NATURE PROGRAMS & EVENTS
What will we find this summer?! In past years we’ve seen and heard a wide range of creatures on our evening walks.
Long sleeves, a flashlight & insect repellent recommended.
Cost: $3 members ; $6 nonmembers (Children – $2 members, $3 nonmembers)
Preregistration is not required
Dress in your butterfly attire, make a set of antennae to match. Waltz out to the Butterfly Garden for some tea, lemonade and cookies! Meet our resident butterflies & caterpillars, make a butterfly craft, and more….
Cost: Admission to the Nature Center (members free)
Join Nature Center staff to learn about these fascinating creatures.Program will include live animal demonstration.
Admission: $3.00 members, $4.00 nonmembers
Preregistration is not required Children under age 6 must be accompanied by an adult
The Nature Center will host the Farmington Valley Butterfly Count, a part of an annual survey sponsored by the North American Butterfly Association. To take part in the Butterfly Count, meet at Nature Center at 7:30 am in the Nature Center parking lot. Participants in Count should be prepared to travel throughout the Farmington Valley and be in good physical condition.
Following the Count there will be a Butterfly Program/Walk from 1:30 to 3 pm at the Nature Center. This program is open to the public.
Program Cost: $3.00 members, $6.00 nonmembers. Preregistration is not required
Call the Center for additional information.
Turtles come in many shapes and sizes. Join us as we visit with these ancient animals – both very large and very small turtles.
Admission:$3.00 members, $4.00 nonmembers.
Preregistration is not required. Children under age 6 must be accompanied by an adult
Bring your favorite teddy bear, make a bear craft,learn what our local bears are doing this time of the year, and more….
Cost: Admission to the building (members free).
Brian Kleinman of Riverside Reptiles will be on hand with some very special guests for a presentation on lizards
Cost: $3.00 members, $4.00 nonmembers Preregistration is not required.
Children under age 6 must be accompanied by an adult