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Osborne Homestead Museum Tours   Guided tours of the Osborne Homestead Museum will introduce visitors to the extraordinary life of Frances Osborne Kellogg and to her wonderful collection of antiques and fine art in this charming Colonial Revival house.
5/6/2017 - 10/29/2017
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 Osborne Homestead Museum
Derby
 
The Stars at Kellogg   Throughout the month of September, the Osborne Homestead Museum is featuring a special photo exhibition of celebrities who lectured and performed in Derby’s Sterling Opera House.
9/1/2017 - 9/30/2017
 Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m
 Osborne Homestead Museum
Derby
 
Goodwin Book Club   Join other like minded folk who want to talk about their favorite books. September’s book will be Reading the Forested Landscape by Tom Wessels.
9/20/2017
 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
The Art of the Sit Spot   Join Beth Bernard in a unique journey to discover the lost art of the sit spot. This observation tool increases awareness, calms the body and mind, and opens up a world of awesome nature sightings!
9/22/2017
 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Outdoor Adventures 101: Learning the Map and Compass   Jim Bancroft will teach about compass components, compass bearings, correcting for magnetic declination, how to orient a map and use it with a compass, topographic maps, map symbols, reading contour lines, and recognizing landforms. Most of this program will be hands-on and out-of-doors. Compasses will be available to borrow.
9/23/2017
 10:00 am -12:00 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Hiking the Connecticut Trails with Jim Giana   Join Goodwin Master Naturalist Jim Gianato to learn what makes Connecticut’s trails so unique and to get the scoop on those ‘hidden gems’ that are less widely known.
9/23/2017
 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Plant Essential Oils: Nature’s Extracts   This sensory workshop will teach you what therapeutic grade essential oils are, the plants and properties they possess, how the oils are made and their many benefits. You will get to experience the plant-derived oils for yourself.
9/23/2017
 4:00pm-5:30pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Connecticut Hunting & Fishing Day   DEEP Bureau of Natural Resources will be hosting the 6th Connecticut Hunting & Fishing Day at Cabela's in East Hartford.
9/23/2017
 10:00am-4:00pm
 Cabela's
East Hartford
 
Long Distance Guided Hike   Enjoy the company of fellow hikers and get some great outdoor exercise. Expect a 5-7 mile hike.
9/24/2017
 12:00 pm-3:00 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Goodwin Two-for-One: Mosquitoes & Weather Basics   First, learn a thing or two about mosquitoes. Next explore the topic of weather including learning about temperature, dew point, humidity, pressure, cloud type, wind, and more.
9/29/2017
 10:00 am -11:30 am
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Harvest Moon Campfire   Come sit around the fire and warm yourself after the nighttime hike. Join Goodwin Naturalist Jasper Sha around the campfire. Sit and enjoy some s’mores before ending the evening.
10/6/2017
 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Project Learning Tree Workshop: Early Childhood Experiences   This workshop is designed for early childhood educators (3-6), and will teach attendees to facilitate Project Learning Tree's experiences for early childhood learners.
10/6/2017
 10:00 am -2:00 pm
 Macricostas Preserve
Washington
 
Harvest Moon Night Hike   Let the Harvest Moon guide your path at twilight as you take a night time hike at Goodwin State Forest. Goodwin Guide Kat Gayson will be taking you on a moonlit journey through the forest to bear witness to the changes in nature from day to dusk.
10/6/2017
 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Autumn Tree ID for Beginners   Learn leaf ID as well as bark, twigs, and buds, and you will feel like a tree expert! The first half of the program will be an indoor introduction to tree ID, after which we will wander the Discovery Trail, stopping to identify trees.
10/7/2017
 10:00 am -12:00 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Long Distance Guided Hike   Enjoy the company of fellow hikers and get some great outdoor exercise. Expect a 5-7 mile hike.
10/8/2017
 12:00 pm-3:00 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
A Walktober Event: Autumn Wild Plant and Fungi Foraging with The 3 Foragers   The 3 Foragers return for a Walktober Autumn Foraging eventLearn how to identify, sustainably harvest, and prepare the wild foods of autumn, from acorns to minty wintergreen leaves, including golden honey mushrooms and maitake, the “dancing mushroom”.
10/8/2017
 10:00 am -11:30 am
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Dances with Leaves: An Autumn Adventure for Young Explorers   Autumn is the perfect time to get outside to explore! Young people ages 4-7 and their caregivers are invited to join center director Beth Bernard and environmental educator Lynn Kochiss for an autumn discovery adventure.
10/9/2017
 10:00 am -11:30 am
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Let’s Go Geocaching and Identifying with iNaturalist!   For those with geocaching apps or GPS units. This app allows both beginners and experts to start identifying species on their own while also getting help of scientists and experienced explorers of nature.
10/10/2017
 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Educator Workshop Webinar: Climate Change for the Classroom   Participate in this informative webinar that highlights the resources and connections to curriculum. Learn how climate change is being tracked and how your students can understand the concepts and science involved. FREE
10/11/2017
 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
 At your computer
 
Exams for Forester, Supervising Forest Products Harvester, and Forest Products Harvester   Certification is required of all persons who conduct Commercial Forest Practices within the State of Connecticut
10/11/2017
 9:00am
 Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area
Burlington
 
SIPRAC   State of Connecticut, State Implementation Plan Revision Advisory Committee (SIPRAC) is an open forum for information exchange and discussion on the State’s Air Quality Programs, proposed regulations and status of efforts to achieve and maintain air quality standards in the State.
10/12/2017
 9:00am
 DEEP Headquarters
Hartford
 
Educator Workshop - Where Does Your Food Come From?   Active and informative workshop designed for grade K-12 educators to help students identify the aspects of food systems and trade. Applications to school gardens, soil science and resource conservation will be included to help support NGSS standards and phenomena teaching.
10/17/2017
 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
Remediation Roundtable   An open forum to exchange ideas and information on site cleanup in Connecticut and to solicit opinions, advice and information.
10/17/2017
 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 DEEP Headquarters
Hartford
 
Senior Walk   Join in on an easy to moderate walk taken on forest trails. This is a great opportunity to get outside, learn something new and maybe even meet a few new friends.
10/18/2017
 12:00 pm-2:30 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Goodwin Book Club   Join others who like reading about the environment and nature who want to talk about their favorite books. October’s book will be Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening by Carol Wall.
10/18/2017
 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Senior Walk   Join us for an easy to moderate walk taken on forest trails. All are welcome. Hiking sticks are available to borrow.
10/19/2017
 10:00 am -12:30 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Gardener’s Roundtable   This workshop is intended for gardeners of all experience levels. We share best practices and pitfalls for gardening in eastern Connecticut.
10/21/2017
 10:00 am -11:30 am
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Edwin Way Teale Talk and Tour at the Connecticut Audubon Society at Trail Wood   Meet in the visitor’s parking lot at Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton CT. Join Connecticut Audubon staff, in cooperation with the Friends of Goodwin Forest, for a presentation on Edwin Way Teale by Richard Telford. Afterwards, take a tour of his study and the Trail Wood grounds.
10/22/2017
 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
 Connecticut Audubon Society at Trail Wood
Hampton
 
Educator Workshop Webinar: Supermarket Science, Why I Buy   Understand the concept of food choices by understanding your market layout, labels and history. Informative with lessons provided for use. FREE!
10/26/2017
 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
 At your computer
 
The Secret Garden: The Elements of Surprise and Refuge in Your Garden   Warren Hastings, the Horticulturist at Goodwin Conservation Center, will share a unique approach to gardening that highlights secret places and the element of surprise.
10/26/2017
 10:00 am -11:00 am
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
The Art of the Sit Spot   Join Beth Bernard, Program Director at the James L. Goodwin Conservation Center in a unique journey to discover the lost art of the sit spot. This observation tool increases awareness, calms the body and mind, and opens up a world of awesome nature sightings! Age 12-adult.
10/27/2017
 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Rodents and Small Mammals   Join Connecticut Conservation Ambassador Michael Grady and take a deeper look into the rodents of Connecticut. Together, we’ll take a look into the life cycle, habitat, diet, and just what makes these pests so unique and adaptable.
10/27/2017
 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Living and Breathing Nature at Acadia National Park and Beyond   Join Connecticut nature writer Katherine Hauswirth, author of The Book of Noticing: Collections and Connections on the Trail, for a talk on her writing residency experiences, most recently at Acadia National Park in Maine.
10/29/2017
 10:00 am -11:30 am
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Long Distance Guided Hike   Enjoy the company of fellow hikers and get some great outdoor exercise. Expect a 5-7 mile hike. All are welcome, including friendly dogs.
10/29/2017
 12:00 pm-3:00 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Game of Logging Certified Training: Chainsaw Training for the Novice and Amateur   This program is designed for novice or amateur chainsaw users who wish to improve their skills and to operate their saw safely. This is a "hands-on" course.
10/29/2017
 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
“THE GAME OF LOGGING”   This program is designed for novice or amateur chainsaw users who wish to improve their skills and to operate their saw safely. This is a “hands-on” course.
10/29/2017
 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Scout Program - Into the Wild Badge Day   Explore winter animals, signs, behavior and identification using bird feeding stations and natural food sites on the estate. Learn how plants and animals survive the season while identifying who and what they are. Learn how wildlife research is carried out by participating in a Citizen Science study with Cornell University.
11/4/2017
 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
Educator Workshop - FE3: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot   Help students understand human impact through resource use and conservation. Explore the use of environmental footprints and ways to measure consumption and conservation through waste.
11/7/2017
 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
SIPRAC   State of Connecticut, State Implementation Plan Revision Advisory Committee (SIPRAC) is an open forum for information exchange and discussion on the State’s Air Quality Programs, proposed regulations and status of efforts to achieve and maintain air quality standards in the State.
11/9/2017
 9:00am
 DEEP Headquarters
Hartford
 
DATE CHANGE
Pre-Hearing Conference - Grasso Companies
  Meeting to review proposed evidence, witnesses, associated issues for hearing.
11/16/2017
 10:00 AM
 DEEP Headquarters
Hartford
 
DATE CHANGE
Hearing - Grasso Companies
  Hearing on appeal of enforcement order to abate pollution in area of tidal wetlands in Norwalk.
11/30/2017 - 12/1/2017
 10:00 AM
 DEEP Headquarters
Hartford
 
Scout Program - Into the Woods Badge Day   Learn about the ecosystem of a forest starting with the trees and building to the food webs that exist there. We will go into the many ways forestry products are used and the roles they play in helping maintain the health of the environment.
12/9/2017
 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
SIPRAC   State of Connecticut, State Implementation Plan Revision Advisory Committee (SIPRAC) is an open forum for information exchange and discussion on the State’s Air Quality Programs, proposed regulations and status of efforts to achieve and maintain air quality standards in the State.
12/14/2017
 9:00am
 DEEP Headquarters
Hartford
 
Scout Program - Soil and Water Conservation   Two of the most basic resources for us and environmental needs are often over looked, soil and water. A full morning of activities has been designed to help you fully understand your dependence on these two simple resources.
12/28/2017
 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
Exam for Supervising Forest Products Harvester and Forest Products Harvester   Certification is required of all persons who conduct Commercial Forest Practices within the State of Connecticut
1/10/2018
 9:00am
 James L. Goodwin State Forest
Hampton
 
Scout Program - Environmental Science   Get a feel for the various skills and fields of study that environmental science requires. We will start with the timeline and work forward to get some perspective on ecology and issues that have emerged to form this area of science.
2/10/2018
 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
Exam for Forester, Supervising Forest Products Harvester and Forest Products Harvester   Certification is required of all persons who conduct Commercial Forest Practices within the State of Connecticut
3/14/2018
 9:00am
 Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center
Burlington
 
Scout Program - Into the Wild Badge Day   Explore winter animals, signs, behavior and identification using bird feeding stations and natural food sites on the estate. Learn how plants and animals survive the season while identifying who and what they are. Learn how wildlife research is carried out by participating in a Citizen Science study with Cornell University.
3/24/2018
 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
Scout Program - Sustainability Merit Badge   What is your footprint on this Earth? How can your choices in water use, food selection, energy use and trash impact natural resources. Learn about growing areas of careers and technology centered on sustainable design and supporting sustainable action.
3/31/2018
 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
Scout Program - Into the Woods Badge Day   Learn about the ecosystem of a forest starting with the trees and building to the food webs that exist there. We will go into the many ways forestry products are used and the roles they play in helping maintain the health of the environment.
4/7/2018
 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
Exam for Supervising Forest Products Harvester and Forest Products Harvester   Certification is required of all persons who conduct Commercial Forest Practices within the State of Connecticut
5/9/2018
 9:00am
 James L. Goodwin State Forest
Hampton
 
Exam for Forester, Supervising Forest Products Harvester and Forest Products Harvester   Certification is required of all persons who conduct Commercial Forest Practices within the State of Connecticut
7/11/2018
 9:00am
 Sessions Woods conservation Education Center
Burlington
 
Exam for Forester, Supervising Forest Products Harvester and Forest Products Harvester   Certification is required of all persons who conduct Commercial Forest Practices within the State of Connecticut
10/17/2018
 9:00am
 Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center
Burlington
 
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