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Nature Nursery

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March 30, 2015

Mondays: March 23 – May 18, (No class April 13) Classes meet: 10 – 10:45 a.m. For children ages 2-3 years accompanied by an actively participating adult

Individual class fee: CAS Members $12/class; Nonmembers $16/class
8-Program Series fee: CAS Members $88; Nonmembers $120

Come join us as spring approaches. Spring colors, sounds and movements surround us as we venture out into the Larsen Sanctuary. We’ll listen for frogs calling, view turtles sunning themselves and watch birds who have journeyed back from their long winter travels. Preregistration required. For more information and to register, call 203-259-6305, ext. 109.

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Master Naturalist Training

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March 31, 2015

Center at Pomfret
189 Pomfret St. (Rte.169)
Pomfret Center, CT 06259

Learn more about the natural sciences and volunteer with the Center at Pomfret. Registration limited to 15. Visit Center at Pomfret web page to download more information and application.

Master Naturalist Training

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March 31, 2015

Tuesdays, March 24 through May 26
Have you always wanted to learn more about the natural sciences? Want to volunteer at the Center? With  44 hours of training, this may be the program for you.
The Master Naturalist program is a certificate program that increases individual skills as a novice naturalist and a way to help citizens become more involved in the Fairfield community and Connecticut Audubon society network.   Cost - $195 members; $250 non-members (includes membership).  Go to Center at Fairfield page to download the course outline and application.

 

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Egg Hunt

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April 4, 2015

10– 11:30 a.m. and 1—2:30 p.m.

Fun family activities include an egg hunt (ideal for children 8 and under), spring-themed craft making, and a visit from a special rabbit. Our morning egg hunt includes a continental breakfast and our afternoon hunt includes juice, cookies and healthy snacks. Pre-registration required. Program fee: $10/child and $5 for adults for CAS members; $15/child and $5 for adults for nonmembers. Children under 2 are free.  Preregistration required 203-259-6305 ext. 109.  Please register by April 2.

 

 

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Nature Nursery

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April 6, 2015

Mondays: March 23 – May 18, (No class April 13) Classes meet: 10 – 10:45 a.m. For children ages 2-3 years accompanied by an actively participating adult

Individual class fee: CAS Members $12/class; Nonmembers $16/class
8-Program Series fee: CAS Members $88; Nonmembers $120

Come join us as spring approaches. Spring colors, sounds and movements surround us as we venture out into the Larsen Sanctuary. We’ll listen for frogs calling, view turtles sunning themselves and watch birds who have journeyed back from their long winter travels. Preregistration required. For more information and to register, call 203-259-6305, ext. 109.

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Master Naturalist Training

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April 7, 2015

Center at Pomfret
189 Pomfret St. (Rte.169)
Pomfret Center, CT 06259

Learn more about the natural sciences and volunteer with the Center at Pomfret. Registration limited to 15. Visit Center at Pomfret web page to download more information and application.

Master Naturalist Training

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April 7, 2015

Tuesdays, March 24 through May 26
Have you always wanted to learn more about the natural sciences? Want to volunteer at the Center? With  44 hours of training, this may be the program for you.
The Master Naturalist program is a certificate program that increases individual skills as a novice naturalist and a way to help citizens become more involved in the Fairfield community and Connecticut Audubon society network.   Cost - $195 members; $250 non-members (includes membership).  Go to Center at Fairfield page to download the course outline and application.

 

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Children's Programs Ages 1 1/2 to 5

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April 8, 2015

Enjoy various classes on nature topics, take a short walk, make a craft and most of all enjoy learning about nature. Please call to pre-register or email kneville@ctaudubon.org to let us know you are coming. 

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Afterschool Nature Club

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April 9, 2015

Thursdays, April 9, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28

From 3:45 –5:15p.m.

For children grades K to 2nd

Join us as we explore the sanctuary searching for whatever comes our way. We’ll have fun hiking and playing games; you never know where the afternoon will bring us. A light snack is provided. Outdoor attire required. $10/child per session for CAS members and $14/child for nonmembers. Preregistration required at least two days prior to the class.

 

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Birdhouse Contest Entries Due by 5 p.m.

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April 10, 2015

Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Make a birdhouse out of repurposed materials and enter it in our contest. Entries will be hung at our Earth Fair on April 25.

Return of the Osprey Fundraiser

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April 10, 2015

Coastal Center at Milford Point
1 Milford Point Road
Milford, CT 06460

In celebration of the Ospreys’ long-awaited return, the Coastal Center is having its annual Return of the Osprey Party on Friday, April 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Center.

It’s a chance to meet old friends and make new ones; there is live music, fine wine, hors d’ oeuvres, wonderful silent auction and raffle items, and as always, great company.

We hope you can join us!

Tickets are $40/ person, $75/ couple. Call Louise to register at 203-878-7440 x 502.

Whether you can make it or not, be sure to watch the Ospreys on our much-improved Osprey Cam.

Peeper Prowl

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April 10, 2015

Friday, April 10 from 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Come listen with us for spring peepers in our marsh and look for secretive animals like the spotted salamander. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Preregistration required by April 8.   $6/person for CAS members and $8/person for nonmembers.

 

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Outdoor & Indoor Spring Clean-up

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April 11, 2015

Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, 06033

Wear your old clothes, bring a rake, gloves, and plenty of energy!  Indoor and outdoor clean-up gets us ready for our Earth Fair, 9-4, refreshments provided.

Saturday Spring Walks

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April 11, 2015

 

From 12:15—1 p.m.

Hike the trails with us as we look and listen for signs of spring! Skunk cabbage, migrating birds, peepers calling. We’ll roll logs looking for insects and salamanders, too! Free for members and $3 for nonmembers. Preregistration by April 9/ May 14.

 

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Spring Break Nature Palooza

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April 13, 2015

For children ages 4 to grades 5

Monday – Friday April 13th -17th

9:30 to 12:30 Lunch Bunch 12:30 to 1:30

Join us as we welcome back the animals and plants that have been hiding all winter. We’ll investigate the Larsen Sanctuary to look for evidence of spring’s arrival. This program includes live animals, craft making and outdoor explorations. CAS Members: $180; non-members: $240. Single day:$36; nonmembers: $48. Lunch Bunch: $12 a day/ $60 a week. Preregister required by April 9.

 

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Master Naturalist Training

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April 14, 2015

Center at Pomfret
189 Pomfret St. (Rte.169)
Pomfret Center, CT 06259

Learn more about the natural sciences and volunteer with the Center at Pomfret. Registration limited to 15. Visit Center at Pomfret web page to download more information and application.

Spring Break Nature Palooza

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April 14, 2015

For children ages 4 to grades 5

Monday – Friday April 13th -17th

9:30 to 12:30 Lunch Bunch 12:30 to 1:30

Join us as we welcome back the animals and plants that have been hiding all winter. We’ll investigate the Larsen Sanctuary to look for evidence of spring’s arrival. This program includes live animals, craft making and outdoor explorations. CAS Members: $180; non-members: $240. Single day:$36; nonmembers: $48. Lunch Bunch: $12 a day/ $60 a week. Preregister required by April 9.

 

Master Naturalist Training

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April 14, 2015

Tuesdays, March 24 through May 26
Have you always wanted to learn more about the natural sciences? Want to volunteer at the Center? With  44 hours of training, this may be the program for you.
The Master Naturalist program is a certificate program that increases individual skills as a novice naturalist and a way to help citizens become more involved in the Fairfield community and Connecticut Audubon society network.   Cost - $195 members; $250 non-members (includes membership).  Go to Center at Fairfield page to download the course outline and application.

 

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Spring Break Nature Palooza

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April 15, 2015

For children ages 4 to grades 5

Monday – Friday April 13th -17th

9:30 to 12:30 Lunch Bunch 12:30 to 1:30

Join us as we welcome back the animals and plants that have been hiding all winter. We’ll investigate the Larsen Sanctuary to look for evidence of spring’s arrival. This program includes live animals, craft making and outdoor explorations. CAS Members: $180; non-members: $240. Single day:$36; nonmembers: $48. Lunch Bunch: $12 a day/ $60 a week. Preregister required by April 9.

 

Children's Program-Frogs

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April 15, 2015

Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

It’s time for frogs, peepers and salamanders in Glastonbury! Where do frogs live? What do salamanders eat? We’ll learn all about our backyard amphibian friends!

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Spring Break Nature Palooza

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April 16, 2015

For children ages 4 to grades 5

Monday – Friday April 13th -17th

9:30 to 12:30 Lunch Bunch 12:30 to 1:30

Join us as we welcome back the animals and plants that have been hiding all winter. We’ll investigate the Larsen Sanctuary to look for evidence of spring’s arrival. This program includes live animals, craft making and outdoor explorations. CAS Members: $180; non-members: $240. Single day:$36; nonmembers: $48. Lunch Bunch: $12 a day/ $60 a week. Preregister required by April 9.

 

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Spring Break Nature Palooza

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April 17, 2015

For children ages 4 to grades 5

Monday – Friday April 13th -17th

9:30 to 12:30 Lunch Bunch 12:30 to 1:30

Join us as we welcome back the animals and plants that have been hiding all winter. We’ll investigate the Larsen Sanctuary to look for evidence of spring’s arrival. This program includes live animals, craft making and outdoor explorations. CAS Members: $180; non-members: $240. Single day:$36; nonmembers: $48. Lunch Bunch: $12 a day/ $60 a week. Preregister required by April 9.

 

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Outdoor & Indoor Spring Clean-up

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April 18, 2015

Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Wear your old clothes, bring a rake, gloves, and plenty of energy!  Indoor and outdoor clean-up gets us ready for our Earth Fair, 9-4, refreshments provided.

SOLO Wilderness First Aid

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April 18, 2015

SOLO’s 16-hour comprehensive introductory Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course is a must for outdoor enthusiasts. Using mock rescue scenarios, skilled instructors provide participants hands-on experience with first aid and long-term patient care in the backcountry. WFA is recognized by the American Camping Association, U.S. Coast Guard, and various guide and Connecticut Summer Camp licensing boards as meeting their first aid requirement, and is accepted as a recertification course for WFR (80-hour First Responder-nominal additional fee).

9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. each day

Payment in full is due upon registration; please register early by calling Louise at 203-878-7440 x 502.

Cost: $195 includes snacks & drinks ($100 non-refundable). There is an additional fee for CPR training; please inquire if interested.

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SOLO Wilderness First Aid

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April 19, 2015

SOLO’s 16-hour comprehensive introductory Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course is a must for outdoor enthusiasts. Using mock rescue scenarios, skilled instructors provide participants hands-on experience with first aid and long-term patient care in the backcountry. WFA is recognized by the American Camping Association, U.S. Coast Guard, and various guide and Connecticut Summer Camp licensing boards as meeting their first aid requirement, and is accepted as a recertification course for WFR (80-hour First Responder-nominal additional fee).

9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. each day

Payment in full is due upon registration; please register early by calling Louise at 203-878-7440 x 502.

Cost: $195 includes snacks & drinks ($100 non-refundable). There is an additional fee for CPR training; please inquire if interested.

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Nature Nursery

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April 20, 2015

Mondays: March 23 – May 18, (No class April 13) Classes meet: 10 – 10:45 a.m. For children ages 2-3 years accompanied by an actively participating adult

Individual class fee: CAS Members $12/class; Nonmembers $16/class
8-Program Series fee: CAS Members $88; Nonmembers $120

Come join us as spring approaches. Spring colors, sounds and movements surround us as we venture out into the Larsen Sanctuary. We’ll listen for frogs calling, view turtles sunning themselves and watch birds who have journeyed back from their long winter travels. Preregistration required. For more information and to register, call 203-259-6305, ext. 109.

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Master Naturalist Training

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April 21, 2015

Center at Pomfret
189 Pomfret St. (Rte.169)
Pomfret Center, CT 06259

Learn more about the natural sciences and volunteer with the Center at Pomfret. Registration limited to 15. Visit Center at Pomfret web page to download more information and application.

Master Naturalist Training

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April 21, 2015

Tuesdays, March 24 through May 26
Have you always wanted to learn more about the natural sciences? Want to volunteer at the Center? With  44 hours of training, this may be the program for you.
The Master Naturalist program is a certificate program that increases individual skills as a novice naturalist and a way to help citizens become more involved in the Fairfield community and Connecticut Audubon society network.   Cost - $195 members; $250 non-members (includes membership).  Go to Center at Fairfield page to download the course outline and application.

 

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Children's Program-Earth Day!

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April 22, 2015

Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, 06033

Reduce, reuse and recycle! Become an earth-day hero and make arts and crafts from recycled materials. 

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Afterschool Nature Club

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April 23, 2015

Thursdays, April 9, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28

From 3:45 –5:15p.m.

For children grades K to 2nd

Join us as we explore the sanctuary searching for whatever comes our way. We’ll have fun hiking and playing games; you never know where the afternoon will bring us. A light snack is provided. Outdoor attire required. $10/child per session for CAS members and $14/child for nonmembers. Preregistration required at least two days prior to the class.

 

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Badge Bonanza

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April 25, 2015

From 9 to noon
This is a great opportunity to earn a badge or two.  Our teacher naturalists will lead scouts on an exploratory hike through Larsen Sanctuary, all while satisfying badge requirements, journeys and achievements.  Check the Center at Fairfield page for the badges we will address.

26th Annual Earth Fair

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April 25, 2015

Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Enjoy a variety of family and child friendly activities, bring your camera for lots of photo opportunities. Animals, theater, children's parade, May Pole dance and much more. Birds of prey and snake demonstrations. $3 per person.  Easy access: ride the shuttle bus from Buttonball School on Buttonball Lane in Glastonbury. 

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Nature Nursery

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April 27, 2015

Mondays: March 23 – May 18, (No class April 13) Classes meet: 10 – 10:45 a.m. For children ages 2-3 years accompanied by an actively participating adult

Individual class fee: CAS Members $12/class; Nonmembers $16/class
8-Program Series fee: CAS Members $88; Nonmembers $120

Come join us as spring approaches. Spring colors, sounds and movements surround us as we venture out into the Larsen Sanctuary. We’ll listen for frogs calling, view turtles sunning themselves and watch birds who have journeyed back from their long winter travels. Preregistration required. For more information and to register, call 203-259-6305, ext. 109.

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Master Naturalist Training

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April 28, 2015

Center at Pomfret
189 Pomfret St. (Rte.169)
Pomfret Center, CT 06259

Learn more about the natural sciences and volunteer with the Center at Pomfret. Registration limited to 15. Visit Center at Pomfret web page to download more information and application.

Master Naturalist Training

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April 28, 2015

Tuesdays, March 24 through May 26
Have you always wanted to learn more about the natural sciences? Want to volunteer at the Center? With  44 hours of training, this may be the program for you.
The Master Naturalist program is a certificate program that increases individual skills as a novice naturalist and a way to help citizens become more involved in the Fairfield community and Connecticut Audubon society network.   Cost - $195 members; $250 non-members (includes membership).  Go to Center at Fairfield page to download the course outline and application.

 

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Children's Program-Turtles

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April 29, 2015

Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Did you know that there are 12 different types of turtles that live in Connecticut? We’ll learn about where turtles live in our state, and then meet some of the turtles that live at the Audubon Center here in Glastonbury!

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Afterschool Nature Club

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April 30, 2015

Thursdays, April 9, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28

From 3:45 –5:15p.m.

For children grades K to 2nd

Join us as we explore the sanctuary searching for whatever comes our way. We’ll have fun hiking and playing games; you never know where the afternoon will bring us. A light snack is provided. Outdoor attire required. $10/child per session for CAS members and $14/child for nonmembers. Preregistration required at least two days prior to the class.

 

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