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Estuary Explorations  Connecticut Bayou and Tall Forest;


Old Lyme Park and Ride parking lot, Exit 70 off of I-95 (across from the southbound ramp onto I-95), None, Old Lyme, , 06371

Join us in our second year of Estuary Explorations! Join Ph.D. ecologist Paul Spitzer and biologist Jim Arrigoni from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to explore various Lyme and Old Lyme natural areas with particularly special ecological features. After a brown bag lunch and ecological discussion, optional afternoon field trip
extensions will be offered for interested participants.
Each trip is $15 for members $20 for non-members
Enjoy a three hour quiet walking tour, about 1.5 miles, on gravel roads through a secluded tall forest with a rich species diversity of trees and understory plants, some meadow, and an avifauna to match. Bird song and behavior will be on display. This field trip is presented as a memorial to the late owner Janie Davison, whose love of nature and vision of environmental education made this singular preserve bequest possible.

Meeting Place: 8:45 AM Old Lyme Park and Ride parking lot, Exit 70 off of I-95 (across from the southbound ramp onto I-95)

CT Trails Day: Goodwin Natural Area

Saturday, Jun. 2, 2018, 10:00 am


Connecticut College Arboretum, 33 Gallows Lane, New London, CT

Led by Maggie Redfern, Arboretum Assistant Director
Meet at 33 Gallows Lane, New London.
Walk along Bolles Road through the Goodwin Natural Area north of Gallows Lane. This forested area serves as an example of natural change and development over time. Features include a mountain laurel understory, rocky outcrops, stone walls and the foundation of a Colonial farmstead. This will be a rugged walk covering approximately 3 miles. Participants should dress in long pants and wear appropriate shoes.

Learn to Letterbox

Saturday, Jun. 2, 2018, 10:00 am
Learn to Letterbox;


Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center, 90 Halls Rd, Old Lyme, , 06371

Saturday, June 2, 10 am 12:30 pm
Roger Tory Peterson Center, Old Lyme

Learn about Letterboxing in this family friendly event. We will view examples, watch an informative presentation and then take a short field trip to Bartholomew Open Space in Old Lyme for a one mile easy walk to find our own. Come prepared to learn about an excellent family activity that gets you outside!

Arboretum Garden Tours: Native Plant Collection

Sunday, Jun. 3, 2018, 10:00 am


Connecticut College Arboretum, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT

Meet in front of the Olin Science Center at 10 a.m. Tours last 60 to 90 minutes.
Free; no registration required
Established in 1931, this collection features trees and shrubs native to eastern North America. It also includes a wildflower garden, outdoor theater, pond, Buck Lodge and the Bolleswood Natural Area.

Connecticut Trails Day in Killingworth

Sunday, Jun. 3, 2018, 9:30 am
Connecticut Trails Day in Killingworth;


Chatfield Hollow State Park, 381 Rt. 80, Killingworth, , 06419

Join Denali, the staff from our Old Saybrook store, and our friends on a group hike at Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth. Participants can bring their dogs, and We'll take the Chatfield Trail to discuss hiking tips, gear, safety, and comfort for hikes with your canine companions. This free event is an on-leash hike. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Please contact Sue and Bob Cornell, (860) 227-0104,




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