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Environmental Awareness Concert at Coogan Farm

05 Sep 2016, Posted by Elissa Bass in Special event

The Denison Pequotsepos/Coogan Farm Nature & Heritage Center and the Connecticut Songwriters Association are co-hosting a family concert of environmentally-themed music, featuring Top 10 winners from the national Environmental Songwriting Contest. The concert is Saturday September 10,  3-5pm at Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic. Grand Prize…

Mystic Nature Center Offers New STEM Homeschool Program

10 Aug 2016, Posted by Elissa Bass in Homeschool

The Denison Pequotsepos/Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center has revamped its Homeschool STEM program to better serve its students and families and to accommodate the recent growth the program has seen. The Nature Center has been offering a monthly homeschool STEM class for more than…

Perseid Meteor Shower 2016

10 Aug 2016, Posted by Molly Check in Tonight's Sky

Have you heard that the Perseid meteor showers are visible this week?  Before you head outside with a blanket and a bottle of wine, here are a few things you should know: A meteor, or shooting star, occurs when space debris enters our atmosphere.  The friction…

Staff Spotlight: Jeremy Ladyga

08 Aug 2016, Posted by Elissa Bass in Staff Spotlight

Name: Jeremy Ladyga Age: 34 Hometown: Stonington Where were you born and raised: Norwich, CT Education/degrees: BA – Music (Hartt School of Music), MA – Arts Management (Carnegie Mellon Univ.) How long have you worked at DPNC: Since early April 2016 What is your current…

Volunteer Spotlight: Jane Allen

22 Jul 2016, Posted by Elissa Bass in Volunteer Spotlight

As part of ‘Celebrate 70’ this year, we are featuring profiles of some of our amazing volunteers. You will find more Volunteer Spotlight profiles on our website. If you’d like more information about volunteering, email Cassandra Meyer-Ogren at cmogren@dpnc.org Name: Jane Allen Age: 81 Town of…

Volunteer Spotlight: Victor Dufault

08 Jun 2016, Posted by Elissa Bass in Volunteer Spotlight

As part of ‘Celebrate 70’ this year, we will feature profiles of some of our amazing volunteers. You will find more Volunteer Spotlight profiles on our website, www.dpnc.org/blog. If you’d like more information about volunteering, email Cassandra Meyer-Ogren at cmogren@dpnc.org Name: Victor Dufault Age: 75 Town of…

Kick Off Your Summer With An Outdoor Nature Sca-venture!

02 Jun 2016, Posted by Elissa Bass in Programs

The end of the school year means a great opportunity to get outside and stretch your legs! But your brain shouldn’t go to sleep just because it’s summertime. That’s why the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center and The Day are partnering in the first-ever Outdoor Nature…

Meet: Laura Craver-Rogers

01 Jun 2016, Posted by Elissa Bass in DPNC

Name: Laura Craver-Rogers Age: 31 Town of residence: Charlestown, RI Where were you born and raised? I grew up in the Quiet Corner of CT, the very northeast corner, North Grosvenordale. I spent many weeks out of the summer however enjoying the shores of Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg (aka Webster Lake)….