Great Marsh Island was preserved as open space by the Aspetuck Land Trust on the Fairfield side of the island and by the Town of Fairfield on the Fairfield side of the island in 2006.  for over a century this land had been in the hands of developers.   ACCA held a celebration with refreshments and a walking tour of Ash Creek led by Milan Bull of Connecticut Audubon on June 17, 2006. 

Osprey Mate Arrives

Osprey mate arrived this morning (March 29, 2011)... ahhhh nest building  this am both OSPREY's busy, come see Ash Creek Osprey Platform on Great Marsh Island.  Jean Layton

First Osprey of the Spring Arrives in Ash Creek

Always on time ,"OUR OSPREY" arrived 3/28/11 and is  guarding its platform and sitting patiently awaiting its mate... uncertain if male or female, but  very white breast.................. ahhh Spring 2011.    Jean Layton