Author: Jorge Schuhmacher

New Faces !

New Faces !

Volunteers from the Adopt-A-Spot program were hard at work weeding and mulching the pedestrian bridge and ramps this last weekend,  May 4 & 5. Lila and Shaquan recently joined the program and are part of the large group that signed up this spring to volunteer. 

Spring Planting

Spring Planting

More than 30 new plants were added to the ramps and the pedestrian bridge on May 15 under the guidance of our landscape designer Tysh McGrail and volunteers from the Adopt-a-Spot program.   The list includes azaleas, salvias, two large Hawthorns, junipers, hydrangeas and many 

Second Annual Bird Walk

Second Annual Bird Walk

Thirteen  bird watcher enthusiasts participated in our second annual FIPP bird walk, Saturday May 8. We recorded 19 species and one of the highlights was watching an egret and a great blue heron fly up from the shoreline near us. Big thanks to Lisa Maloney 

New trees planted in the park !

New trees planted in the park !

The Tree Restitution Advisory Committee awarded eight new trees to be planted in India Point Park. An additional five trees will also be planted as replacements for some that did not survive our previous planting project. The trees include: 2 Pin Oak, 3 American Holly, 

Earth Day 2021

Earth Day 2021

Adopt-a-Spot volunteers at work on Earth day ! More than 20 volunteers are part of this group yet not enough to care for the the many areas that need gardening and maintenance in the park. If you love gardening, please sign up!

Earth Day 2021

Earth Day 2021

A group of enthusiastic volunteers from the Blackstone Team at Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty weeding and pruning the tunnel area in the park on Earth day. Thank you for a much needed, excellent job!

RISD Founders’day

RISD Founders’day

To celebrate Founder’s day, a group of RISD alumni volunteers came to the park on March 22 to prune grasses and remove debris from the bridge and ramp beds. After a few hours of hard work the entrance to park looked transformed and ready for 

Fall 2020 planting

Fall 2020 planting

More than a 100 new plants were added to the serpentine wall this past Saturday!   On a beautiful fall day, volunteers were hard at work pruning, adding compost and planting a variety of ferns, flowering phlox and sedge.

Much accomplished!

Much accomplished!

Smiling, yes smiling, Adopt-A-Spot volunteers after another Saturday morning in the hot summer of 2020.

Adopt-A-Spot volunteers at work

Adopt-A-Spot volunteers at work

weeding and keeping the park beautiful in spite of scorching weather and the challenges of masks and distancing.