Bring the family for a fun hike following a "treasure map" through Trail Wood. Stop at the house and receive a map and hint sheet for finding the hidden boxes. Each box contains facts about nature or the Teale's and Trail Wood with a sticker for your hint sheet. Collect all the stickers and get a prize at eh end of your adventure. Cost Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.
Welcome to Mystery Monday! Let’s play a game of I Spy: Coastal Connecticut!
Every Monday The Coastal Center educators will post part of a picture of an organism found along the coast of Connecticut to our Program & Events page, the Coastal Center Facebook page and The Connecticut Audubon Society Facebook page.
Make your best guess–you can post your answer on The Coastal Center’s Facebook page: click here or on The Connecticut Audubon Society Facebook page:click here.
The answer will be posted Tuesdays at 10 a.m. on the Coastal Center's Program & Events webpage and Facebook pages. Check to see if your guess was correct and learn some fun facts about the creature!
Join award winning photographer, Tomas Koeck, as we look at the how to’s behind wildlife photography. This class is for beginners, intermediate photographers, and anyone who wants to learn more on how to capture wildlife through a lens.
The Connecticut River is recognized as one of the most ecologically and culturally important rivers on the U.S. east coast. In this interactive webinar, conservation biologist Jim Arrigoni will take you on a virtual tour of the watershed, highlighting the flora and fauna and unique aspects of its natural and human history.
Jim Arrigoni, our conservation biologist will lead this bird walk. Jim has expertise in natural history and ecology of New England forests, streams, and wetlands, and he has worked extensively with birds, amphibians, reptiles, invertebrates, and trees. In addition to identifying species, he seeks to understand their role and relationships and how their populations persist in a changing world. He’ll take the tours through the diverse habitats of Deer Pond Farm while explaining the habitat enhancement work throughout the sanctuary. Each tour will include Jim and four pre-registered and pre-paid attendees. Member fee: $20 per person. Non-member fee: $25.
Some of our most impressive flyers, swallows flit about in summer catching insects out of the air. In this webinar, teacher naturalist Joe Attwater will go over which of these beautiful aerial acrobats you can expect to see in Connecticut. Joe will discuss:
Join Environmental Outreach Administrator and CT-based birder Allison Black for a webinar on Connecticut’s sea-dwelling bird species! Allison will discuss identification and life history of what you might see while out on Long Island Sound. Come “sea” for yourself what amazing birds we have just out of sight in our saltwater areas!
With summer in Connecticut comes those pesky biting flying insects. Thankfully, many of our feathered friends are here to help, including our flycatchers. In this webinar, teacher-naturalist Joe Attwater will discuss the aerial insectivores that call Connecticut home during the summer.