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Walktober in The Last Green Valley!

September 21 @ 8:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm

Do You Walktober?  Of Course You Do! Walktober 2017 happens from Thursday September 21 – Sunday November 5 EXPLORE your National Heritage Corridor’s 35 towns in eastern CT and south-central MA each year with a collection of walks, hikes, historic tales, paddles, bike rides, farm visits, and more offered to YOU by dedicated & passionate […]

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8:30 am

Citizen Science Training – Wildlife Tracking & Monitoring Hike:

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
$50 - $60

Begin or continue training to become a Citizen Science Wildlife Monitor. Meet at the Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd. Call 860-928-4948 to register. Training fee: $50 CAS members; $60 non-members.

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9:00 am

Bird Banding

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
$5 - $10

Saturdays, September 9, 16, 23, & 30, at 9 a.m. Observe Andy and fellow bird bander’s capture and band numerous birds. You may even get to release a bird or two. Each session should produce different bird species, as migration progresses. Meet at the Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd. Fee: $5 members; $10 non-members.

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Corn Maze Adventure

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until November 1, 2017

Fort Hill Farms, 260 Quaddick Road
Thompson, 06277 United States
$10 - $12

Join The Farmer's Cow and the Orr Family of Fort Hill Farms for this year's corn maze challenge featuring the 7-acre “Tree of Life” maze! The 2017 theme is ADVOCATING FOR SUSTAINABILITY: Be energy-wise... Be water-wise... Discover the importance of saving our earth! The large maze takes approx. 1-1/2 hours to complete, so don't get […]

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10:00 am

Outdoor Adventures 101: Learning the Map and Compass

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States

While GPS has recently become a very popular navigational tool, maps and compasses have been used for generations. They weigh next to nothing and don't rely on batteries! Even if you rely heavily on a GPS for navigation, a traditional compass is an indispensable backup. Knowing how to use a map and compass to find […]

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Joshua’s Trust

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about edible and medicinal plants with one of the area most knowledgeable naturalists, Deb Hultgren. The walk at Knowlton Hill Preserve in Mansfield is moderate, great for kids, no dogs please. Appropriate footwear, bring camera. Heavy rains postpones to Sept. 24. Limited to 15 participants. Sign up at activities@joshuastrust.org (mail:activities@joshuastrust.org) or call 860-429-9023 Tuesdays […]

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1:00 pm

Hiking the Connecticut Trails with Jim Giana

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States

Goodwin Master Naturalist Jim Giana has hiked all of the blue-blazed trails in Connecticut and he wants to share his experiences with you.  Learn what makes Connecticut’s trails so unique, and get the scoop on those ‘hidden gems’ that are less widely known. Jim will tell you all about his personal hiking stories and will […]

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4:00 pm

Plant Essential Oils: Nature’s Extracts

September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States

Nature has many gifts, and high quality essential oils are an easy and enjoyable way to access the power of plants.  This sensory workshop will teach you what therapeutic grade essential oils are, the plants and properties they possess, how the oils are made and their many benefits.  You will get to experience the plant-derived […]

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5:00 pm

13th Annual Trail Wood Under the Harvest Moon

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States

Support Trail Wood, put on your walking shoes, a warm sweater, and enjoy an evening of delectable food and great music. Call 860-928-4948 to make a reservation or find the Invitation/RSVP form at www.ctaudubon.org/trail-wood

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