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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 April
Saturday

April Astronomy - Astronomy Day 2018

What better way to celebrate Astronomy Day then to gaze at the very spot that man first walked on the Moon, The Sea of Tranquility. The program will also include Venus and the Winter Constellations. All ages Welcome!
9 May
Wednesday

History of Calendars

"Why is today today and not some other day" The history, mechanism and astronomical basis for common - and not so common - calendar systems is use today and in the past.
12 May
Saturday

War on Invasive Species

Join a community action event and help clear the Park and Recreation Center of invasive species. In the meantime, you will be learning what they are and how to eliminate them from your property.
19 May
Saturday

Ballard Park Tree Tour

Join us for a tour of notable trees at Ballard Park.
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