Posts Tagged ‘ Events ’

Did you know about 20,000 eagles, hawks and falcons fly over Audubon Greenwich each fall?

Oct 7th, 2014 | By

Did you know an average of 20,000 eagles, falcons and other raptors are counted by spotters as they fly over Audubon Greenwich each Fall? Come see it for yourself at the Quaker Ridge Hawk Watch!

Public invited to Northwest Connecticut Land Trust Days

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By

Connecticut’s Northwest Corner land trusts have once again organized a cornucopia of fall programs in celebration of Northwest Connecticut Land Trust Days Oct. 10-19. More than 10 area land trusts will offer a variety of events, including guided and self-guided hikes (one by moonlight), a landscape painting workshop, a nature photography talk, picnic, wine event,

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HawkWatch Festival & Green Bazaar 11-5 Sept. 27-28, Greenwich

Sep 27th, 2014 | By

Enjoy this exciting two-day nature festival at Audubon’s sanctuary in northern Greenwich – a celebration of the annual hawk migration passing overhead at Audubon Greenwich’s “Quaker Ridge Hawk Watch.” Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this great event from Headlines sponsor Audubon Connecticut!

Land at Lighthouse Point Park Migration Festival in New Haven Sunday

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

Lighthouse Point Park absolutely glows in the light of early autumn. The place also buzzes (no, really) with the activity of all manner of winged creature making its way southward. See for yourself Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the annual Lighthouse Point Park Migration Festival, a celebration of birds, butterflies and dragonflies.

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Live Twitter #UpChat on climatechange 11 a.m. Sept. 15

Sep 12th, 2014 | By

It’s happening — what you’ve all been waiting for … an #UpChat on Twitter! to talk about climate change, leading up to the United Nations 2014 Climate Summit.

CT Folk Festival and Green Expo plays out in Edgerton Park Saturday

Sep 5th, 2014 | By

The CT Folk Festival and Green Expo returns to Edgerton Park all day Saturday, with a nicely-woven tapestry of singer-songwriter folk music, bluegrass, Americana and other roots music along with plenty of hands-on activities for folks of all ages. See the Calendar page for more info or visit   CT Folk Festival and Green

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Shoreline Greenway Trail First Saturday Hike and Bike Schedule

Sep 3rd, 2014 | By

SHORELINE GREENWAY TRAIL “FIRST SATURDAY” FALL HIKE AND BIKE September2014 – December2014 JOIN our SGT leaders on our monthly First Saturday walks and bike this fall along the existing and proposed SGT Trail, or other local trails. Open to the public. Just show up by 10am. ¨ Walkers wear sturdy shoes ¨ Leashed dogs welcome ¨

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People’s Climate March Sept. 21 NYC

Jul 18th, 2014 | By

This is an invitation to change everything. In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. With our future on the line and the whole world

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CFPA July Events

Jun 30th, 2014 | By

CFPA July Events July 6 1 pm to 2:45 pm Guided Hike to Brown Hill Marsh and Governor’s Island Goodwin Conservation Center, Hampton July 10 9 am to 3 pm Project Learning Tree CT Workshop CFPA Headquarters, Rockfall July 15 9 am to 3:30 pm PLT GreenSchools! Energy Investigations Trash Museum, Hartford July 15 10

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Several environmental leaders to be honored at Audubon CT’s annual benefit dinner

Apr 28th, 2014 | By

Former New York Republican Governor George Pataki, and former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, an Obama appointee, will be honored at Audubon Connecticut’s annual Environmental Leadership Benefit Dinner at the Belle Haven Club on Wednesday, April 30. The two are being recognized as leaders who best exemplify the theme that “Conservation Knows No Party.”

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Old Saybrook included in folk musicians’ tour to benefit Connecticut River

Apr 11th, 2014 | By

Well-known musicians Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group will play three shows throughout the Connecticut River Valley to benefit the Connecticut River Watershed Council’s (CRWC) annual Source to Sea Cleanup. Their blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country music is known from NPR’s A Prairie Home Companion. They have also appeared on

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Audubon Greenwich offers lots of free and inexpensive nature programs

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By

Audubon to host CT NOFA’s Organic Lawn & Land Care Workshop Thursday, April 3, 2014 6:00-9:00 PM Presented by CT NOFA with Camilla Worden, Dwight Brooks, Jenna Messier, and Michael Nadeau Through simple organic practices and building a healthy soil food web, every lawn can be organic AND the envy of the neighborhood. The National

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Some March-April events from Audubon Connecticut

Mar 15th, 2014 | By

SPRING BIRDING BEGINS Wednesday’s & Saturday’s in April & May Morning bird walks are a spring tradition. Get out & enjoy two local ‘birding’ hot spots when wood thrush, orioles, tanagers, and other Neotropical migratory birds return to the US for the nesting season. Bring binoculars &/or camera. Loaner binoculars may be available. No charge

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2014 CT Land Conservation Conference March 15, Middletown

Feb 13th, 2014 | By

30th Annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference “The Economic Benefits of Open Space” Saturday, March 15, 2014 Wesleyan University Usdan Center (new location!) 45 Wyllys Avenue Middletown, CT 8:30am – 4:45pm (followed by post-event reception) Please join the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) for a full day of educational workshops and peer-to-peer networking for those involved

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2014 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference March 15, Middletown

Feb 5th, 2014 | By

Celebrating 30 years of learning, sharing and growing skills & knowledge! Please join the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) for the state’s largest conservation gathering and one of CLCC’s premier events — featuring a full day of educational workshops and peer-to-peer networking for those involved in land conservation. Visit the Conference Webpage for updates, announcements and

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Audubon Greenwich Nature Programs & Special Events Update

Feb 1st, 2014 | By

  Saturday, February 1 ~ Saturday, February 22 Saturday NIGHT, February 1 Owls of CT: Talk, Walk & Listen 7:00-8:30 pm Owls are fascinating hunters of the night with special adaptations. Join us for a short hike on the Audubon grounds to call and listen for local owls. Please wear warm clothing with soft, quiet

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Simsbury Land Trust Presents Winter Films And Programs

Jan 14th, 2014 | By

The Simsbury Land Trust works to protect scenic vistas, geological features and farmland that visually define Simsbury’s character and provide healthy habitats for local wildlife and plants. Its goal is to develop, support and implement creative land conservation solutions for the benefit of present and future generations. The not-for-profit organization has permanently protected nearly 967

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Audubon Greenwich film and potluck “The Slow Food Story” 6-9 p.m. Nov. 7

Nov 7th, 2013 | By

AN AUDUBON GREENWICH “FILM & POTLUCK” GATHERING ‘The Slow Food Story’ A very special new film about the creator of the Slow Food & its movement to fight for Good, Clean and Fair food! Co-sponsored by Slow Food Metro North & celebrated by everyone who cares about ‘good, clean, and fair’ food! Thursday, November 07

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Launch of the New Haven Healthy City/Healthy Climate Challenge, 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 13, New Haven

Nov 7th, 2013 | By

The event will be held at Artspace (Orange & Crown) and will feature the exhibit “Futurecast,” put together by a diverse group of artists addressing the unprecedented weather patters that have become a new reality for Americans. Refreshments will also be provided.

Walks to explore Milford watershed to be held beginning at noon Sunday

Oct 18th, 2013 | By

The first of several one-hour walks exploring the Wepawaug River watershed will be held Sunday. Members of the Wepawaug River Watershed Alliance will meet the public at noon at the lower parking lot of Eisenhower Park, 780 North St., near the pond. “We all live in a watershed. Everything we do in our watershed affects

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