Upcoming Events

Exhibit: Student National History Day Projects

Wednesday March 20, 10:00 AM - Wednesday May 15
Academy Building

The Salisbury Association Historical Society presents: Salisbury Central School student projects for 2019 National History. 15 students sponsored by the Salisbury Association have prepared projects on the theme: Triumph & Tragedy in History. They will compete in Torrington at our local History Day on March 16, after which their projects will be showcased at the Academy Building, 24 Main Street, open weekdays and Saturdays from 10-1.

Paul Rego: Black Bears

Saturday March 30, 4:00 PM
Scoville Memorial Library

Paul Rego is a wildlife biologist with Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. He presents a discussion of the history and biology of the black bear in Connecticut, including black bear food habits, reproduction, winter denning and social organization. He explains strategies for reducing the likelihood of human encounters with bears, as well as current management and research being conducted. Co-sponsored by the Scoville Memorial Library and the Salisbury Association Land Trust.

Tom Zetterstrom: Japanese Knotweed on the Wild and Scenic Housatonic

Saturday April 27, 10:00 AM
Scoville Memorial Library

Japanes Knotweed is one of the most aggressive invasive weeds in our region and is particularly destructive to native habitats along rivers and streams. Well-known environmental activist and tree preservationist Tom Zetterstrom will examine the ecological impact of the ongoing Japanese Knotweed invasion locally and regionally, and will offer tips on identifying and eradicating this pest. Co-sponsored by the Scoville Memorial Library and the Salisbury Association Land Trust.