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.

 

Fall Foliage Bird Walks with Miley Bull

by Michael G. Audette

Join us for these guided walks to enjoy the changing foliage, as well as migrating and resident birds. We’ll explore the diverse habitats which support a variety of birds that Miley Bull, senior director of science and conservation will help identify by sight and sound. All levels of birders are welcome. Binoculars and walking sticks available to borrow.

Dress for the weather. Inclement weather cancels.  Bring water bottle, walking stick, binoculars, camera and a sense of adventure.

Free for members
$5 non-members  

Tuesday, November 20  8 a.m.
To register, click here

Birding Basics with Jim Arrigoni

Red Bellied Woodpeckers Male and Female by Brian Bennett

CANCELLED DUE TO ICY CONDITIONS

Saturday, November 17
10 a.m.

Migration is winding down, but there are still plenty of birds around. Join Jim Arrigoni, conservation biologist, on a gentle walk, looking for the hardy  species that remain throughout the New England winter. We will also discuss the topic of feeding birds, which not only helps our feathered friends get through scarce times, it also is a great way to observe and learn more about certain species.

Dress for the weather. Inclement weather cancels.  Bring water bottle, walking stick, binoculars, camera and a sense of adventure.

 

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

To register, click here

 

 

Family Friendly Turkey Walk & Talk

by Rich Stone

CANCELLED DUE TO ICY CONDITIONS

Saturday, November 17
12:30 p.m.

Learn from Jim Arrigoni, conservation biologist, about the habits and history of the bird that Benjamin Franklin called “a little vain & silly.” If we’re lucky, the Wild Turkeys of Deer Pond Farm will make an appearance during a short hike.

Dress for the weather. Inclement weather cancels.  Bring water bottle, walking stick, binoculars, camera and a sense of adventure.

 

 

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

To register, click here

Ecology Walk with Jim Arrigoni

by Sharon Cuartero

Thursday, November 29
3 p.m.

Did you over-indulge in gravy and pumpkin pie? Join Jim Arrigoni,  conservation biologist, on a gentle-to-moderate 1.5-mile walk around the trails of Deer Pond Farm, highlighting the ways that plants and animals prepare for and survive the cold months ahead.

Dress for the weather. Inclement weather cancels.  Bring water bottle, walking stick, binoculars, camera and a sense of adventure.

 

 

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

To register, click here

 

 

 

 

 

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