Head out to the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center on Sunday (8/9) at 1pm to learn all about butterflies, bees, and other pollinators! Take a walk through the nature center and the meadow nearby to search for these insects, then create a “bee hotel” from natural resources found outside. This program is ideal for kids ages 6-16, and there is a fee of $8.50 for members or $10 for non-members. Buzz on over!
Join the Connecticut Butterfly Association on Saturday August 1st from 10am-12pm for a nature walk to observe butterflies in Bauer Park. Don’t forget to wear protective clothes and shoes. This event is free, and no registration is required!
Curious about butterflies? Bring you child to this drop off program at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center on Thursday, July 23rd at 1:30pm, where they will learn about the unique characteristics of butterflies, play games, make a craft project, and learn about butterflies in Connecticut. This program has a fee of $6.80 for members and $8 for non-members.
Head on over to Session Woods this Saturday (7/18) at 1:30pm to learn about butterflies! Join Wildlife Division Natural Resource Educator Laura Rogers-Castro to learn how to identify the many butterflies in Connecticut. The program will meet in the classroom in the exhibit room in Education Center, then move outside to use your new knowledge to identify butterflies around Session Woods. Be sure to pre-register by calling 860-424-3011 or emailing email@example.com.
Join the Roaring Brook Nature Center on July 11th in their annual butterfly survey sponsored by the North American Butterfly Association! The counting will start at 7:30 at the Nature Center parking lot. At 1:30, there will be a butterfly educational program and walk. Be prepared to spend time walking outside. There is a fee of $3 for members and $6 for non-members. The rain date is July 12. Be sure to call the center for more information at 860-693-0263.