Programs at the CONNECTICUT AUDUBON SOCIETY
Grassland Bird Conservation Center
218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Concert featuring “TAKE NOTE!”
Sunday, March 3 at 3 p.m. at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret
Take Note! is a wonderful and dedicated group of about 20 singers. In their free time, they perform a cappella
concerts. This benefit concert will support the Center at Pomfret Education Endowment Fund. FREE
Thursday, March 7, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 14, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 16, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 21, 6:45 p.m.
Thursday, March 28, 6:45 p.m.
A sure harbinger of spring, this fascinating little bird puts on a riveting mating display at dusk. Meet at the Center,
218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Fee: $5 CAS members; $10 non-members.
Nature Photography Contest
Opening Reception & Exhibit at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret
Sunday, March 10, 2 – 4 p.m.
Contest entry forms & info at ctaudubon.org/pomfret-home.
Eagles In Connecticut
Sunday, March 17, 2 – 4 p.m.
Brian Hess, a wildlife biologist from the CT DEEP, will give a presentation on eagles at the Center, 218 Day Rd in
Pomfret. Horizon Wings will also be bringing a Bald eagle and a Golden eagle along with a couple of other feathered
friends for everyone to meet. $10 suggested donation to benefit Horizon Wings and the care of these beautiful
Film offered in partnership with the Town of Pomfret Green Team:
Monday, March 18, 6:30 pm (Snow date: Tuesday, March 19) at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret.
NO IMPACT MAN (2009) – This film documents author Colin Beavan’s year of living a zero-impact life. No
electricity, no gas-powered transportation, no shipped food, and no public waste disposal. Can a well-intentioned
environmentalist save the planet? Group discussion afterwards. Free to the public.
MASTER NATURALIST VOLUNTEER TRAINING PROGRAM
Tuesdays, March 26 thru May 28, 8 a.m. – Noon
Have you always wanted to learn more about the natural sciences? Want to volunteer at the Center at Pomfret?
This may be the training program for you. Registration limited. See ctaudubon.org/pomfret-home for info and an
Bears in Connecticut
Sunday, March 31, 2 – 4 p.m. at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret.
Come listen to retired DEEP Wildlife Div. Chief Dale May as he shares his knowledge of bear behavior and habitat.
Fee: Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.
CITIZEN SCIENCE Volunteer Monitoring Program
Wildlife Tracking and Monitoring
Training / Monitoring Hikes from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday, March 2, in Woodstock
Saturday, March 9, in Bethany
Saturday, March 23, in Canterbury
Search for track and sign of large mammals such as fisher, river otter, black bear, and bobcat. Become a trained
volunteer. Registration is required, call 860-928-4948 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Training fee
per hike: $50 CAS members; $60 non-members.
Wednesday Noon Walks
March 6 thru 27
Join Connecticut Audubon Society volunteers for fresh air, exercise, good company and naturalist lessons along the
way. Seniors and parents with babes in backpacks welcome. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Free to
CAS members; $3 non-members.
Thursday Morning Tracking Walks
March 7 thru 28, 8:30 a.m.
Stretch your legs and look for signs of wildlife with Fran Baranski, tracker and nature photographer. Bring your
camera. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.
Early Morning Bird Walks
Tuesdays, March 19 thru May 28, 8 a.m.
With Andy as your guide, seek out a variety of bird species. Wear drab colored clothing and bring binoculars or
spotting scope. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd in Pomfret. Fee: Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.
Programs at TRAIL WOOD
93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT 06247
Trail Wood Non-Fiction Book Club
Sunday, March 24, from 2 – 4 p.m.
This Book Club combines lively book discussions and leisurely walks on the trails. March book: The Evolution of
Beauty by Richard O. Prum. Meet at Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd in Hampton. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.
Trail Wood Artists In-Residence Exhibit and Panel Discussion
Thursday, March 28, 5:30 p.m.
Event to be held at Yale University’s Kroon Hall. Free to the public. ctaudubon.org/trail-wood-home for more.