Connecticut Audbon Society
Center at Fairfield

Center at Pomfret

Programs & Events at the Center at Pomfret

COVID-19 UPDATE

Although we are staffed, the Center at Pomfret remains closed to the public due to the pandemic. Feel free to contact us via email sheminway@ctaudubon.org and/or phone (860)-928-4948. If you are interested in shopping at our nature store, we are scheduling store appointments (mask required) as well as curbside pick-up. Thank you for understanding, enjoy our trails and stay well.

Walk Our Trails!

The Bafflin Sanctuary remains open to the public from dawn to dusk.
To minimize wildlife disturbance, we ask all walkers to stay on designated trails.

 


Birds Seen This Week

Evening Grosbeak, Pine Siskin, Purple Finch, Goldfinch, Junco, Peregrine Falcon, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Black Vulture, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Red-winged Blackbird, Barred Owl, Saw-whet Owl

 

Birds This Month 

Birds You Can Expect to See in November

 

 

Don’t miss our digital David Stumpo
watercolor exhibit!
Click here to see it.

 


 

Regular Walks

Monday Morning Guided Walks
Every Monday from November 16 thru end of February, 8:30 a.m.

Meet at the Center. Register at 860-928-4948. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

 

 

Bird Walks and Programs

Check back soon for our new schedule.

For more bird walks visit the Trail Wood page  


* NOTE:  All Bird Walks are Limited to 6 people.

Andy will contact you regarding the location to meet.

** You MUST REGISTER by emailing arzeznikiewicz@ctaudubon.org and include:

Name

Phone Number

Date & Title of Bird Walk

Number of people in your party.

All must wear a mask.

Citizen Science Volunteer Monitoring Program

Become a Citizen Science Volunteer Wildlife Monitor.
Attend training and monitoring hikes offered throughout the year.

Want to know more? Join our introductory program on Zoom.

Introduction to Wildlife Tracking
Tuesday, December 1, 6:30 – 8 p.m. (via Zoom)

Winter is an exciting time to discover tracks of fisher, river otter, mink, fox, and coyote in snow covered forests and fields. Become a wildlife monitoring volunteer and learn to find, recognize, and document animal sign. Registration is required. Fee: $25 CAS members; $35 non-members.

Wildlife Tracking / Training Hike
Saturday, December 5, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Our teams of trained volunteers monitor study sites quarterly to collect wildlife conservation data. Hikes are subject to change due to weather. Full training is six hikes; select seasonal hikes that suit your schedule. Registration is required. Masks and social distancing practices apply. Training fee per hike: $40 CAS members; $60 non-members.

For more information on these two programs and to register, email Paula Coughlin, Citizen Science Coordinator, at paulacoughlin@charter.net.

 

 

 

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