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Watch for these Programs:
  • Animal Encounter Series
  • Astronomy Series
  • Birding Series
  • 'CT Trail Day' Hike in June
  • Celebrate the Year of the Salamander!
  • More 'Ghosts' in October

A non-profit organization located in Ridgefield, Connecticut whose goal is to foster an appreciation of nature, science, history, and the arts.

Upcoming Programs

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The Program Calendar shows a comprehensive listing of all our programs.

24 April
Thursday

George Hancock Explores Ridgefield's Civil War History

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.
26 April
Saturday

Battle of Ridgefield Walk on Main Street

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!
4 May
Sunday

Grow a Basket of Herbs for Mother's Day

Mother's Day is coming! Create a beautiful basket of herb plants for Mom!
7 May
Wednesday

Celebrate the Year of the Salamander in CT

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.
21 May
Wednesday

Woodland Wildflower Walk

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
7 June
Saturday

Geocaching - CT Trails Day Event

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.
14 June
Saturday

Patriotic Scavenger Hunt for Flag Day

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!
28 June
Saturday

The Great American Backyard Campout

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.
9 August
Saturday

Searching for Butterflies with Victor DeMasi

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.
Tues & Thurs

Women's Hiking Group

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.
Search:
Join Our Community:
Watch for these Programs:
  • Animal Encounter Series
  • Astronomy Series
  • Birding Series
  • 'CT Trail Day' Hike in June
  • Celebrate the Year of the Salamander!
  • More 'Ghosts' in October