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Nature Center Hires Development Director, Reorganizes Staff

10 May 2016, Posted by Elissa Bass in DPNC

Jeremy Ladyga has joined the staff of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center as its first full-time director of development. Ladyga started with the Nature Center April 11. Previously, he worked as director of institutional development at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford for five…

Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Herod

19 Apr 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: Mike Herod Age: 65 Town of…

Nature Center to Open Two Coogan Farm Buildings April 25

06 Apr 2016, Posted by Elissa Bass in Coogan Farm

The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will officially open the John E. Avery House & Welcome Center and the Jules X. Schneider Nature &  Arts Barn at its Coogan Farm property, 162 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, at 1 p.m., Monday, April 25. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, U.S….

Meet … Cassandra Meyer-Ogren

30 Mar 2016, Posted by Elissa Bass in Uncategorized

The Nature Center is a member-driven and supported organization. Our members are very important to us! We value the relationships we have built over the decades with individuals and families, and nothing makes us happier than when we have multiple generations in attendance! Additionally, as…

Volunteer Spotlight: Dick Conant

24 Mar 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. If you’d like more information about volunteering, email Cassandra Meyer-Ogren at cmogren@dpnc.org Name: Richard “Dick” Conant Age:…

Meet … Davnet Schaffer

15 Feb 2016, Posted by Elissa Bass in DPNC, Nature Preschool

Today we introduce you to Davnet Conway Schaffer, who has been director of our Nature Preschool since its founding in 2006, and the Nature Center’s associate director since 2015. Davnet has been instrumental in creating the Preschool’s welcoming atmosphere, and is an ardent believer in the…

Brotherly Love: The Gemini Constellation

11 Feb 2016, Posted by Molly Check in Uncategorized

With Valentines Day right around the corner, love is in the air.  Although romantic love is the focus this time of year, with red and pink hearts everywhere you look, let’s not forget that love takes many forms.  A particularly binding love is that of the love…

DPNC is Hiring: Seasonal Environmental Educator

02 Feb 2016, Posted by Elissa Bass in DPNC

Position Title:  Seasonal Environmental Educator Reports To:     Director of Education Job Summary Responsible for assisting, teaching and planning of classes, which fulfill the Nature Center’s mission, for schools, scouts, and civic organizations, as well as programs sponsored by the Nature Center. This position is a…