What a Day!

What a day we had for Branford’s third annual “Get the Children Outside” walk! Saturday, December 27, 2014 dawned to be sunny and unusually warm for a winter’s day. As you can see from the slideshow,  about 80 children of all ages showed up and enjoyed this walk! We were especially glad to see so many children, since the Shoreline Greenway Trail is unique in providing families with safe off road hiking and bicycling.
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January 3, First Saturday Walk in Madison

January 3 at 10AM, enjoy the Salt Meadow Park Walk in Madison’s newest park on the banks of the Hammonasset River, a magnificent property with an important ecosystem, beautiful views, and great bird watching. The walk is easy with a few minor hills, less than 2 miles, one hour, longer if you linger. Directions: from I-95 exit 62,take Hammonasset connector south to Route One. Go left approximately .5 mile andwatch for signs for park on right. Questions: madison@shorelinegreenwaytrail.org.

Third Annual ‘Get the Children Outside’ Winter Walk

Enjoying brisk winter air

 On Saturday December 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. all children and families are invited to join us for our Third Annual

‘Get the Children Outside’ Winter Wonderland Walk.

This is a Christmas week walk that gives our children a breath of fresh air and a chance to experience what our trails offer in the Winter.

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Art Johnson
The Branford SGT team is saddened by the loss of founding member and dear friend, Art Johnson.  Art was a regular at our monthly meetings, and we miss his colorful language and humorous anecdotes about his youth in Branford.  He frequently joined us on our First Saturday walks as well as on the Friday morning walks with the Branford Walkers.  Art would be trudging along at his own pace and often surprised the group by coming to the end of the walk ahead of us by following his own path.

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