Connecticut Audbon Society
Center at Fairfield

Birdcraft

Programs & Classes at Deer Pond Farm

We invite you to make a reservation to join us for one of our walks or programs.
Please note, members do receive discounts on programs as well as many other benefits. For more information, click here.

 

Winter Bird Walks with Miley Bull

Photo by Brian Bennett

Join us for these guided walks along trails to enjoy the sights and sounds of our year round and winter visiting birds. We’ll explore the diverse habitats that support a variety of birds that Miley Bull, senior director of science and conservation, will help identify. All levels of birders are welcome. Binoculars available to borrow.

Allow for an average of two hours and 1.5 -2 miles. Dress for the weather. Think head, hands and feet!  Wool hats, gloves and socks are really good choices. Bring water bottle, walking stick, binoculars, camera and a sense of adventure.  Inclement weather cancels. 

Free for members
$5 Non-members

Wednesday, December 5
9 a.m.
To register, click here

Wednesday, December 12
9 a.m.
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Thursday, December 20
9 a.m.
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Nature Explorations

Golden-crowned Kinglet
By Sharon Cuartero

Monday, December 10
1 p.m.

Join us for fresh air, exercise, good company and naturalist lessons along the way. Deirdra Wallin, program coordinator and fellow Connecticut Audubon Society Master Naturalists will lead this walk.

Allow for an average of two hours and 1.5 -2 miles. Dress for the weather. Think head, hands and feet!  Wool hats, gloves and socks are really good choices. Bring water bottle, walking stick, binoculars, camera and a sense of adventure.  Inclement weather cancels. 

Free for members
$5 Non-members

To register, click here

Winter Ecology Walk with Jim Arrigoni

By Brian Bennett

Friday, December 21
2 p.m.

Celebrate winter solstice, the shortest day of the year, by learning about the creative ways animals have adapted to survive the cold months. Jim Arrigoni, conservation biologist, will lead this gentle 1.5 mile walk around the trails.

Allow for an average of two hours and 1.5 -2 miles. Dress for the weather. Think head, hands and feet!  Wool hats, gloves and socks are really good choices. Bring water bottle, walking stick, binoculars, camera and a sense of adventure.  Inclement weather cancels. 

Free for members
$5 Non-members
$10 Family non-members

To register, click here

Tracks, Scat & Other Signs of Wildlife

Bobcat tracks
By Cathy Hagadorn

Thursday, December 27
10 a.m.

We don’t always see the wildlife that lives around us but they are there. Come discover who wandered through by observing the many signs that they leave behind. Deirdra Wallin, program coordinator and Elizabeth O’Connor, environmental educator will lead this walk.

Allow for an average of two hours and 1.5 -2 miles. Dress for the weather. Think head, hands and feet!  Wool hats, gloves and socks are really good choices. Bring water bottle, walking stick, binoculars, camera and a sense of adventure.  Inclement weather cancels. 

Free for members
$5 Non-members
$10 Family non-members

To register, click here

 

 

 

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