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Airlift for Great Gull Island

Connecticut Army National Guard helicopter takes off at Groton-New London Airport with a pallet of lumber for Great Gull Island. Photo by Joel Stocker/UConn Extension.

Connecticut Army National Guard helicopter takes off at Groton-New London Airport with a pallet of lumber for Great Gull Island. Photo by Joel Stocker/UConn Extension.

On April 25, the Connecticut Army National Guard  airlifted 28,000 pounds of lumber and equipment to Great Gull Island, a Long Island Sound Stewardship Area, as part of a project to help sustain the island’s large common tern and roseate tern populatons. Read more about the airlift in Latest News and read more about Great Gull Island in the Long Island Sound Stewardship Online Atlas.

 

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