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CFPA Ramble: Fall Scavenger Hunt and Nature Walk, Sunday 10/25, 1:30 p.m.

Hoppers Birge Preserve, Bristol, CT

Hoppers Birge Preserve, Bristol, CT

Join us for a free Connecticut Forest and Park Association adventure at Hoppers Birge Pond Nature Preserve in Bristol, CT! Children ages 6 to 10 and their caregivers are invited at 1:30 p.m. for a fall scavenger hunt (pre-registration is required). Everyone is welcome at 2 p.m. for a Fall Foliage Nature Walk along East Birge Pond Trail to the Marsh Boardwalk, and around Birge Pond if trail conditions permit. The trail has a few hills and possibly muddy areas, so sturdy shoes and long pants are recommended. Please bring water and leave pets at home; all children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Patricia White and Susan Zaremba (860) 309-6072 to register for the scavenger hunt; (860) 583-9572 to confirm event details (rain cancels).

Apply to the Conservation Ambassador Youth Program

Boy Goodwin Hidden Acres Pond

Are you a youth conservationist interested in getting involved in protecting the environment and wildlife around Connecticut? Apply to become a Youth Conservation Ambassador with the Connecticut Forest and Park Association!

The Teen Conservation Ambassadors will learn all about the environments in Connecticut, the natural history of the area, and how to communicate what they’ve learned with their community. Dates for this program are July 7-8 from 9am-3pm at the CFPA headquarters in Rockfall. The registration deadline is June 25th!

The Junior Conservation Ambassadors (grades 4-7) will learn about Connecticut’s land and wildlife through fun outdoor activities. Ambassadors will explore the natural habitats in the area, and conduct projects that will help conserve the environment and wildlife. Dates for this program are June 29-30 from 9am-3pm at the Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center in Hampton, or July 1-2 from 9am-3pm at the CFPA headquarters in Rockfall. The registration deadline is June 24th!

Check out their website for more details on registration and cost!