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September 2014
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Junior Animal Care Keepers

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September 10, 2014

Students currently enrolled in Grades 6 & 7

Wednesdays: September 10 – October 22 (no class September 24)

3:30-5:00 p.m.

 

If you've ever wanted to go behind the scenes at the Connecticut Audubon Society and meet our resident animals face to face, this program is for you!  This 6-week program provides 6th and 7th graders with the opportunity to join staff in caring for and studying the resident nonreleasable animals who call the Center at Fairfield their home.

 

The program provides an overview of our live animal collection including reptiles, amphibians, birds and invertebrates.  From glamorous to gross, you’ll learn animal husbandry care, prepare and offer their food, and make sure they have a healthy living environment.  At the end of the course each participant will receive a certificate of completion.

 

Space is limited. Advance registration required. Program fee: $60/person for CAS members; $80/person for non-members. All proceeds support Connecticut Audubon Society environmental education programs. Register in advance by calling 203-259-6305 ext. 109.

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Junior Animal Care Keepers

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September 17, 2014

Students currently enrolled in Grades 6 & 7

Wednesdays: September 10 – October 22 (no class September 24)

3:30-5:00 p.m.

 

If you've ever wanted to go behind the scenes at the Connecticut Audubon Society and meet our resident animals face to face, this program is for you!  This 6-week program provides 6th and 7th graders with the opportunity to join staff in caring for and studying the resident nonreleasable animals who call the Center at Fairfield their home.

 

The program provides an overview of our live animal collection including reptiles, amphibians, birds and invertebrates.  From glamorous to gross, you’ll learn animal husbandry care, prepare and offer their food, and make sure they have a healthy living environment.  At the end of the course each participant will receive a certificate of completion.

 

Space is limited. Advance registration required. Program fee: $60/person for CAS members; $80/person for non-members. All proceeds support Connecticut Audubon Society environmental education programs. Register in advance by calling 203-259-6305 ext. 109.

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Creature Feature

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September 19, 2014

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Join us for a live animal program featuring some of the Center’s resident education animals. Learn fun animal facts and discover the wonderful world of several of our mammals, reptiles, amphibians and even a few creepy crawlies.  Make a simple animal craft, too.

All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $3 for Connecticut Audubon Society members and $5 for non-members.  For more information call 203-259-6305 ext. 109.

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Nature Nursery - Fall Harvest

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September 23, 2014

Center at Fairfield
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield, 06824

Children ages 3-5 years accompanied by an actively participating adult.

Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:30 pm

September 23rd-November 18th (No class Nov 11)

What do all the animals do in the fall?  How do they prepare for winter?  Where do the leaves go?  Each week we will discover the answers to these very questions.  Come join us as we discover fun facts, create cool crafts and meet exciting animals.  Please wear appropriate outdoor attire and footwear.  Advance registration required.

Single program fee: $12/session for Connecticut Audubon Society Members; $16/session for non-members.  8-program series fee: $88 for Connecticut Audubon Society Members and $120 for Non-members.

 

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Birds and Their Habitat Preview Party

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September 26, 2014

 Birds and Their Habitat” Gala Preview Party

 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Open bar, buffet, and Silent Auction. Tickets are $75; call 203-259-6305 ext. 109.

The Connecticut Audubon Society brings together talented artists who specialize in birds and/or the beauty of nature (landscapes, birds and bird habitats) during its fourth annual Birds and Their Habitat juried artists’ exhibition and sale. Gifted artists working in a variety of media have been selected to display and sell their works by a jury of specialists to ensure quality and professionalism. Media includes: painting, photography, pottery, printmaking, and wood carving. Also featured is Connecticut Audubon Society 2014 “Artist of the Year” Katie Lee, renowned botanical and wildlife artist and instructor recognized for her drawing accuracy and detailed painting techniques.

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Birds and Their Habitat Art Exhibit and Sale

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September 27, 2014

 Birds and Their Habitat

10:00-4:00pm

Tickets $5

The Connecticut Audubon Society brings together talented artists who specialize in birds and/or the beauty of nature (landscapes, birds and bird habitats) during its fourth annual Birds and Their Habitat juried artists’ exhibition and sale. Gifted artists working in a variety of media have been selected to display and sell their works by a jury of specialists to ensure quality and professionalism. Media includes: painting, photography, pottery, printmaking, and wood carving. Also featured is Connecticut Audubon Society 2014 “Artist of the Year” Katie Lee, renowned botanical and wildlife artist and instructor recognized for her drawing accuracy and detailed painting techniques.

Bird sketching class with Katie Lee 11:00 $10 (includes admission) Registration Required  call to register at 203-259-6305 ext. 109

Children's bird crafting projects 1:00 - 3:00 pm

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Birds and Their Habitat Art Exhibit and Sale

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September 28, 2014

 Birds and Their Habitat

10:00-4:00pm

Tickets $5

The Connecticut Audubon Society brings together talented artists who specialize in birds and/or the beauty of nature (landscapes, birds and bird habitats) during its fourth annual Birds and Their Habitat juried artists’ exhibition and sale. Gifted artists working in a variety of media have been selected to display and sell their works by a jury of specialists to ensure quality and professionalism. Media includes: painting, photography, pottery, printmaking, and wood carving. Also featured is Connecticut Audubon Society 2014 “Artist of the Year” Katie Lee, renowned botanical and wildlife artist and instructor recognized for her drawing accuracy and detailed painting techniques.

James Prosek talk at 11:00

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Nature Nursery - Fall Harvest

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September 30, 2014

Center at Fairfield
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield, 06824

Children ages 3-5 years accompanied by an actively participating adult.

Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:30 pm

September 23rd-November 18th (No class Nov 11)

What do all the animals do in the fall?  How do they prepare for winter?  Where do the leaves go?  Each week we will discover the answers to these very questions.  Come join us as we discover fun facts, create cool crafts and meet exciting animals.  Please wear appropriate outdoor attire and footwear.  Advance registration required.

Single program fee: $12/session for Connecticut Audubon Society Members; $16/session for non-members.  8-program series fee: $88 for Connecticut Audubon Society Members and $120 for Non-members.

 

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Junior Animal Care Keepers

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October 1, 2014

Students currently enrolled in Grades 6 & 7

Wednesdays: September 10 – October 22 (no class September 24)

3:30-5:00 p.m.

 

If you've ever wanted to go behind the scenes at the Connecticut Audubon Society and meet our resident animals face to face, this program is for you!  This 6-week program provides 6th and 7th graders with the opportunity to join staff in caring for and studying the resident nonreleasable animals who call the Center at Fairfield their home.

 

The program provides an overview of our live animal collection including reptiles, amphibians, birds and invertebrates.  From glamorous to gross, you’ll learn animal husbandry care, prepare and offer their food, and make sure they have a healthy living environment.  At the end of the course each participant will receive a certificate of completion.

 

Space is limited. Advance registration required. Program fee: $60/person for CAS members; $80/person for non-members. All proceeds support Connecticut Audubon Society environmental education programs. Register in advance by calling 203-259-6305 ext. 109.

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October 4 Seed Sale

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October 4, 2014N/A

Today is the day to purchase high quality Lyric Birdseed at a 20% discount!  Stop in the Nature Store between the hours of 10 - 3 to purchase your seed.

CT Audubon Society
Center at Fairfield Birdcraft Museum Coastal Center at Milford Point Center at Glastonbury Center at Pomfret EcoTravel

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