A non-profit organization located in Ridgefield, Connecticut whose goal is to foster an appreciation of nature, science, history, and the arts.
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The Program Calendar shows a comprehensive listing of all our programs.
Author and local historian George Hancock will discuss his latest book, "Until Jacob comes Marching Home", which examines the effect the Civil War had on the people of Ridgefield.
Celebrate the 236th Anniversary of the Battle of Ridgefield by walking along part of the battle's route with historic re-enactor and writer George Hancock - two program times are available!
Mother's Day is coming! Create a beautiful basket of herb plants for Mom!
Program was rescheduled to May 7th due to snow cover on April 16!!
Join us to celebrate the Year of the Salamander!! We will learn about the salamanders native to CT, and why they are such amazing amphibians.
Do you know the name of this unique looking wildflower? Did you know it is a native to our local woodlands? Join us as we search for this fascinating plant along with the many other wildflowers deco
Take part in Connecticut Trails Day by exploring Bennett's Pond State Park. Plus learn the basics of geocaching, a treasure hunt in the woods. All Ages Welcome.
Let's celebrate Flag Day! Join us for a Patriotic Scavenger Hunt in Ballard Park. We will look for clues and items celebrating our country and all things American!
Join in with thousands of others across the country by exploring your own backyard during the Great American Backyard Campout and have some old fashion fun.
Local lepidopterist Victor DeMasi will lead this program on butterflies. We will visit one of CT's outstanding meadows to observe butterflies & discuss butterfly ecology & conservation.
Only meets during the Ridgefield school year
, September through June. Groups will meet twice a week and hike for about 1 hour. A new trail will be chosen each week. A great way to exercise and meet new friends.