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School and Outreach Programs Offered by Kellogg Environmental Center   Classes may register for environmental programs to come to the classroom using Zoom or your school's preferred platform. Programs are available for grade level 4th and higher are presented using a variety of interactive platforms and tools to engage students in learning and to share their ideas.
1/1/2021 - 11/30/2021
 Tuesday through Friday per your schedule
 Online
 
Dinosaur Track Casting   Have you ever wanted to have your own dinosaur footprint? At Dinosaur State Park you can make your own plaster cast from a real ~ 200 million year old Eubrontes footprint! The casting area at Dinosaur State Park contains real dinosaur footprints likely made by a dinosaur similar to a Dilophosaurus. The casting area is open Tuesdays through Sundays, May 1 to October 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Masks must be worn and physical distancing maintained in this area.There is no fee to use this area but park guests must bring their own materials. Upon arrival please make your way to the casting area. Please call 860-529-5816 if you need assistance making the cast. For each cast you will need: 10 pounds of Plaster-of-Paris (no substitutions) 1/4 cup cooking oil Five gallon bucket Cloth rags and paper towels The park provides: Eubrontes tracks Metal rings Water
5/1/2021 - 10/31/2021
 Per your Schedule
 Dinosaur State Park
Rocky Hill
 
Osborne Homestead Museum Reopens for 37th Season   Self-guided tours will introduce guests to the remarkable life of Frances Osborne Kellogg and to her wonderful collection of antiques and fine art in this charming Colonial Revival house. You are also welcome to enjoy the flowering trees, aromatic shrubs, and splendid flowers of the Kellogg Estate.
6/5/2021 - 10/31/2021
 Thursdays and Fridays from 10am-3pm, Saturdays from 10am-4pm, and Sundays from 12pm-4pm
 Osborne Homestead Museum
Derby
 
Connecticut Master Woodland Manager Program   Make your mark on Connecticut’s woodlands, become a Master Woodland Manager!
8/19/2021 - 8/11/2022
 One Year
 Virtual and Locations Throughout Connecticut
 
Full Moon Hike   Join Goodwin staff for a slow-paced moonlit night hike along the Yellow and Yellow-Red Trails on the eastern side of Pine Acres Pond. We’ll switch our flashlights off and walk by the light of the moon, while listening and looking for signs of nocturnal wildlife.
9/19/2021
 8:00-9:30pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Wheelabrator Putnam, Inc - Site Visit   The purpose of the site visit is for the Hearing Officer to observe the site and surrounding area. No evidence or testimony will be received, and neither the Hearing Officer nor any participants may ask other participants or the Hearing Officer questions related to the issues for hearing at the site visit. All COVID-19 protocols will be followed. Those participating in the site visit are asked to keep their numbers low in light of the current COVID precautions. The parties are asked to send the Hearing Officer a list of all individuals participating in the site visit. The site visit will include walking some distance on uneven terrain and those attending the site visit must wear sturdy and closed toe shoes. The site visit will cover around 4.5 miles of the Applicant's property and is expected to last approximately 3 hours.
9/21/2021
 10:00 AM
 200 Technology Park Drive, Putnam, CT 06260.
 
Ceramics Around the World   Join an in-person, outdoor presentation on the very best of ceramics from Holland, China, Japan, Italy, Hungary, England, and the United States.
9/25/2021
 11:00am to 12:00pm
 Kellogg Estate
Derby
 
Project WET Workshop   Join us online to learn about Project WET. This webinar will introduce you to the materials and demonstrate two lessons. We will provide information on the resources available to educators for use in their classrooms and how to obtain the Project WET Resource Guide.
9/25/2021
 9:00am-11:00am
 Online
 
Skulls and Bones   Visiting Naturalist Cheri Collins from the Eleanor Buck Wolf Nature Center will be leading this hands-on lesson on ID’ing the skulls and bones of native animals.
9/26/2021
 1:00-3:00pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Introduction to Project WET   Online webinar- Join us online to learn about Project WET. This webinar will introduce you to the materials and demonstrate two lessons. We will provide information on the resources available to educators for use in their classrooms and how to obtain the Project WET Resource Guide.
9/28/2021
 3:00 pm -5:00 pm
 Online
 
Wheelabrator Putnam, Inc. Pre Hearing Conference   The conference will seek to reach an agreement on the qualifications of expert witnesses and admissibility of exhibits. Hearing procedures and process will be finalized and logistical issues will be addressed.
9/30/2021
 1:00
 Zoom
 
Climate, Water, Resiliency   Educator workshop- Content on how Climate change is effecting Connecticut will be provided along with demonstration and participation in lessons that highlight, Sea Level Rise, Basic Concepts, Forestry and Invasive Species.
10/1/2021
 9:30 am -2:00 pm
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
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.
10/6/2021
 9am
 On-line
 
Tree ID Hike with Forester David Irvin   What is this tree? Join Forester David Irvin for a 1.5 mile loop hike while learning about local native tree species.
10/9/2021
 10am -2pm
 Sessions Woods WMA
Burlington
 
The Basics of Backyard Composting   Caroleen Frey, will introduce participants to methods of composting in our own backyards. Following a lecture and Q & A we will move to our new compost bin at Goodwin to talk about site preparation and building your own compost bins.
10/9/2021
 10:00-11:00am
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
How to Draw Birds   Kellogg Environmental Center staff help science and art come together in this outdoor, creative education program about birds. After a staff-led presentation including a drawing tutorial, participants will be able to use birds from the Center’s taxidermy collection as models to create their own drawings.
10/9/2021
 1:00 to 2:30pm
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
Walktober: Long-Distance Hike   This morning hike at Goodwin State Forest will begin at the pavilion and follow the Blue/White and Blue Trail s around Pine Acres Pond. The hike will be roughly 6-miles over sporadically uneven terrain and walked at a moderate pace. Please wear appropriate footwear and bring water.
10/10/2021
 9:00am-12:00pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
The Story of the Morgan Horse   Virtual webinar -The story of the Morgan horse is tightly connected to the United States and New England. How it came to be and its versatile uses will be presented by Margot Smithson, Operations Coordinator for the University of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm. Joining her will be Pat Sweeney, from the Osborne Homestead Museum here at the Kellogg Estate. Pat will provide the role of the Morgan horse and the development of the Standardbred horse through the interests of Wilbur Osborne.
10/11/2021
 1:00 pm
 Online
 
Wheelabrator Putnam, Inc. Public Hearing   A hearing to receive public comment in the Matter of Wheelabrator Putnam, Inc.
10/13/2021
 3:00 PM
 ZOOM
 
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.
10/14/2021
 9:30am
 Webinar only (at this time)
 
Autumn Leaves   Enjoy a family friendly program and hike through the woods to appreciate the diversity of trees and the changes they go through to prepare for winter.
10/16/2021
 10:00-11:30am
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
Walktober: Full Moon Hike   Enjoy the sights and sounds of a moonlit evening at Goodwin State Forest. This hike will follow the Yellow Trail and loop back along the Yellow-Red Trail, comprising about 1.5 miles.
10/16/2021
 8:00-9:30pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Wheelabrator Putnam, Inc. Evidentiary Hearing   An evidentiary hearing in the Matter of Wheelabrator Putnam, Inc.
10/18/2021
 9:00 AM
 ZOOM
 
Wheelabrator Putnam, Inc. Evidentiary Hearing   If required, a second day for the evidentiary hearing in the Matter of Wheelabrator Putnam, Inc.
10/19/2021
 9:00 AM
 ZOOM
 
Become a FEEDERWATCHER at the Kellogg Environmental Center!   Seeking volunteers to monitor birds and maintain feeding stations at the Kellogg Environmental Center on Fridays and Saturdays from Nov 2021-Apr 2022
10/23/2021
 9:30 -10:30am
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
Join a DEEP Forester for a fun 6 mile hike in crossing over the summit of Mohawk Mountain in Mohawk   Six-mile loop hike on Mohawk Trail, Mattatuck Trail, Wadhams Road, and Toumey Road, guided by the Mohawk DEEP Forester, David Irvin.
10/24/2021
 9:30am
 Mohawk State Forest, main enterance
Cromwell
 
Autumn Tree ID   What tree is this? Join Master Naturalist Lynn Kochiss for an introduction to the clues that will help you to answer that question next time you are on the trails.
10/24/2021
 10:00am-12:00pm
 James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton
 
Groundwater Picture   Online webinar- Educators for grades 3-12 can learn more about groundwater and how to help students understand how water interacts under the surface. We will demonstrate the Lesson Get the Groundwater Picture from the Project WET Resource Guide and other resources that you can use in your classroom.
10/26/2021
 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm
 Online
 
Habitat Hike - Winter Survival   Families are invited to a nature program to learn about the many different ways Connecticut animals get ready for the winter season. Dress for the weather.
11/13/2021
 10:00-11:00am
 Kellogg Environmental Center
Derby
 
Wild About Wetlands   Online workshop- We all love wetlands and the creatures they support. Join us online to see how wetlands play a role in keeping water clean, absorbing floods, and how they are impacted by human activity.
11/16/2021
 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm
 Online
 
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.
12/9/2021
 9:30am
 Webinar only (at this time)
 
A Snapshot in Time   Online workshop- Having students understand and analyze data is the focus of this workshop with an emphasis on how data is collected and used. Learn how to use the activity from Project WET that illustrates the scientific method and natural phenomena of water science throughout a year. Recommended for grades 5-12.
12/29/2021
 9:00 am -10:00 am
 Online
 
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to complying with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please contact us at (860) 418-5910 or deep.accommodations@ct.gov if you: have a disability and need a communication aid or service; have limited proficiency in English and may need information in another language; or if you wish to file an ADA or Title VI discrimination complaint. Any person needing a hearing accommodation may call the State of Connecticut relay number - 711. Requests for accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to any agency hearing, program or event.


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