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Spring Bird Walk

Saturday, Apr. 21, 2018, 7:30 pm

Nature/Outdoors

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

Led by Jack Beltz, Connecticut College Class of 2018
Meet at Arboretum entrance on Williams Street.
Free, reservations requested
The Arboretum has provided important habitat for birds since its founding. Learn how to use field marks, habitat and behavior as aids to identify year-round residents and fall migrating birds. Bring binoculars if you have them. Walk is limited to 20 people.

Earth Day Clean Up in New Haven

Sunday, Apr. 22, 2018, 11:00 am
Earth Day Clean Up in New Haven;

Nature/Outdoors

Long Wharf Nature Preserve, 55 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, , 06511

Join Denali, Trailblazer, Patagonia New Haven, and the New Haven Land Trust for an Earth Day Clean Up at the Long Wharf Nature Preserve. On the day of the event, we'll meet at the preserve entrance on Long Wharf Drive, just past the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. There is a large parking lot across the street, where Long Wharf Drive curves under the highway, and there is ample street parking available. Volunteers are welcome to bring their own gloves and trash pickers if they choose. Please also bring a water bottle to stay hydrated.

Earth Day Clean Up in Old Saybrook

Sunday, Apr. 22, 2018, 10:00 am
Earth Day Clean Up in Old Saybrook;

Nature/Outdoors

Denali, 75 Main Street, Old Saybrook, , 06475

Join Denali, the Old Saybrook Land Trust, and Zeal Optics for an Earth Day Clean Up. We will start at Denali in Old Saybrook with coffee, tea, and goodies before heading out along Main Street to get to the property we're cleaning. Our friends at Zeal will on hand to raffle off a pair of their sunglasses to a participant. Please bring water and gardening gloves if you have them.

Chasing Coral - Film Screening

Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2018, 7:00 pm
Chasing Coral - Film Screening;

Nature/Outdoors

Mystic Luxury Cinemas, Olde Mistick Village, 27 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, , 06355

Wednesday, April 25, at 7:00 p.m., RiseUpMystic will host a screening of the award-winning film, Chasing Coral, at Mystic Luxury Cinemas. Dr. Roger Kuhns, a Connecticut State Coordinator for Citizens Climate Lobby, will introduce the film and hold a discussion at its conclusion. Dr. Roger Kuhns is also the group leader for the Southeast Connecticut CCL chapter, a geologist, author, and filmmaker.

Tickets for the screening can be purchased in advance at eventbrite.com or via the RiseUpMystic Facebook page.

Chasing Coral follows a team of divers, photographers, and scientists as they set out to discover why coral reefs are vanishing at an unprecedented rate and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. The film took more than three years to shoot and is the result of 500+ hours of underwater footage, coral bleaching submissions from volunteers in 30 countries, as well as support from more than 500 people in various locations around the world. The filmmakers have also launched an impact campaign to ensure the loss of coral reefs does not go unnoticed and to support communities in using the film to grow these local solutions.

RiseUpMystic is a grassroots community group for progressive change based in Mystic, CT. There are no requirements to join and everyone is welcome.

Painting the Landscape

Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2018, 4:30 pm

Nature/Outdoors

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

Presented by Julie Riggs, Florence Griswold Museum Art Educator
Use Williams Street entrance to the Arboretum, meet at Buck Lodge.
$20 ($15 members); registration required
Capture the beauty of the Arboretum with plein-air painting. This outdoor workshop begins with an introductory lesson about the tools and techniques of the American Impressionist painters. Students then paint a landscape using authentic artistís materials (acrylic paints, palette, brushes, canvas board, and smock) down by the Arboretum Pond. Each participant will leave with a completed landscape painting. For artists of all levels and students of all ages. All supplies included.

Planting for Pollinators

Saturday, Apr. 28, 2018, 10:30 am
Planting for Pollinators;

Nature/Outdoors

Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton, CT , 06413

Join us in the Childrenís Garden at the Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton. We will be planting a variety of plants that will attract birds and butterflies. Seeds, soil and containers will be provided for participants to bring home as well. Rain or shine.
Registration requested for planning purposes.

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