span></span><span style="color: #808080;"><span style="margin: 0px;"> Saturday, May 19.<strong>&nbsp;</strong></span><span style="margin: 0px;">Wear hiking shoes or boots with good traction as the trail is winding and steep in places. Be ready to see our community’s natural beauty!</span></span></span></p>
<p style="margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</p>
<span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><strong><span style="margin: 0px; color: black; font-size: 13pt;"></span></strong></span> <span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 14pt;"><strong><span style="margin: 0px; color: black;">Oak Hills Park</span></strong><span style="margin: 0px; color: black;"> </span></span></div>
<div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="margin: 0px; color: black;">165 Fillow Street, Norwalk, CT 06850</span></span></div>

2018 Bird Watch May 12

Saturday May 12, 2018 - 7:00 A.M.

at Oak Hills Park, Norwalk

 

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Join us for a quiet nature walk with local bird guide Chris Bosak. Learn to spot resident and migrating birds in the woodlands in our community. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act by declaring 2018 as “Year of the Bird”. 

This free guided bird walk, sponsored by the Oak Hills Park Nature Advisory Committee, begins at 7 a.m. Meet at the trail head near the parking area outside of the clubhouse/restaurant. Bring your field glasses or binoculars.

Chris Bosak has written his For the Birds column for various New England newspapers for nearly 20 years, and his nature photographs and writings have appeared in publications throughout the region. Visit www.birdsofnewengland.com.

 

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In case of rain/bad weather, the walk will beheld the following Saturday, May 19. Wear hiking shoes or boots with good traction as the trail is winding and steep in places. Be ready to see our community’s natural beauty!

 

Oak Hills Park
165 Fillow Street, Norwalk, CT 06850

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