ash creek: Black Rock CT Has Great Natural Beauty - 02/01/12 02:29 AM
Black Rock has great natural beauty unusual in an urban area.  Black Rock is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut along the coastline.  It has a harbor (Black Rock Harbor), a marina (Captain's Cove), a public boat launch, a sandy beach on Seabright Avenue, and two yacht clubs (Black Rock Yacht Club and the Fayerweather Yacht Club). 
Black Rock also has a beatuiful tidal estuary that has been preserved and protected by residents for over 60 years.  I'm presently the President of the Ash Creek Conservation Association, a small grassroots non-profit organization.  We have an 8 member board and work closely the … (1 comments)

ash creek: Pro HDR iPhone App - 08/17/11 02:20 PM
I purchased the Pro HDR iPhone app for my iPhone 4 (cost $1.99) as it was mentioned by other agents on other sites as being one of their favorite apps.  The iPhone 4 already has a built in HDR app, so I thought I would provide a comparison of a normal photo, an HDR photo using the built-in HDR app, and a Pro HDR photo.  I took a photo tonight while I was on my evening walk and the sun was just starting to go down.  I tried to keep the phone in the same position, but I did have to move … (16 comments)

ash creek: Fall Bird Watching Update at Ash Creek - 11/21/10 05:02 AM
  Hi.... Fall has arrived with today's 11/15th three dozen American Wigeon's..and yesterdays Mergansers both Red Breasted and  Hooded... the pair of Swans often visit with their "teenager' ..& ..past two days the frantic feeding of Sparrows has ceased ? why? maybe snow is on its way? ...the one Great Blue Heron still fishes here and a few Yellow legs yesterday  both incomming and out going tides ..the King Fisher especially active on sunny days.. and seems to be quite lucky!
Happiness on the Ash Creek
Jean Layton
Ash Creek Conservation Association member

ash creek: Photo Journal of Audubon Bird Walk - 07/13/08 03:11 AM
On May 15, 2008 at 6:30 PM, Connecticut Audubon's Milan Bull, led a guided tour of the spring migration of shorebirds along the Ash Creek tidal estuary. Kraig Steffen, Vice President of the Ash Creek Conservation Association (co-sponsor of the event) created this photo journal of the bird tour:
We started out near the sand spit at St Mary's in the light rain.
We quickly saw some interesting birds, including the Night Heron.

We then walked along ash creek and saw hooded mergansors, shorebirds, a woodpecker, various sparrows, grackles, and starlings. We stopped along Sailor's Lane to look out … (0 comments)

ash creek: Ash Creek Clean Up Day on April 26, 2008 - 04/30/08 10:39 AM
On Sunday, April 26 over two dozen volunteers gathered to assist in the annual Ash Creek Clean up, including members of the Ash Creek Conservation Association, Save the Sound, and the Westport Unitarian Church. Ash Creek Conservation Association Vice President, Kraig Steffen took these Flip Video clips of this year's Ash Creek Clean Up.  We think at least one of them should be sent into America's Funniest Home videos, but maybe two of them qualify.  What do you think?

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