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National Turtle Day
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
May 23, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Description: Celebrate the turtle and their unique features, behaviors and importance in the environment at the Kellogg Center.  All ages welcome to spend the day picnicking and taking part in pond exploration, turtle viewing stations, poolside feeding demonstration and turtle expert speaker.  we will have ongoing spot the turtle tours and public art projects.  highlight of the event is at noon, which features a turtle race challenge between Kellogg's turtles and other turtle ambassadors from nature centers.  No fee is required or registration necessary.  Donations are welcome.
For More Information:  Registration is required and can be done by calling 203-734-2513 or emailing donna.kingston@ct.gov
 
 

 
 
Children's Program on Bats
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury(Glastonbury)
May 27, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description: Bats seem a little scary but they're actually an important part of our ecosystem They eat lots of mosquitoes and other pests and help to pollinate plants. Children ages 1.5 to 4 will learn about how bats use sound to find food and what kinds of bats to look for at night.
For More Information:  And to pre-register please call Cindy Bartholomew
at 860-633-8402 or at cbartholomew@ctaudugon.org
 
 

 
 
Children's Program on Ponds
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury(Glastonbury)
June 3, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description:  This program is designed for children ages 1.5 to 4. The polliwogs will have hatched. Frogs' and toads' tadpoles will be swimming around. Visit with Valentine our bull frog and learn how these amphibians change into the adults. We will take our nets and gently scoop up some polliwogs. Cost is $10 for members and $13 for non-members.
For More Information:  And to pre-register please call Cindy Bartholomew
at 860-633-8402 or at cbartholomew@ctaudugon.org
 
 

 
 
South Glastonbury Nature Walk
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury
(Glastonbury)
June 6, 2015
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
 
Description: Join a CT Audubon Master Naturalist for a guided hike of Great Pond Preserve to explore the flora and fauna, including waterfowl and migrating birds, surrounding this 7-acre glacial downdraw pond and the CT River bluff. This approximately 2.5 mile walk is easy-to-moderate and appropriate for families with children older than age 12. Boots and drinking water are recommended. If it rains the walk is cancelled. Meet at CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main Street, Glastonbury to caravan to Great Pond Preserve.
For More Information: Or to register, please contact (860) 633-8402.
 
 

 
 
Nature Walk in Glastonbury's Earle Park
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury(Glastonbury)
June 7, 2015 1 PM - 3 PM
Description: This Explore the sights, sounds and smells of late spring as we walk through forests and fields, pass by Holland Brook and Tom's Pond and view the CT River. Meet on the lawn of CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury. Free. Heavy rain cancels. Preregistration is not required.
For More Information: Please contact Jim Bancroft (860) 402-4650.
 
 

 
 
Children's Program on Baby Birds
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury(Glastonbury)
June 10, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description:  This program is designed for children ages 1.5 to 4. The weather will be warm, the nests will be full and the parents will be busy finding food for their nestlings. Why is a nest important and how big does it have to be? Learn about what it takes to feed a baby nestling until the time it's released. We may even have a few babies to feed. Cost is $10 for members and $13 for non-members.
For More Information:  And to pre-register please call Cindy Bartholomew
at 860-633-8402 or at cbartholomew@ctaudugon.org
 
 

 
 
Summer Camp 2015
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury
June 29 - August 21, 2015
Hours Vary - See Below
 
Description: Eight weeks of fun and hands-on learning. Includes many different experiences in nature, including identifying wild animals; exploring ponds and streams; visits with birds of prey; and looking for bugs. Registration begins February 11, 2015. Hours: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM  (ages 5-9) / 10:00 am- 12:00 pm (ages 3-4).
For More Information: Or to register, please contact (860) 633-8402 or email cbartholomew@ctaudubon.org