Programs at the CONNECTICUT AUDUBON SOCIETY

Programs at the CONNECTICUT AUDUBON SOCIETY

Grassland Bird Conservation Center     

218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT  06259

(860)928-4948 ctaudubon.org/pomfret-home

 

Climate Café

Monday, April 1 at the Center, 218 Day Rd. in Pomfret

6:30 p.m.

Be part of the solution, join the discussion on our local response to global climate change. Sponsored by the Pomfret Green Team.

 

Early Morning Bird Walks

Tuesdays, April 2 thru 23

8:00 a.m.

Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd. in Pomfret. Wear drab colored clothing and bring binoculars. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

 

Wednesday Noon Walks

April 3 thru 24

Join us 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.

 

After School Nature Club – Spring Session: Grades K – 6

Thursdays, April 4, 11, 25 & May 2, 9, 16

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Center, 218 Day Rd. in Pomfret

More info & forms at ctaudubon.org/pomfret-home. Fee: $60 CAS members for the 6-day session; $70 non-members.

 

Printmaking with Nature

Exhibit – April 13 thru May 15 at the Center, 218 Day Rd. in Pomfret

Reception & Artist Demo – Saturday, May 4 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Waterford, CT artist and Pomfret School graduate John Sargent will showcase his relief and Suminagashi prints. These nature inspired works are created from the textures of wood stumps, driftwood, plants, and floating ink on water. On May 4th, John will share simple techniques using nature’s materials to make art that you can take home. Free

 

Invasive Plant Program

Saturday, April 13 at the Center, 218 Day Rd. in Pomfret

9:00 a.m.

Join Andy as he identifies the various invasive plants. Methods to control them and recommended native plants will be discussed.

Fee: $5 CAS members; $10 non-members.

 

April Vacation Camp

Monday, April 15 thru Thursday, April 18

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Outdoor adventures for kids who don’t mind getting wet and dirty and having fun in the process. Come for one day or all four. Info and forms at ctaudubon.org/pomfret-home. Call 860-928-4948 to register. Fee: $45 per day CAS members; $55 per day non-members.

 

Virginia Rail Bird Walk

Friday, April 26

6:00 p.m.

Listen and search for Virginia Rail, as well as other bird species such as the Common Snipe and Vesper Sparrow.

Fee: $5 CAS members; $10 non-members.

 

Beginners Bird Walk

Sunday, April 28

8:00 a.m.

If you’re new to bird watching, this is a good weekend to start! Some of the colorful spring birds will be back. Meet at the Center, 218 Day Rd. in Pomfret. Fee: $5 CAS members; $10 non-members.

 

Programs at TRAIL WOOD

93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT  06247

860-928-4948 ctaudubon.org/trail-wood-home

 

After School Nature Club – Spring Session: Grades 1 – 6

Wednesdays, April 3, 10, 24 & May 1, 8, 15

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Trail Wood – 93 Kenyon Rd. in Hampton

Do your kids need to blow off steam after school? The afternoons will be filled with fresh air, exercise and fun. More info & forms at ctaudubon.org/trail-wood-home. Fee: $60 CAS members for the 6-day session; $70 non-members.

 

Spring Cleaning: Trail Wood Work Day

Saturday, April 13

9:00 a.m. at Trail Wood – 93 Kenyon Rd. in Hampton

Come on out to help “spruce up” Trail Wood. Bring work gloves/rakes etc.

 

Trail Wood Non-Fiction Book Club

Sunday, April 14 at Trail Wood – 93 Kenyon Rd. in Hampton

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Lead by avid non-fiction reader and Hampton resident Jacqueline Jacobsohn, this book club combines lively discussions and leisurely walks on the trails. April book TBA (call 860-928-4948 for more info). Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

 

Trail Wood Bird Walk

Thursday, April 25

8:00 a.m.

Join Andy as he points out various birds at Trail Wood and a nearby preserve. Expect to find Hooded Warblers! Meet at Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd. in Hampton. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

 

Spring Poetry Walk

Sunday, April 28 at Trail Wood – 93 Kenyon Rd. in Hampton

2:00 p.m.

Join Hampton resident John Wertam, a Trail Wood and poetry enthusiast to experience nature and read poetry that tries to capture our love of the outdoors. Bring a copy of your favorite poem to share. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

 

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