DEEP: Connecticut DEEP and Naugatuck Valley Audubon Society Hosts Nature Journal Program

June 6, 2013
Connecticut DEEP and Naugatuck Valley Audubon Society Hosts Nature Journal Program at
Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
The Naugatuck Valley Audubon Society, in cooperation with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protectionís (DEEP) Kellogg Environmental Center will host a program entitled Nature Journal: Cherishing the Beauty of the Earth Through Photography and Journaling by Rich and Debbie Martin, members of the Litchfield Hills Audubon Society (LHAS). The presentation will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
Over the years, as photographers and artists, Rich and Debbie Martin have preserved their amazing nature discoveries through photography, journals and in sketchbooks. They will share these exciting, colorful memories in their narrated program.  Experience the beauty of the earth, season by season, through categories including spring wildflowers, exploring the natural world from a canoe, paths through life and nature, finding winter wonders and much more!  The presentation contains beautiful photography, original artwork and graphic designs by Rich and Debbie, and is also enriched with music.
Rich works full time as a Radiology Engineer at Hartford Hospital. As the Litchfield Hills Audubon Society (LHAS) newsletter editor for the past four years, he has added his own creative flourishes to the publication. Recently, he studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Tunxis Community College and has put his knowledge and experience in graphics to use in the creation of the ĎNature Journalí presentation. He can often be found, with his camera, at Boyd Woods Audubon Sanctuary, where he and Debbie are the chairpersons.
Debbie has been an artist, photographer and naturalist for most of her life and started to combine her interests and talents into slides shows in the mid 70ís. Since that time she has created numerous inspirational and educational nature slide shows which have been presented to adults and children throughout the area. She is also a gardener, and is well-known for making interesting centerpieces which she shares at LHAS meetings.
The Kellogg Environmental Center is located at 500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby, CT. A donation of $5.00 is requested.  Light refreshments will be served after the program.  For further information, directions, or to register, please phone the Kellogg Environmental Center at (203) 734-2513 or contact Dennis Kocyla at (203) 734-9325 or