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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.

23 February
Friday
Canceled

Snowshoeing!

Due to lack of snow, this event has been canceled
24 February
Saturday

Feb Astronomy - Moon, Winter Constellations & Orion Nebula

A 9-day Old Moon, Orion, Two Dogs, Twins, Taurus and much more. Join us as we explore the night sky!
1 March
Thursday

March 1st - Day of Giving 2018

Please help by donating today!! Give where you live! Your opportunity to show your support for our many programs. Please contribute to our "cause" on March 1st - All Amounts Welcome!
1 March
Thursday

Raising Backyard Chickens

Join Bil Mikulewicz as he explains the basics in raising backyard chickens in his lecture: One Man's Journey with a Bunch of Dumb Clucks!
10 March
Saturday

March Astronomy - Messier Objects & The Milky Way

The moonless night sky is perfect for exploring our own galaxy and distant objects. This program will feature the discoveries and observations of deep space objects by Charles Messier. All Ages Welcome
22 March
Thursday

Five Things Everyone should known about the Native American Archaeology of CT

Join Brian Jones, State Archeologist, as he digs into Connecticut's deep past and explores the region from Ice Age to Contact. Learn how Native Americans came to be here, and how they thrive!
23 March
Friday

Ridgefield Historical Trivia Contest

Come cheer on the Discovery Center's Trivia Team as they defend their title at the Battle of Ridgefield V's Contest.
20 May
Sunday

In Search of Lady Slippers

Join us on this hike as we search for the elusive Pink Lady Slipper and other Spring Wildflowers. Bring your Camera!
2 June
Saturday

Connecticut Trails Day Walk 2018

Celebrate Connecticut Trail Day on Ridgefield's Rail Trail - Join us for a leisurely evening walk which will include exploring what lives and grows along it and a bit of its history. All Ages Welcome
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.
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