The Kent Land Trust will hold a grand opening celebration of the East Kent Hamlet Nature Preserve Aug. 29 at 10:30 a.m.

The preserve was formerly known as Camp Francis.

The celebration at 39 Kent Hollow Road will include remarks by Rob Klee, commissioner of the state Department of Energy & Environmental Protection; Kent First Selectman Bruce Adams; and Bill Arnold, land trust president.

Guided hikes will be offered and refreshments will be served.

For more information and RSVP, email