Date: 4/13/18 12:36 pm From: Patrick Comins via CTBirds <ctbirds...> Subject: [CT Birds] Great Gull Work Weekends
Please see below from Helen Hays at Great Gull Island. If you are used to very rustic accommodations with no electricity for a weekend, this is is an amazing opportunity to get to visit one of the world's largest tern colonies and help out with an amazing project:
Schedule is a bit complicated, so please read carefully. Note that day & time of departure varies. Also note that boats in April and during July through September leave from Captain George Main's dock, whereas boats in May & June leave from Captain John Wadsworth's dock (addresses below):
- Captain George Main's dock: 25 Cove Street, Noank, CT
- Captain John Wadsworth's dock: 15 First Street, Waterford, CT
APRIL Leaving from Capt Main's
Weekend boat, leaving Saturday at 8:00 AM, returning to mainland Sunday around noon: - April 14 - 15
- Also, there will be a boat going to the island on Sunday, April 22 -- leaving at 1:30 p.m., with return undetermined at this moment...
MAY - JUNE Leaving from Capt John's
Nest Marking Weekends, leaving Fridays at 3:00 PM, returning to mainland Sunday around 3:00 PM: - May 11-13 - May 18-20 - May 25-28 (Memorial Day weekend) - June 1-3
Weekly boats, leaving mainland Fridays at 3:00 PM - June 8 - June 15 - June 22 - June 29
JULY - SEPTEMBER Leaving from Capt Main's
Weekly boats, leaving mainland Saturdays at 9:00 AM - July 7 - July 14 - July 21 - July 28 - August 4 - August 11 - August 18 - August 25 - September 1 - September 8
Come as often as you can! If you have questions, and/or just want to let Helen know what your plans are, you can reach her via e-mail at <hays...>, or phone at 860-460-0749.