|February 25, 2018
Trail Wood Writer & Artist In-Residence Exhibit
Trail Wood Writer & Artist In-Residence ExhibitJanuary 21, 2018 N/A - Center at Pomfret
OPENING Reception and Reading
Each year the Summer Writer and Artist In-Residence Program at our Trail Wood Sanctuary in Hampton produces inspirational work. This year’s class is no exception. The beauty found in their paintings, photography and written word well reflect the tranquility of Trail Wood. A great boost in the dead of winter, come celebrate this year’s artists and writers and the Trail Wood experience. Free admission – donations always appreciated.Map to Center at Pomfret
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Trail Wood Reflections- Writer & Artist In-Residence Exhibit
Trail Wood Reflections- Writer & Artist In-Residence ExhibitFebruary 25, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Center at Pomfret
CLOSING Reception and Reading
Celebrate the art inspired by Trail Wood, as well as readings by former Writers In-Residence including Kathy Hauswirth, who writes about nature in Connecticut and is the author of the recently published The Book of Noticing – Collections and Connections on the Trail. Free admission – donations always appreciated.Map to Center at Pomfret
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|February 26, 2018
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Mondays, January 8 - February 26
10 - 10:45 a.m.
(no class Jan. 15 and Feb. 19)
Ages 2-3 with a participating adult
Each week we’ll learn fun nature facts, create crafts and meet exciting animals. Six-week series fee: members $60, non-members $80. Single class fee: members $12/class,non-members $16/class. Pre-registration required. Call: 203-259-6305 ext. 109.
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Film Series - Generation Zapped (2017)
Film Series - Generation Zapped (2017)February 26, 2018 6:30 pm - Center at Pomfret
Monday, February 26, 6:30 p.m.
We encounter 100,000 times more radiation from wireless technologies than we did decades ago. This film, to be released in 2018, investigates the potential dangers of prolonged exposure to radio frequencies (RFs) from wireless technology; its potential effects on our health and the development of our children. Fee: $5 per personMap to Center at Pomfret
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|February 27, 2018||February 28, 2018
Wednesday Noon Walks
Wednesday Noon WalksFebruary 28, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Center at Pomfret
Join Connecticut Audubon Society volunteers for fresh air, exercise, good company and naturalist lessons along the way. Seniors and parents with babes in backpacks welcome. Free to CAS members; $3 non-members.Map to Center at Pomfret
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Advanced Volunteer Training: Bird Breeding Basics
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday, February 28 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Current volunteers may join Miley Bull, senior director of science and conservation for The Connecticut Audubon Society as he leads us in learning about the breeding season. This will include finding a place to breed, finding mates, and building nests.
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Guided Winter Nature Walk
Guided Winter Nature WalkFebruary 28, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, February 28 2 p.m. (1.5-2 hours) 1.5 -2.5 miles
Join Miley Bull, senior director of science and conservation for The Connecticut Audubon Society at the Deer Pond Farm Center in Sherman to learn a little about the upcoming bird breeding season. Although our owls have already begun the breeding season, our Black-Capped Chickadees, Tufted Titmice and Northern Cardinals will be starting soon!
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|March 1, 2018
Thinking Thursday Walk & Talk: "Invasive Plant Species"
Thinking Thursday Walk & Talk: "Invasive Plant Species"March 1, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Karen Cowperthwaite, licensed landscape architect and Michelle MacKinnon, advanced master gardener at Deer Pond Farm for a guided walk along trails during National Invasive Species Awareness Week to learn about the non-native plant species that have been introduced in Connecticut. We will examine why certain plants are labeled invasive, the impact they have on our native plant species and the harm that is caused to our bird and other wildlife habitats. Information regarding managing and controlling invasive plants will also be presented.
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|March 2, 2018||March 3, 2018
WILDLIFE TRACKING AND MONITORING - TRAINING / MONITORING HIKES
WILDLIFE TRACKING AND MONITORING - TRAINING / MONITORING HIKESMarch 3, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Center at Pomfret
Search for and document track and sign of large mammals such as fisher, river otter, black bear, and bobcat. Become a trained volunteer and monitor study sites in Willington, Canterbury, Woodstock and Bethany on a quarterly basis. Attend training hikes that suit your schedule throughout the seasons. Registration is required, call 860-928-4948 or send an email to email@example.com. Training fee per hike: $50 CAS members; $60 non-members.
SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 9 A.M. – 3 P.M. IN WOODSTOCK