Friends of Northwest Park
Windsor, Connecticut's Hidden Gem!
473 Acres of Trails and Natural Beauty
12 Miles of Trails, Maple Sugaring, Coffeehouse Concerts, Country Fair, and More...
Events and Programs for the Whole Family!
Welcome to Northwest Park and Nature Preserve
Annual Meeting of the Friends
June 21, 2020, 1-2 pm
NOTE DATE CHANGE!
nThe Annual Meeting of the Friends of Northwest Park will be held Sunday, June 21 from 1-2 pm. Location: Outdoors at the Picnic Pavilion and Field.
- Welcoming message
- Summary of the past year at the Park
- Nominations of Officers/Trustees
- Budget for our Fiscal Year July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021.
- Participation with the membership about our 40th Anniversary next year!
NOTE: Bring your own lawn chair and lunch if you prefer; however chairs will be available for seating in the field.
Governor’s rules will apply with masks and 6 foot spacing.
The previously planned Pancake Lunch will not be held.
Meanwhile, there is plenty of park-made maple syrup available. call the park, or Sugarmaster Chuck Drake ((860) 622-8176) for information.
Country Fair, 2020
Save the Date…
The Northwest Park Country Fair will be held on September 26, 2020. Watch for details here.
Go to the Concert Page when the new season is announced this fall to order tickets!
Contribute to the Friends of Northwest Park
A contribution to the Friends supports the Friends' many programs and mnakes a great gift! And as a 501(c)3 organization, The Friends' donations are tax-deductable. For more information, contact the Friends' President, Terry Langevin at email@example.com.
Friends' Gift Acceptance Policy (Click at right)
The Friends of Northwest Park is a not for profit 501(c3) organization. The Friends solicits and accepts gifts for purposes that will help the organization further and fulfill its mission. All gifts are expended for that purpose. The Friends has no paid employees. Donations will generally be accepted from individuals, partnerships, corporations, foundations, government agencies, or other entities, without limitation. In the course of its regular fund raising activities, The Friends will accept donations of money, real property, personal property, stock, and in-kind services. (Certain of these gifts must be reviewed prior to their acceptance if they may pose special liabilities to The Friends.) Restrictions on gifts: The Friends will not accept gifts that (a) would result in The Friends violating its corporate charter, (b) would result in The Friends losing its status as an IRC 501(c3) not-for-profit organization, (c) are too difficult or too expensive or complicated to administer in relation to their value, (d) would result in any unacceptable consequences for The Friends, or (e) are for purposes outside of The Friends mission.
Located in historic Windsor, Connecticut, USA, Northwest Park and Nature Preserve is a 473-acre Municipal Park owned and operated by the Town of Windsor, Connecticut and is within the Department of Recreation and Leisure Services. From its beginning in 1972, much of what once was tobacco farmland has been converted to biologically diverse forests and fields embedded with streams and many pristine views – areas that are accessible by 12 miles of hiking trails. The mission of Northwest Park is to maintain, enhance and protect habitat for native species, while providing educational and passive recreational opportunities for the public through a municipal park. Northwest Park will strive to remain an accessible “living classroom” with a diverse habitat that ties Windsor’s past to the present, while showcasing the future. Educational and passive recreational experiences will be offered everyday for persons of all ages and abilities, while serving as a model of land management, wildlife conservation and sustainable practices.. Our address is 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT. The Friends of Northwest Park is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation devoted to cooperating with the Town to promote and preserve the environmental beauty of the park, to maintain the Nature Center, and to providing public nature programs of many kinds for the benefit of our visitors.
CONTACT INFORMATION: For matters relating to the Friends of Northwest Park: Friends of Northwest Park, 145 Lang Rd., P.O. Box 773, Windsor, CT 06095, firstname.lastname@example.org, or email Terry Langevin, President at Terry@northwestpark.org.
For information about Northwest Park such as visitor information, upcoming programs, or facility rentals, see the Town of Windsor website here. To contact park staff, email to: email@example.com, phone 860-285-1886, or mail to: Northwest Park, 145 Lang Rd., Windsor, CT 06095.
Interested in renting Northwest Park facilities? See rental information, prices, and how to make a reservation here.
Northwest Park strives to accommodate all participants in all of our programs. If you require special services in order for you to participate in any program of Northwest Park, please let us know, or, if using a registration form, include this on your form, and give us at least two (2) weeks advance notice prior to the program.
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