Mill River Trail work day


Enjoy the Mill River Trail walk 8 November at 1:00, 424 Grand Avenue.  

Check here later for future trail work days.



 Launch site is on Orange Street between Cold Spring Street and Farnham Drive.
Stay tuned for the next paddle date.

Friends of East Rock Park events


Stay posted for the next volunteer Work Day.

Visit the FERP website.

River walk habitat evaluation


Use the Natural Resource Conservation Service's Rapid Ecosystem Assessment tool to evaluate riverine habitat at times to be posted.  Beautiful existing data here

Eli Whitney events


Fishing, sunfish, birding, turtles!  Watch this space!



Join the New Haven Bird Club in events to be posted

More Events

Mill River Watershed Assoc meeting


Regular meeting of MRWA.  All are welcome!  Become a member!

12 Nov 2019 at the Whitney Museum, 915 Whitney Ave, Hamden.

Regular meeting.

Mill River - Past, Present & Future



Thomas Mulholland, of Cheshire's SpiritsAlive! returns to lead our #optoutside hike to Cheshire Cemetery, where we'll hear stories of prominent residents including Miss Betty Ives.  Afterwards, Mark Kasinskas, forester and former CLT land trust president, will lead a quick hike on the eastern side of the farm and back to the barn for cocoa.  

Leave the maddening crowds behind, get outside and walk off the holiday calories. This is a free event. 

Start time: 10 a.m.

Duration: 1.5 hours

Difficulty: Easy

No dogs please. 

Wear appropriate clothing and shoes.

Meet at Ives Farm, 1585 Cheshire Street. Park by the Ives Farm big red barn!  See you then! 

Talk on Bears in Connecticut


Bears are returning to Connecticut, maybe even the Mill River Watershed!   Gail Cameron presented a  program on "Black Bears in Connecticut" on 18 April at the  Thornton Wilder Hall of Miller Library. 

Bike rides


Explore the Mill River Bike trail with other riders.  Dates to be posted.

Your Mill River event here!


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Important Bird Area Plan Hearing


Public discussion of East Rock Park Important Bird Area Management Plan.  took place on Tuesday 7 May at the Eli Whitney Museum, 915 Whitney Ave, Hamden.