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Family Crabbing at the Coogan Farm Wednesday, July 15th at 6pm

32715961_14139588bd_oHead out to the Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center on Wednesday (7/15) at 6pm to dive into the world of crabbing. This program will meet at the farm, where the basics about crabs and crabbing techniques will be covered. Then you’ll get to head to a “secret crabbing location” where you can utilize your new crabbing knowledge. Make sure to bring a headlamp or a flashlight and to wear appropriate shoes (no crocs or flip flops). There is a fee of $8.50 for members and $10 for non-members.

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Habitat Hunt and Hike at Session Woods Tuesday, June 30th at 10am

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Head out to Session Woods this Tuesday (6/30) at 10am for a habitat hunt! First learn about the habitats and animals in Session Woods, then go on a scavenger hunt around the ecosystem. This program also includes a short hike to the beaver marsh (2 miles round trip). This free event is great for families, and all children under 12 must be accompanied by an adults. Be sure to pre-register by calling 860-424-3011 or emailing laura.rogers-castro@ct.gov. Wear good walking shoes!

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Family Fun Nights at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center every Tuesday this summer

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New in town, or want to learn more about the animals that live in Connecticut? Join the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center every Tuesday this summer in this family event to explore the natural habitats and animals in the area. There will even be a campfire and marshmallows. This event is great for families with children of all ages. There is a fee of $25 per family (up to five people). Register for this program by calling the center at 860-536-1216 or on their website

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(Image courtesy of DPNC)