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Watch for these Programs:
  • Astronomy Series
  • Birding Series
  • More 'Ghosts' in October
  • Snowshoe events when it snows!
  • Animal Encounter Series
  • 'CT Trail Day' Hike in June

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.

13 February
Saturday

February Guided Bird Walk

February appears to be a quiet time in the woodlands but nature is very, very busy. Join us as we discover some of the secrets of the life of birds. All Ages Welcome
13 February
Saturday

Winter Constellations & ISS

During our program the International Space Station will fly-by. Then we'll look at the feature's of the Moon plus explore the Winter Constellations. All Ages Welcome
12 March
Saturday

March Guided Bird Walk - Woodpeckers

This time of year is great for birding, no leaves allows us to see more. Join us as we search the park to see how many varieties of our resident birds we can find.
12 March
Saturday

St. Patrick's Scavenger Hunt

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and learn about Irish folklore as we search for hidden clues in Ballard Park. All children who participate in the hunt will receive a prize.
12 March
Saturday

Jupiter and the Circumpolar Constellations

Jupiter and its moons are featured this month along with the Circumpolar Constellations and a 3-day old Moon. All Ages Welcomed
17 March
Thursday

Raising Backyard Chickens

Back by popular demand: One Man's Journey with a Bunch of Dumb Clucks" - Ever wonder what it takes to raise backyard chickens? This presentation includes all aspects of raising these amazing creatures
9 April
Saturday

April Guided Bird Walk - Migration is on!

The spring migration is on. Some are passing through, some will stay. Join us as we look for these new visitors among our resident feathered friends. All Ages Welcome
16 April
Saturday

The Spring Constellations Have Arrived

The night sky now is reflecting the change of seasons with the Spring Constellations taking center stage. Jupiter is still easily seen as is the Moon's features. All Ages Welcome
4 June
Saturday

CT Trails Day Guided Walk

Celebrate Connecticut Trail Day on Ridgefield's Rail Trail - Explore what lives and grows along this pathway or just enjoy an evening walk with friends - All Ages Welcomed
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:
  • Astronomy Series
  • Birding Series
  • More 'Ghosts' in October
  • Snowshoe events when it snows!
  • Animal Encounter Series
  • 'CT Trail Day' Hike in June