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Goodwin Forest Conservation Center

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23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
860 455-9534

July 2019

Connecticut’s Natural History: Stories of the human-nature relationship

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Forests and other natural spaces provide opportunities for us to reconnect with the land in so many ways, but they also inspire us to look more closely at the history of our relationship with the land. Join Naturalist Lena Ives as we look for the stories of our relationship to the land over time through the lens of the Harvard Forest Dioramas Programs are free unless otherwise noted. Donations are encouraged. Pre-registration is not required unless otherwise noted. For more…

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Relaxed Ramble

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Wednesday, July 3rd 11:00am-1:00pm and Thursday, July 18th 1:00-3:00pm Join Goodwin Guide Jack Griffin on an easy to moderate walk taken on forest trails. 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 to register: 860-455-9534 or helena.ives@ct.gov, or visit http://www.friendsofgoodwinforest.org/current-programs.html or www.ct.gov/deep/goodwin

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Exploring Pond Life

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Have you wondered what lives within Pine Acres Pond or another fresh water body near you? Come to Goodwin to explore what lives in the pond. We’ll be getting a bit mucky to identify as much life as possible. Geared toward families, but all are welcome! 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 helena.ives@ct.gov, or visit http://www.friendsofgoodwinforest.org/current-programs.html or www.ct.gov/deep/goodwin

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Family Woods Walk

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Join Goodwin Naturalist, Lena Ives, on a slow ramble through our trails where stops sparked by curiosity are welcome and encouraged! Kids of all ages and all families are encouraged to attend. 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 helena.ives@ct.gov, or visit http://www.friendsofgoodwinforest.org/current-programs.html or www.ct.gov/deep/goodwin

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Gardener’s Roundtable

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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This workshop is intended for gardeners of all experience levels. We share best practices and pitfalls for gardening in eastern Connecticut. These monthly workshops cover a wide-range of topics, so please come with your questions, your expertise, and your own stories of success and failure in your gardens. 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 helena.ives@ct.gov, or visit http://www.friendsofgoodwinforest.org/current-programs.html or www.ct.gov/deep/goodwin

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Trail Running Club

July 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on July 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Wednesday, July 10th and Wednesday, July 24th  5:30-6:30 pm Join us for a relaxed run on Goodwin trails! The route and pace will be chosen by those who attend. 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 helena.ives@ct.gov, or visit http://www.friendsofgoodwinforest.org/current-programs.html or www.ct.gov/deep/goodwin

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Summer Fairy Homes

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Here at Goodwin we have a magical trail full fairy homes made from natural materials that is bustling with activity during the summer! Come contribute to our fairy community by creating your own fairy home and helping us make our forest home to magical guests. All necessary materials will be provided, but feel free to bring a special treasure from your own forest to add to your fairy home. Suggested ages are 4-12, but all are welcome! Programs are free…

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Long Distance Hike

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 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. Each hike will be around 3 hours and 5-6 miles on our trails. To join us meet in our main parking lot at 23 Potter Road. 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 helena.ives@ct.gov, or visit http://www.friendsofgoodwinforest.org/current-programs.html or www.ct.gov/deep/goodwin

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Identification Walk

July 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Curious about the life that fills our forests and back yards at this time of year? Bring your own field guide or borrow from our collection as we identify as much as we can during a short walk on the trails. Our pace will be slow with many stops to encourage curiosity and discovery! 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 helena.ives@ct.gov, or…

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