The Friends of Valley Falls, Inc. is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Organized in 1972, the friends mission is to promote the betterment of Valley Falls Park and Valley Falls Farm through responsible stewardship of their lands and buildings, preservation of their historic qualities, and public education on the value of their natural resources and biodiversity.
Our Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, October 14, at 2 p.m. at the Red Barn in Valley Falls Park.
The business meeting will be followed by talks on the latest open space preservation in the Valley Falls neighborhood. Come learn about the history and wonders of the ‘newest hotspot on the block’:
The Tankerhoosen Wildlife Management Area: Vernon’s New Open Space Treasure
The Speakers are:
- Tom Mason, whose family has owned the property for over a century.
- Jane Seymour, DEEP Wildlife Technician, who will talk about the wildlife ‘species of greatest conservation need’ that inhabit its landscape.
- Ann Letendre, Chairman of the Vernon Open Space Task Force, will discuss why it was important to preserve the site.
Everyone is welcome.