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Norwich Walktober 2015! “Thames River Estuary – Norwich Harbor Study”
October 24, 2015 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Is Pre-Registration Required? Yes
Contact: Call NCDC to register (860) 887-6964
Take a short cruise aboard Project Oceanology’s Research Vessel, Enviro-Lab, to explore Norwich Harbor and the Thames River Estuary with Seth Yarish, Norwich Free Academy’s Marine Science Teacher, his students and Project Oceanology’s marine scientists. Participants will learn how they are connected to watershed by conducting water quality tests, using scientific equipment and examining living specimens. Learn first hand about some of the issues facing the harbor. Dress appropriately. No children under 6 years. You will need to climb a short series of steps to board the boat. The Enviro-Lab is a Coast Guard certified passenger-carrying vessel. Limit 25 adults with accompanying children (optional). Registration required. Admission $10 per person, $5 children under 10 years old, $25 family of four. Only cash or checks accepted.
Begin Walk Here: 100 Chelsea Harbor Drive, Norwich, CT
Sponsored by: Norwich Free Academy and the Last Green Valley (tlgv.org)
Duration of Walk: 1.5 hours, <1 Mile (Easy)
Restrooms Near? Yes
Wheelchair Access? No
Dogs Allowed? No
Admission Charge? $10 per person, $5 under 10 yrs old, $25 family of four