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March 2019

A Vernal Pool Adventure, Babcock Ridge Preserve

March 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Babcock Ridge, 113 Babcock Road
North Stonington, CT United States
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After a long winter in hiding, an amazing variety of frogs, salamanders, and aquatic invertebrates will once again make their presence felt in a temporary wetland known as a vernal pool. At twilight, we’ll hike the trail to a group…

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April 2019

Become a Nature Detective at Moore Woodlands (NEW DATE 4/16)

April 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Moore Woodlands, 314-264 Capstan Ave
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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NEW DATE 4/16: Please note this event has been moved from Monday 4/15 to Tuesday 4/16 due to forecasted rain. Register Here

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October 2019

Tidal River Hike & Seek at Knox Preserve

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Knox Preserve, Wilcox Road
Stonington, CT 06378 United States
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Male Goldfinch enjoying seeds.

Hey kids, grab mom or dad or your favorite grownup and show them all the great things to discover in nature! Avalonia is hosting a Hike & Seek nature treasure-hunt that you get to lead yourselves, like a real explorer.…

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Hike at Tefftweald with Naturalist Bruce Fellman

October 19, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tefftweald at Birchenturn, 282 Grindstone Hill Road
North Stonington, CT 06359 United States
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Documenting your discoveries on the trail is a skill that needs to be in every naturalist’s toolkit. We’ll have plenty to observe and record as we enjoy the fall colors at Avalonia’s Tefftweald at Birchenturn Preserve on 280 Grindstone Hill…

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Margaret Gibson, Connecticut’s Poet Laureate, Reading at Preston Library

October 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Preston Public Library, 389 Route 2
Preston, United States
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Join the Friends of the Preston Library as they welcome Preston resident, Margaret Gibson, Connecticut Poet Laureate. Margaret will be reading a selection of poems from books and new poems that have to do with Nature and the environment. Come…

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March 2020

A Vernal Pool Adventure, Babcock Ridge Preserve (CANCELLED)

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Babcock Ridge, 113 Babcock Road
North Stonington, CT United States
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This event has been cancelled due to Coronavirus concerns. Avalonia trails remain open, but visitors need to use caution, avoid large groups, and use good judgement when meeting other hikers. While winter has hardly lived up to its name, an…

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Message Regarding Coronavirus

Our trails remain open to the public, but we request that you avoid any gathering beyond immediate family and carefully observe social-distancing protocol. All public events are cancelled until further notice, and our office is closed.

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