Authors on Stage: Kayaker David Park

Category: Summer Reading EventCategory: AuthorsCategory: Speakers & Lecture Series
Location: Adrian Lamb Room

Local author David Park will discuss his new book, Kayaking in and Around the Norwalk Islands, at the New Canaan Library on Tuesday, July 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Adrian Lamb Room.

Join David and hear all the details and ask questions about kayaking the area between Darien and Westport, including local rivers, coast, and islands off-shore. Information on kayak safety and island-nesting birds will also be provided, and an 18-foot sea-kayak and gear will be on display, courtesy of the Small Boat Shop of Norwalk. Kayaking in and Around the Norwalk Islands is a local, niche guidebook and includes color photos. Signed copies will be available for $10.

David Park grew up in the town of Weston and has lived in East Norwalk for the past 27 years. He is retired and devotes his time to public service. David is past-chairman of the Norwalk Historical Commission, former board member of the Norwalk River Watershed Association, member of the 5-Town Norwalk River Valley Trail Steering Committee, and board secretary of the East Norwalk Library.

David has been a canoeist all his life and an avid kayaker of local waters for the past 15 years. In addition, he has been documenting the local active Osprey nests for the past 13 years.