CT Trails Day

Join Nature Center Director Alison Rubelmann and Ranger Evelyn Kubik for this morning walk. Discover the beauty of the Nature Center’s typical New England woodland. This hike will be an educational and entertaining hike to identify nature along the way while we explore the Raptor Woods Trail and beyond. Dress for hiking: sturdy shoes, water, […]


Planetary Arts and Crafts

Did you ever want to have your very own planet?! Come join Ranger Jeremy for this fun arts and crafts project. We will help you create one of our 8 planets out of papier-mâché. For children 5 and up. FEE: $10 per person. Register at


Read-Along The Beaten Path: Summer Reading Program

The Ansonia Library and the Nature Center join forces for the first of many StoryWalks® this summer! Take your summer reading along Nature Center’s beaten paths. The pages of a book will be displayed along our trails, combining movement and literacy in these fun events. Our first of three StoryWalks® will kick off with the […]


Wild Teas

Summer is upon us and many plants are blooming making a huge selection of plants available to forage in our park for teas. Join us as we explore the history of tea and have some samples available for tasting. Be prepared to go on a brief sensory hike with our ranger to identify plants used […]


Field Trip Series: Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic

Join the Ansonia Nature Center staff on a field trip to the beautiful Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center for this 2-hour program. This program includes museum admission, an environmental education program on insects, and a guided hike. FEE $10 per person. Registration and payment must be made in advance at All participants will meet at […]


Butterfly Walk

Take a walk through our meadows with Ranger Evelyn and look for butterflies. Learn all about these important pollinators that can be found on all continents except Antarctica. This fun, family-friendly program is for all ages. FREE. Please register in advance at