Dick Woods speaks at DCA on LI Sound

Talk on ‘Long Island Sound: A User’s Guide’ Nov 6 at Darien Community Association

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The Darien Community Association Women’s Luncheons will feature Dick Woods on “Long Island Sound: A User’s Guide” for their luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 12:15 p.m. at the DCA. Dick and Robin Woods have been exploring the waters and shores of Long Island Sound for over a half-century, both by boat and by car. As a native Californian, he was struck by Long Island Sound’s more user-friendly nature. What it lacks in spectacular vistas and awe-inspiring force it more than makes up for with its quiet beauty, accessibility and many treasures for the day-tripper or cruising sailor.

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Long Island Sound

Fourth Long Island Sound Sea Turtle Found Dead After Getting Hit by Boat

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A fourth sea turtle has been killed by a boat strike in Long Island Sound – the third such incident in the Milford/Stratford area this summer. A three-foot loggerhead turtle was found on Friday, Sept. 21 washed up at Silver Sands State Park, the apparent victim of an encounter with a boat propeller. — an announcement from the Maritime Aquarium

This was the fourth loggerhead in the Sound killed by boats this summer – an unusually high number. (The others: found on Long Beach in Stratford July 15 and Aug.

Loggerhead turtle by Ukanda on Flickr via Wik Commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Loggerhead_sea_turtle.jpg

Third Sea Turtle Found Killed by Boat in Six Weeks: Maritime Aquarium Urges Caution

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With a third sea turtle killed by a boat in six weeks in Long Island Sound, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk again is urging boaters to slow down and be aware of these endangered animals. — an announcement from the  Maritime Aquarium

A dead loggerhead sea turtle was found on Wednesday, Aug. 29 on Long Beach in Stratford with apparent propeller slashes in its shell. This death follows similar fatal boat strikes of loggerheads discovered off Norwalk’s Sheffield Island on Aug. 9 and in Stratford on July 15.