There will be a cleanup at Lakeside Beach on Saturday, July 22, at 10 a.m. All are welcome to help clear out some vegetation & do general tidying up. Please bring gloves, rakes, clippers, trash bags, & whatever else you might need. The RLA hopes to schedule more cleanup events as the summer and fall progress, so keep your eyes peeled for further announcements.
The picnic is coming up August 5th at Crescent Beach! (Rain date: Sunday, Aug. 6.) Start time is 1 p.m. The RLA will provide burgers & hot dogs, corn on the cob, & beverages. Please bring a salad, covered dish, or dessert. All current members are welcome. If you're not a 2017 member yet, please go to the Membership page & come on board! You can also sign up at the picnic.
The 3rd annual Wataba Fest is scheduled for Saturday, September 9, noon to 6 p.m. (rain date: Sunday the 10th) at Hippie Hill (25 Clearview Drive). There will be live music, kids activities, & food on sale from Ridgefield's own Tiger's Den. Go to www.watabafest.com for more details.
The Tag Sale will be held Saturday, September 16th, starting at 9 a.m. The Williamses have graciously volunteered to host it again (272 Bennetts Farm Rd.). Please start collecting any usable items in decent shape that you'd like to donate to the cause. Starting Sept. 1 you can drop off items at two locations--stay tuned for the specific details.
Check out this video from the Rutgers Agricultural Experiment Station detailing how to make an artificial floating wetland. The RLA will be building our own floating wetland in the coming weeks!
LEFT: Janine Ranieri inserts plants into our own floating wetland.
RIGHT: Doug Carroll & (hidden) John Keegan row the wetland out into Rainbow Lake.
RLA member volunteers taking advantage of a beautiful April morning to work on phase 1 of the H2H project. Thanks to all who helped out!
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