Unfortunately, this event has been canceled. Craig Repasz, Connecticut Ornithological Association’s Past Conservation Committee chair and past president of the New Haven Bird Club, will tell us about Lights Out CT!, a campaign to help protect migrating birds from crashing into buildings at night. Why Lights Out? Most migratory birds pass over our state at night, […]
Join the Nature Center’s "Land Stewards Team" and help us in our efforts in habitat restoration. Japanese Knotweed is invasive vegetation that poses a threat to our Nature Center habitats and waterways. We will gather as a team to do a second carbohydrate starvation cut in sensitive Knotweed infested areas. Easy to do with families […]
The back-to-school season for us means back to wintering grounds for migratory birds. Join Ranger Evelyn for an early–morning walk at 8:00 a.m. geared towards adults. Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair. Wear appropriate shoes and dress for the weather.
The back-to-school season for us means back to wintering grounds for migratory birds. Join Ranger Evelyn for a family bird walk at 1:00 p.m. Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair. Wear appropriate shoes and dress for the weather.
Calling all kids 11 to 14 years old who love nature! Has your child wanted to work with animals, garden, help maintain our trails, and help with special events? This is the opportunity to help the Nature Center in our 8-week after-school program. Class runs Thursdays, 3:30–5 pm from Sept. 14–Nov. 2 Parental permission is […]
Come learn all about water and the weather! Together we will learn about the water cycle, its effect on the weather, and its importance in human culture. There will be a fun game called Journey of the Raindrop where you will follow a drop of water on its path through many different places. To wrap […]
Join Ranger Maria and the Nature Center’s "Land Stewards Team". Each participant will be able to save one of the Nature Center’s trees that has been overgrown with invasive Asiatic Bittersweet. As a team, we will cut and remove the choking Bittersweet vines, free our trees for future growth, and help them do their part […]
Celebrate National Fox Day at the Nature Center with this fun, family-friendly program. Learn about the two species of fox we have in Connecticut and the roles foxes have played in folklore around the world. FREE for all ages.
Plant, soil, mulch, and water... Pack 51-Ansonia need your help with placing 20 new trees into the ground! We are excited to announce that we received a grant from the Connecticut Urban Forest Council to plant 20 sugar maple trees. We’re one step closer to achieving our dream of planting a stand of trees that will […]
September’s full moon is known as the Full Harvest Moon, the full moon closest to the fall equinox. In the northern hemisphere, the Full Harvest Moon rises very soon after sunset, providing plenty of bright light for farmers harvesting their summer crops. September’s full moon is so well-known for its luminosity and brilliance that certain […]