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April 2022

Pollinators in New Canaan

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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You probably know the important roles that bees and butterflies play in our local ecosystems, but there are many other types of pollinators that rely on New Canaan’s meadows, woodlands, and backyard gardens. Join New Canaan Pollinator Pathway’s very own Susan Bergen for this informative and important presentation on the evening Tuesday, April 5. Her presentation focuses on the 6 main groups of native insect pollinators that live in CT.  Susan will talk about their life cycles, the importance of native…

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Birding Outings with Frank Gallo

April 21 - June 9
$10

Join the New Canaan Nature Center's new Senior Naturalist, Frank Gallo, for a series of birding and nature walks. On three Spring outings, Frank will guide visitors around area preserves, and open spaces. Along the way, he will discuss the area's natural history, pointing out birds, plants, and other species. These easy to moderate-level walks provide a great opportunity to learn about local parks, meet new people, and get outdoors. Series Schedule:April - Thursday, 4/21/22 at the Silvermine-Fowler Preserve - Early…

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2022 Earth Day Extravaganza

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
New Canaan Nature Center, 144 Oenoke Ridge
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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$10

10:00am - 11:00amKaren Bussolini Lecture Join us in the Sturgess Room at the Nature Center for Karen Bussolini's presentation, “Designing with Plenty for Pollinators.” Learn how to design wildlife friendly pollinator habitats as gorgeous gardens, with inspiring examples and maintenance strategies. Your $15 registration for the lecture includes admission to the Earth Day Extravaganza, immediately following the lecture.11:00am - 2:00pmEarth Day Extravaganza Join the New Canaan Land Trust and our Pollinator Pathway community partners for an Earth-centric celebration at the…

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Walk Your Land Trust Series (Outing #2 – Norwalk)

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Farm Creek Preserve, 34 Sammis Street
Norwalk, 06853
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Land trusts from Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, and Wilton have teamed up to bring you the first-ever Walk Your Land Trust series. Beginning in March 2022, each land trust will host an outing to introduce visitors to their preserves. We look forward to learning from each other, exploring our region's open space, and making new connections. This month's walk will feature a tour of the Norwalk Land Trust's Farm Creek Preserve, and an introduction to Shinrin-Yoku, also known as forest bathing. The…

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May 2022

Walk Your Land Trust Series (Outing #3 – Stamford)

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Helen Altschul Preserve, Mill Stream Road
Stamford, CT 06903
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Land trusts from Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, and Wilton have teamed up to bring you the first-ever Walk Your Land Trust series. Beginning in March 2022, each land trust will host an outing to introduce visitors to their preserves. We look forward to learning from each other, exploring our region's open space, and making new connections. This month's walk will feature a tour of the Stamford Land Trust's Helen Altschul Preserve, and an introduction to mushroom hunting. Whether it's your first time…

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