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Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret

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January 2020

TRAIL WOOD REFLECTIONS: WRITER & ARTIST IN-RESIDENCE EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION AND READING

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2 – 4 P.M. EXHIBIT THROUGH FEBRUARY 28 AT THE CENTER AT POMFRET. Each year the Summer Writer and Artist In-Residence Program at our Trail Wood Sanctuary in Hampton produces inspirational work. This year’s class is no exception. The beauty found in their paintings, photography and written word well reflect the tranquility of Trail Wood. A great boost in the dead of winter, come celebrate this year’s artists and writers and their experiences. Free.

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February 2020

TRAIL WOOD TROUBADOURS

February 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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We are working to develop a group of music players and lovers who would like to join us every other month to play and sing songs that were written during the period that Edwin Way Teale lived at Trail Wood, 1959-1980. Songs will be posted the week before and simple chords will be projected on screen so all levels can follow along! Free. Space is limited to 12 participants. Register online.

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Monday Morning Walks

February 3 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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$5.00

Stretch your legs, breathe in that early morning air and look for signs of wildlife on the Bafflin Sanctuary with Fran and Nate - longtime volunteers, trackers and nature photographers. Bring your camera if you are so inclined. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

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NATURAL DESIGN AN INTENSIVE TWO-DAY WORKSHOP WITH INSTRUCTOR LARRY WEANER, FAPLD AND ETHAN DROPKIN, MLA

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until February 4, 2020

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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Demand for high performing , ecology-based landscapes is increasing faster than the availability of specialized knowledge needed to achieve them. This workshop will provide guidance for designing and documenting all phases of native landscape development. Attendees will receive an extensive manual that documents all aspects of the program, including plant selection criteria and recommendations. For more info click here.

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NATURAL DESIGN AN INTENSIVE TWO-DAY WORKSHOP WITH INSTRUCTOR LARRY WEANER, FAPLD AND ETHAN DROPKIN, MLA

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until February 4, 2020

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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Demand for high performing , ecology-based landscapes is increasing faster than the availability of specialized knowledge needed to achieve them. This workshop will provide guidance for designing and documenting all phases of native landscape development. Attendees will receive an extensive manual that documents all aspects of the program, including plant selection criteria and recommendations. For more info click here.

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Wednesday Noon Walks

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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$3.00

Join Connecticut Audubon Society volunteers for fresh air, exercise and good company. Moderate pace on sometimes uneven terrain. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Free to CAS members; $3 non-members.

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Friday Afternoon Walks

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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$3.00

Join plant enthusiast Anne Christie and nature photographer Amy Porter for a leisurely walk on the trails. We’ll see what’s of interest and share tips on how to get good nature shots. Bring your camera if you are so inclined. All ages welcome. Meet in the lot at 93 Kenyon Rd in Hampton. Free to CAS members; $3 non-members. (no walk if inclement weather).

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Owl Walk

February 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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$5 – $10

Join Andy in search of screech, barred, and great-horned owls. Most of the calling is done from the road. No program if inclement weather (rain, snow, high winds). Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Fee: $5 CAS members; $10 non-members.

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Monday Morning Walks

February 10 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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$5.00

Stretch your legs, breathe in that early morning air and look for signs of wildlife on the Bafflin Sanctuary with Fran and Nate - longtime volunteers, trackers and nature photographers. Bring your camera if you are so inclined. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

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Climate Change Series – Legislative Update: Environmental Initiatives

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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Monday, February 10, 7 p.m. (Snow date: Tuesday, February 11) at the Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd. The Connecticut General Assembly will be running a "short session" from February to May. There will be a significant amount of legislation considered affecting wildlife, open space, clean water, protection from chemicals like PFAS, and in particular many initiatives relating to renewable energy and climate change mitigation. This discussion will be led by Stephen Lewis, a member of the CT Chapter of…

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Wednesday Noon Walks

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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$3.00

Join Connecticut Audubon Society volunteers for fresh air, exercise and good company. Moderate pace on sometimes uneven terrain. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Free to CAS members; $3 non-members.

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Friday Afternoon Walks

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
+ Google Map
$3.00

Join plant enthusiast Anne Christie and nature photographer Amy Porter for a leisurely walk on the trails. We’ll see what’s of interest and share tips on how to get good nature shots. Bring your camera if you are so inclined. All ages welcome. Meet in the lot at 93 Kenyon Rd in Hampton. Free to CAS members; $3 non-members. (no walk if inclement weather).

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Monday Morning Walks

February 17 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
+ Google Map
$5.00

Stretch your legs, breathe in that early morning air and look for signs of wildlife on the Bafflin Sanctuary with Fran and Nate - longtime volunteers, trackers and nature photographers. Bring your camera if you are so inclined. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

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Wednesday Noon Walks

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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$3.00

Join Connecticut Audubon Society volunteers for fresh air, exercise and good company. Moderate pace on sometimes uneven terrain. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Free to CAS members; $3 non-members.

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MONTHLY BIRD WALKS

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

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

Come out in search of wintering bird species. We will look for horned larks, ducks, hawks, sparrows, yellow-bellied sapsuckers and more. Fee: $5 CAS members; $10 non-members. Register for Jan. 23 Register for Feb. 20

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Monthly Bird Walk

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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$5 – $10

Come out in search of wintering bird species. We will look for horned larks, ducks, hawks, sparrows, yellow-bellied sapsuckers and more. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Fee: $5 CAS members; $10 non-members.

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Friday Afternoon Walks

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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$3.00

Join plant enthusiast Anne Christie and nature photographer Amy Porter for a leisurely walk on the trails. We’ll see what’s of interest and share tips on how to get good nature shots. Bring your camera if you are so inclined. All ages welcome. Meet in the lot at 93 Kenyon Rd in Hampton. Free to CAS members; $3 non-members. (no walk if inclement weather).

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WINTER FUN DAY

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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$5.00

Sledding, snowshoeing, snowman contest and hot coco by the fire! Some sleds provided, bring your own snowshoes, we may have a pair on hand just to give it a try. (Weather and precipitation permitting.) Free to CAS members and kids under 13; $5 non-members. Register online.

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NATURE SKETCHBOOK JOURNALING

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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$10 – $20

You’ll spend time at the Center sketching and painting nature using pencil, pen and watercolor. Roxanne Steed will teach basic drawing and watercolor techniques. (Bring a pencil, waterproof black drawing pen, small set of watercolor paints and brush, watercolor sketchbook). Fee: $10 CAS members; $20 non-members.

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Nature Sketchbook Journaling

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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$10 – $20

You'll spend time at the Pomfret Center at 218 Day Rd, sketching and painting nature using pencil, pen and watercolor. Roxanne Steed will teach basic drawing and watercolor techniques. (Bring a pencil, waterproof black drawing pen, small set of watercolor paints and brush, watercolor sketchbook). Fee: $10 CAS members; $20 non-members.

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“SNOW BOUND” WALK

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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$5.00

Inspired by a book of American Poetry from Edwin’s collection hand-labeled “Snow Bound”, we will stop at a few Trail Wood locations for readings from this collection. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members. Register online.

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Monday Morning Walks

February 24 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
+ Google Map
$5.00

Stretch your legs, breathe in that early morning air and look for signs of wildlife on the Bafflin Sanctuary with Fran and Nate - longtime volunteers, trackers and nature photographers. Bring your camera if you are so inclined. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

Find out more »

Wednesday Noon Walks

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Rd.
Pomfret Center, CT United States
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$3.00

Join Connecticut Audubon Society volunteers for fresh air, exercise and good company. Moderate pace on sometimes uneven terrain. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Free to CAS members; $3 non-members.

Find out more »

Friday Afternoon Walks

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
+ Google Map
$3.00

Join plant enthusiast Anne Christie and nature photographer Amy Porter for a leisurely walk on the trails. We’ll see what’s of interest and share tips on how to get good nature shots. Bring your camera if you are so inclined. All ages welcome. Meet in the lot at 93 Kenyon Rd in Hampton. Free to CAS members; $3 non-members. (no walk if inclement weather).

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