Connecticut Audbon Society
Trail Wood Sanctuary

Trail Wood Sanctuary

Programs & Events at Trail Wood

93 Kenyon Road, Hampton
Teale’s writing cabin and study are open by appointment. Call (860)928-4948.

Full Flower Moon Walk, Saturday May 18th, 8 pm

Celebrate Spring! Join us for a walk by the light of the Flower Moon (or Corn Planting Moon or Milk Moon) at Trail Wood. Weather /clouds permitting. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members


Trail Wood Non-Fiction Book Club
Sunday, May 19, from 2 – 4 p.m.

Lead by avid non-fiction reader and Hampton resident Jacqueline Jacobsohn, the Book Club combines lively book discussions and leisurely walks on the trails. May’s book: The Meaning of Existence by Naturalist/Biologist E.O. Wilson.. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

Trail Wood Artists In-Residence Exhibit and Panel Discussion
Thursday, March 28, 5:30 p.m.

Event to be held at Yale University’s Kroon Hall. Free to the public.

Trail Wood Bird Walks
Thursday, May 23, 8 a.m.

Join Andy as he points out various birds at Trail Wood and a nearby preserve. Expect to find Hooded Warblers! Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

Spring Poetry Walk
Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m.

Join Hampton resident John Wertam, a Trail Wood and poetry enthusiast to experience nature and read poetry that tries to capture our love of the outdoors. Bring a copy of your favorite poem to share. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

A Long Stillness – Writing Workshop
Sunday, May 5, 2 p.m.

Alison Davis will lead this workshop. The group will use all of their senses and their sense of wonder to feel the amazing natural life at Trail Wood and write about their experiences. Bring a notebook and pencil.Fee: $10 CAS members; $20 non-members.


Private Guided Bird or Nature Walks

This service is offered year-round. Each walk can be geared toward your expectations and locations. Sanctuary Manager Andy Rzeznikiewicz can take you to your next “life bird,” to local hot spots, or just use his knowledge to find birds and wildlife for you. Owl walks and private Woodcock watches are very successful in small groups. This is an excellent gift for that outdoor enthusiast who has everything. Call 860-4948.

Bird Surveys on Private or Public Property

Sanctuary Manager Andy Rzeznikiewicz is available to conduct bird population surveys on your property and can provide advise on how to best manage the property for optimum bird habitat. Private property owners, Land Trusts, municipalities or other groups interested in inventorying breeding or migratory bird populations on their properties might consider this service. Conservation groups that are evaluating potential land purchases for conservation might find this service helpful as well. The best time of year to conduct nesting bird surveys is May and June. Call early to schedule as the calendar fills up fast this time of year: 860-928-4948.

Programs Offered to Groups and Libraries

We can bring our wildlife video and bird slide show programs right to you. Call 860-928-4948 for more information on each program.





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