Calendar of Events

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March 2015
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Stroll, Story, Stew, & Song

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February 22, 2015

Trail Wood
93 Kenyon Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247
860-928-4948

A fundraiser for Trail Wood
Featuring speaker Joan Dash
Author of Shot in the Buff
Sunday Feb. 22, 2 p.m.

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Children's Program -Evergreens

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February 25, 2015

Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, 06033

The plants that stay green all year long. There is a Native American story about why the evergreens stay green all winter. They are a haven of protection for many animals. We’ll take a walk to the pond to visit the white pines and see how they help the local wildlife.

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Animal Tracking

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February 28, 2015

Gain a greater knowledge and understanding of animal tracks, racking, trail interpretation and ecology in regards to the State of Connecticut.  $10/person per day for members.  $15/person per day for nonmembers.

Last Day of Photo Exhibit & Sale!

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February 28, 2015

Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Last day of the show, view it between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. More than 230 framed nature photos, many are for sale.  A beautiful show!

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Children's Program -Going to the Beach

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March 4, 2015

Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, 06033

Have you had enough of winter and snow? Let’s take a pretend visit to the beach. Learn about sea shells, birds that live there, and play with some sand. There are lovely crafts to be made from seashells.

 

Coyotes in Connecticut & Glastonbury!

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March 4, 2015

Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, 06033

Join us for an informative evening about coyotes. Speaker Ray Hardy, master wildlife naturalist from DEEP, will offer information and tips for avoiding coyote encounters and for living with this unique animal.  $8 members, $10 nonmembers. Let us know you are coming by calling 860-633-8402.  

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Adirondack Night

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March 7, 2015

From 6:30-9:30p.m. join us for an Adirondack evening reflecting nature's rustic and rugged mountain.  The evening features a silent auction, lively music and harmonies by the Merwin Mountain Band, and hearty cuisine lie Audubon's special-recipe chilies, smoked game and fish, along with an open bar.  Ticket price is $45 per person.  Call 203-259-6305 ext. 109 for more information.

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Game Night OUt

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March 13, 2015

6:30 – 9 p.m.

For children ages 5 and up

$20; preregistration required by March 11th.

An evening of fun and games for children while parents take the night off.  Animal trivia, bingo and crafts are some of the activities planned. We will provide snack and drinks. Preregistration required. For more information and to register, call 203-259-6305, ext. 109.

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Backyard Birding

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March 14, 2015

Winter is a perfect time for viewing and identifying birds and it’s a great family activity that begins at the feeder in your own backyard. Learn how to identify Connecticut’s birds by sight and sound. See who is at the feeder this time of year, their feeding habits, their characteristics as well as ways to attract birds to your feeder, what birdseed to use, and where to place feeders. For adults and children ages 12 and up.  For more information, call 203-259-6305, ext. 109.

 

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Children's Program -Spring into Spring

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March 18, 2015

Center at Glastonbury
1361 Main Street
Glastonbury, 06033

YES!!! It’s just around the corner. SPRING! Just can’t wait for some warm weather to come our way. Are the maple buds in bloom? We’ll look for sign of spring: birds, flowers, tree buds, and maybe a few daring insects may be out.

 

 

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Badge Bonanza

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March 21, 2015

9 a.m. to noon
Attention all scouts! Don’t miss this great opportunity to earn a new badge or two. Join Connecticut Audubon Society’s teacher-naturalists as they lead scouts on an exploratory hike through Fairfield’s beautiful Larsen Sanctuary, all while satisfying badge requirements, journeys and achievements.
The badges Connecticut Audubon Society will address on each day are:
For Boys:
Cub Scouts: Tiger (Let’s Go Outdoors), Bear (Sharing Your World with Wildlife), and Webelos (Naturalists)
Boy Scouts: Bird Study

For Girls:
Brownie Bugs and Brownie Hiker
Junior Animal Habitats
*These programs tie into the Girl Scout’s Journey Series’ “It’s Your Planet, Love It!” and/or “It’s Your Story, Tell It!”

 Space is limited, pre-registration is required. The fee is $10 per badge, per scout.

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Master Naturalist Training

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March 24, 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 24, 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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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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