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No Child Left Inside Events Calendar
Beach Side Activity -- Seining
Sherwood Island State Park Nature Center
Wednesdays - Sundays 
1:00  - 2:00 PM
Description:  You are invited to join us on East beach at Sherwood Island State Park. We run this program Wed-Sun at 1:00 pm. Rain and thunder cancel. We will fish with a 20 ft net to catch animals for the tanks in the Nature Center! Come learn with us!

Summer Nature Days
Ansonia Nature Center 
Open Registration: Choose one or more week long sessions.
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Description:  Dates: Aug. 15, Aug. 812, and Aug. 1519. For children 5 to 11 years old who love the outdoors and wildlife, these popular classes will be not only educational but also a chance to explore the 156 acres the park offers. We will visit a variety of habitats in the park such as wetlands, fields, and woodlands. A great choice for a fun late-summer experience! FEE PER WEEK: $150 priority students - Ansonia residents and current family-level FANCI members; $175 all others.
For More Information: And to register for all events please call (203) 736-1053.

Hands on Goodwin:  An Interactive Hike, Part 2
Goodwin Conservation Center (Hampton, CT)
Saturday, August 20, 2016
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Description:  Take an interactive walk through the less walked paths of Goodwin State Forest as Michael takes a hands on approach toward creatures living in the woods.  Learn and marvel at organisms at a much closer level than you have before.  In part 2, explore other areas and organisms of Goodwin not traveled in part 1.  As this program will take you through the less walked areas of Goodwin, please come prepared as you will be walking through deep woods and rougher paths.  Ages 12 and up.
For More Information: Jasper Sha, 860-455-9534,

Tracking Tracks at Goodwin State Forest
Goodwin Conservation Center (Hampton, CT)
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description:  Join Helena Ives, UCONN student and certified tracker in South Africa, as she teaches you basics in tracking and identification.  Join her on this path through the woods as she points out details that we miss in our day to day hikes.  Find out who has been walking the same paths as you.
For More Information: Jasper Sha, 860-455-9534,

Microscopic Topic:  The Dirt is ALIVE!!
Goodwin Conservation Center (Hampton, CT)
Thursday, August 25, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description:  Goodwin Conservation Center Naturalist Jasper Sha really likes microscopes... so, he's going to use them again!  This time we look to the soil beneath our feet to find out who has been living in the hidden world upon which we walk.  We'll be sampling the dirt from different areas and taking a look at the earthly neighbors below us.
For More Information: Jasper Sha, 860-455-9534,

The Ecology Tours:  Black Spruce Pond
Goodwin Conservation Center (Hampton, CT)
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description:  Goodwin Conservation Center Naturalist Jasper Sha wants to take a walk at Goodwin State Forest to one of the smaller bodies of water:  Black Spruce Pond.  Let's take a look at some pond ecology and how things change in the environment.
For More Information: Jasper Sha, 860-455-9534,
Content updated August 10, 2016