Nervous for the incoming cold weather? Don’t be! Join family and friends at the Asonia Nature Center for a fun morning class including crafts, stories and outdoor activities. This class is aimed towards 3-5 year old children accompanied by a parent or guardian.
TUITION: $7 per child ($5 for family-level FANCI members and Ansonia residents),and remember to pre-register!
Date and Time: Friday, December 4, at 10 AM
For more information call the nature center at 203-736-1053 and a registration form can be found here.
The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is offering a great new program throughout the year featuring Nature Fairies: “the champions of the earth!” Head over to the center on Wednesday (8/26) at 10am to hear stories about the Nature Fairies, make a creative craft, and create a fairy house outside! This program is great for kids ages 5-12 and there is a fee of $5.12 for members or $6 for nonmembers.
Calling all pond explorers! Join Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center naturalists as they explore nearby wetlands for salamanders, frogs, fish and insects! Wear boots & clothes that can get a little muddy. Nets and collection jars will be provided for gentle, up-close study. $5.95 per member / $7 per non-member.
Head to Hammonasset State Park in Madison, CT for a two-hour guided round trip on the Hammonasset River, summer Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.! Canoes, life vests and paddling instruction are provided (or you can bring your own canoe). Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. There is a $5 fee per participant, and advance reservations are recommended; please call Meigs Point Nature Center at 203-245-8743.
Bring your curious kids over to the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center for a fun class in exploring the creatures of the forest. Each Saturday morning class from 9:30-10:30am features a different animal such as frogs, butterflies, turtles, and more! There will be a story, a craft, and an outdoor activity in the meadows, forests, and ponds. This event is ideal for families with children under 6 years old. There is a fee of $8.50 for members and $10 for non-members. be sure to pre-register by calling the center at 860-536-1216.
Next Saturday (May 23rd) from 9:00am to 3:00pm there will be an Open Center Day at the Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center. The park will be open with a full day of scheduled, fun activities for all ages– there will be guided walks and hikes in the morning and a special art activity led by local artist Judy Bird in the afternoon, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Master Wildlife Conservationists will staff wildlife related activities, including a wildlife track-making activity. The center is located in Burlington, CT and the entire day of events will be free of charge!
This Saturday, May 16th, Ansonia Nature and Recreation Center will be having two great events. In the morning there will be an 8am bird walk, with an introduction by avid birder Kathy Gambacini followed by an outdoor walk of the center’s lands.
Later in the afternoon, at 2pm there will be an exploration of the site’s Redwing Pond, complete with identification lessons and frog catching.
Both events are free, but pre-registration is encouraged by calling 203-736-1053 for more information!
Join Meigs Point Nature Center in celebrating Earth Day this Saturday, April 18th, from 11am-4pm! There will be live animal presentations, guest speakers, and fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.
The Connecticut Forest & Park Association is hosting Frog Fridays from now until mid June! Meet the site’s resident frogs, salamanders, fairy shrimp and more– just make sure to wear your best mud-proof attire! Frog Friday outings are free, but reservations are limited. Check out their website to sign up, and don’t forget to let us know what you thought!