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Birding Outings with Frank Gallo

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 […]

$10

2022 Earth Day Extravaganza

New Canaan Nature Center 144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT

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 […]

$10

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

Farm Creek Preserve 34 Sammis Street, Norwalk

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 […]

Free

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

Helen Altschul Preserve Mill Stream Road, Stamford, CT

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 […]

Free

Mushroom Foraging – Two Dates

There are many types of mushrooms in our region. Some are poisonous, but their ecology is fun to learn about...and others are simply delicious! Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt from the Mushroom Hunting Foundation are New England's leading mushroom hunting teachers, will lead us into the forest for a close look at local fungi in […]

$20

National Trails Day 2022

Watson-Symington Preserve 100-110 Wellesley Dr, New Canaan, CT

Join us in celebrating National Trails Day by helping to build and maintain trails at the New Canaan Land Trust's popular Watson-Symington Preserve!

We will have a range of volunteer opportunities, suitable for all ages and skill levels.

Free

Walk Your Land Trust Series (Outing #4 – Darien)

Dunlap Woods 3 Parklands Drive, Darien, CT

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 […]

Free

Firefly Viewings – 2022

Firefly Sanctuary 34 Sleepy Hollow Road, New Canaan, CT

Since opening in 2015, the New Canaan Land Trust's Firefly Sanctuary has grown in popularity. In an effort to protect the Sanctuary and the firefly population itself, we require advanced registration for admittance into the sanctuary during the peak firefly viewing season of June 26 through July 9. Registration for each night will open one week […]

$5

Guided Meadow & Butterfly Walk with Lepidopterist Victor DeMasi

Have you spotted a butterfly in your backyard recently? Want to learn more about these and other pollinators during the peak butterfly season in Connecticut? Join us for a guided walk with expert lepidopterist, Victor DeMasi, on Saturday, August 20th at 10am. We'll learn about the many different butterflies and pollinators that can be found […]