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  • 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.

21 July
Saturday

Butterfly Walk with Victor DeMasi

Local, renown 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.
29 July
Sunday

Hike the Ives Trail Greenway – Part 1

Join us on our first leg of hiking the complete Ives Trail Greenway that connects open spaces from Ridgefield to Bethel. Part 1 will be 3.5 miles.
4 August
Saturday

August Astronomy - ISS, Planets and The Milky Way

This month we'll view the ISS, three planets, our own home galaxy and the 19th, 12th and 2nd brightest stars in the sky that form the Summer Triangle. Join us for a walk through the stars.
22 August
Wednesday

What do Bees Need? Planting for Pollinators

Come learn about the diversity of our native pollinators, how to recognize them, protect them, and what you can do to provide them with necessary habitat!
20 September
Thursday

Energy Efficient Homes: Both New and Remodeled

Learn about how modern science now allows the building or renovation of homes to become more energy efficient and provide a healthier environments for your family.
19 October
Friday

27th Annual Ghosts of Ridgefield - Part I

This annual program is a hike through time which includes meeting the Spirits of Ridgefield's famous bygone personages. This year we hope to have one walk at the Rec Center.
20 October
Saturday

27th Annual Ghosts of Ridgefield

This annual program is a hike through time which includes meeting the Spirits of Ridgefield's famous bygone personages.
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