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Goodwin Forest Conservation Center

860 455-9534

October 2018

Senior Walk

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Join Goodwin Naturalist Lena Ives and Goodwin Guide Jack Griffin on an easy to moderate walk taken on a forest trails. This is a great opportunity to get outside, learn something new and maybe even meet a few new friends. Our senior walks are very popular, and not just for seniors! All are welcome. Hiking sticks are available to borrow. Programs are free unless otherwise noted. Donations are encouraged. Pre-registration is not required unless otherwise noted. For more information or…

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Game of Logging Certified Training: Chainsaw Training for the Novice and Amateur

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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$100 – $120

Registration required, space is limited $100/person FGF and CFPA members, $120/person non-members Registration form and payment must be received by 10/10/18. This program is designed for novice or amateur chainsaw users who wish to improve their skills and to operate their saw safely. This is a "hands-on" course. Students bring their own saws and safety gear, practice the skills taught and have the opportunity to fell trees under the guidance of a professional instructor. Topics covered include: personal protective equipment,…

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A Walktober Event: Autumn Wild Plant and Fungi Foraging with The 3 Foragers

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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The 3 Foragers return for a Walktober Autumn Foraging event. Autumn is a time of bounty and harvest for woodland creatures and foragers alike: nuts are falling to the forest floor, fruits are ripening and scenting the crisp fall air, roots and tubers are thickening up in anticipation of sustaining the plants through the tough winter, and edible fungi can be found in astounding amounts. Learn how to identify, sustainably harvest, and prepare the wild foods of autumn, from acorns…

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Full Moon Night Hike

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Let the Harvest Moon guide your path at twilight as you take a night time hike at Goodwin State Forest. Goodwin Naturalist Lena Ives will be taking you on a moonlit journey through the forest to bear witness to the changes in nature from day to dusk. Bring a headlamp or flashlight if desired, they are not necessary. Please dress appropriately for the weather. Program will be followed by a campfire and s’mores. Programs are free unless otherwise noted. Donations…

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Full Moon Campfire

October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Come sit around the fire and warm yourself after the nighttime hike. Join Goodwin Naturalist Lena Ives around the campfire. Sit and enjoy some s’mores before ending the evening Programs are free unless otherwise noted. Donations are encouraged. Pre-registration is not required unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register: 860-455-9534 or DEEP.Goodwin@ct.gov, or visit http://www.friendsofgoodwinforest.org/current-programs.html or www.ct.gov/deep/goodwin

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Gardener’s Roundtable

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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This meeting is intended for gardeners of all experience levels. This month we’ll be sharing our best successes and pitfalls from gardening in eastern Connecticut this year. These monthly workshops cover a wide-range of topics, so please come with your questions, your expertise, and your stories of success and failure in your gardens.

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Long Distance Guided Hike

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Enjoy the company of fellow hikers and get some great outdoor exercise. Goodwin Guide June Powell is an active AMC hiker leader who has put her footprints around the world with AMC, Sierra Club, and has led many hikes throughout Connecticut. This hike will be approximately 5 miles in length. Programs are free unless otherwise noted. Donations are encouraged. Pre-registration is not required unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register: 860-455-9534 or DEEP.Goodwin@ct.gov, or visit http://www.friendsofgoodwinforest.org/current-programs.html or www.ct.gov/deep/goodwin

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