Monthly Archives: May 2015

Roaring Brook Nature Center Discovery Days Summer 2015 – Registration Deadline!


Today (June 1st) is the last day to register for Roaring Brook Nature Center‘s Discovery Days Summer Camp! They are offering programs for 3.5-4 year olds, 4-5 year olds, K-first grades, 2-4 grades, and 5-8 grades. There are a wide variety of classes ranging from “Mystery Animals” to “H2-Whoa! A World of Water!”

The registration application can be found here.

For more information, call the center at (860) 693-0263, or check out their website!

(Image courtesy of RBNC)

Garden Poetry Day at Bauer Park, Saturday May 30th


This Saturday (May 30) from 2-5pm, explore your inner poet at the Bauer Farming Project! Come decorate the gardens with your own haikus and cinquian poems. This event is free and for all ages. There will be lemonade and fresh herb tea. No need to register, but check out their website

Click here for directions!

Be sure to send us your pictures and poems!

Image courtesy of Bauer Park

Wildlife Management Education Day in Burlington, Saturday May 23rd

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!

“Afternoon Artists” every Friday at Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center


Drop off your 8-12 year olds for an afternoon exploration with art inspired by nature, every Friday from 3:30 to 6:00pm. Each session will involve hiking, observing, journaling and creating.  Opportunities to learn about specific artists and naturalists will be included.  This interdisciplinary class will be challenging, educational and fun! Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is located in Mystic, CT. Sessions at 17$ for members and 20$ per non-members.

Make sure to share your artwork with us as well, by submitting it here for a chance to be featured on EOL!

May 16th at Ansonia Nature Center: Bird Watching & Frog Catching

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!