Volunteer Projects


Each year several groups or individuals volunteer to take on and complete specific tasks to improve Sleeping Giant State Park. Several recently completed projects are illustrated below. Click on the description to see more pictures. If you are interested in volunteering, contact "SGPA Volunteer Coordinator" :
by Mail: The Sleeping Giant Park Association
P.O. Box 185340
Hamden, CT 06518-0340
     



Quinnipiac University Big Event
Students remove invasive plants from the quarry
and rebuild stone walls along the Tower Path

April, 2011


Install water bars on the south end of
the Red Circle trail to improve drainage
Evan Martucci Eagle Scout Project

June, 2010

Hamden Hall Senior Class
Clean Culverts and Rebuild Stone
Walls on Tower Path

November, 2008

Replace Bridge on Red Circle Trail
Eagle Scout Project
Aaron Lefland
August, 2008

Replace One-log Bridge on Violet Trail
Eagle Scout Project
Ray Kaville
May, 2008

Remove Invasive Alien Plant Species Along Mill River
Clean Drainage Culverts Along Tower Path,
Rebuild Stone Walls Along Tower Path
Hamden Hall Freshman Class, Earth Day, April 22, 2008
Install water bars and remove invasive species on Red Circle Trail
Eagle Scout Project

Matt Banas
April, 2007

Rebuild Stone Walls, Clean Drainage Culverts, Pick Up Litter Along Tower Path
Lyman Hall High School Key Club
June 17, 2006

Rebuild Stone walls on Tower Path
Clean Drainage Culverts
Sheehan High School Volunteers
Carrie Palange, Advisor
June 11, 2006

Build Steps on Red Circle Trail

Eagle Scout Project
Alex Cantor, Troup 610, Hamden
June, 2006

Install Water Bars on East End of Green Trail

Eagle Scout Project
David Ferguson, Volunteer Crew 1, Wallingford
May, June, 2006

Pick up Litter Around Tower,
Clean Drainage Culverts Along Tower Path,
Rebuild Stone Walls Along Tower Path
Hamden Hall Volunteers
April 21, 2006
Build bridge on Green Trail across intermittent stream and wet area
Eagle Scout Project
Nov 5, 2005
Build bridge on Yellow Trail across intermittent stream
Eagle Scout Project
Nov 5, 2005
Build drainage ditches and clear culverts at hair pin turn on Tower Path
Eagle Scout Project
Oct. 22, 2005
Rebuild Stone Walls along Tower Path
Spring Glen Church
April 28, 2005
Clear Drainage Culverts on Tower Path
Lyman Hall High School Key Club
April 30, 2005
Pick up Litter Along River
Clean Drainage Culverts Along Tower Path,
Rebuild Stone Walls Along Tower Path

Hamden Hall Volunteers
April 28, 2005
Build Bridge on Horse Trail
Eagle Scout Project
June 5, 2004
Clean culverts and rebuild stone walls on Tower Path
Sheehan HS, Lyman Hall
May 16,2004
Restore Eroded area and build walls on Tower Path
Eagle Scout Project
May 8, 2004
Clean drainage culverts along tower path, remove invasive alien plants along Violet Trial and in Quarry
Hamden Hall
April 29,2004
Rebuild stone wall along Tower Path
Eagle Scout Project
September 13, 2003
Rebuild Bridge on White Trail
Eagle Scout Project
June 14, 2003

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