Connecticut Audbon Society
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Coastal Center at Milford Point

Coastal Center Programs & Events

Field Work and Laboratory Techniques for Teachers

Saturday, September 21   
9 a.m.– 3 p.m.                                                                                                                                           

What can you do with a group of students in the outdoors and then have enough information
and samples to bring them back into the classroom and fill hours of learning from your field experience?

Join Alberto Mimo on a quest for knowledge on fieldwork. In addition to the workshop, you will also get
a copy of his book “Field and Laboratory Techniques in Ecology and Natural History”.

This workshop is directed to any teacher that wants to go out into the field,
in the school grounds or at a field location, to work with their students in activities related to natural history. The activities are written at an adult level and we will help you modify them for any age group.
This workshop is held at the Coastal Center, 1 Milford Point Road, Milford, CT.
Workshop is limited to 15 teachers.
Fee:  $30.00 (includes book.
To register, please call 203-878-7440 x502


Monarchs, Milkweed, & You

Sunday, September 22          
1 – 2 p.m.

Monarchs are on the move to their overwintering grounds in Mexico! Start inside with a discovery talk about the importance of milkweed to the Monarch’s life cycle, the challenges they face in an everchanging world, and what you can do to help. Then head outdoors to search our Pollinator Garden and around the center for monarch butterflies. Program runs rain or shine.  In the event of inclement weather, alternate indoor activities are planned.
Appropriate for adults & for families with children age 5 and up.  No strollers.

Members:  $7/person; Non-members: $10/person.  Pre-registration required. 
To register, please call 203-878-7440.

Early Fall Bird Walk with Miley Bull

Saturday, September 28      
Noon – 2 p.m.

Join Miley Bull, Connecticut Audubon’s senior director of science and conservation, for a walk along the marsh, beach, and upland areas of the Coastal Center to view the birds that are here this time of year. All levels of birders are welcome. Please bring binoculars and spotting scopes, if you have them. Appropriate for adults and teens 16 and up. Registrants will be notified if program is cancelled for inclement weather. Pre-registration is required.  
Members $7/person, Non-members $10/person.
To register, please call 203-878-7440.

Birthday Parties and Scouts

Birthday Parties

Look no further! CAS’s Coastal Center at Milford Point is the perfect place to hold your child’s next birthday party! Our staff has designed a wide range of “theme” parties to provide your child and their friends with a memorable and fun hands-on learning experience. Click here for our brochure. Call 203-878-7440 for details.

Brownie, Girl Scout, Cub Scout & Boy Scout Programs

Our updated scouting programs are 60-90 minutes long and are designed to help scouts earn their badges and learn about the environment. Click here for our brochure on Girl Scout programs. For our Cub Scout brochure, click here. Call 203-878-7440 for more information or to book a program for your scout today!





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