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Tomato Plant Sale to Benefit DPNC’s Giving Garden

11 May 2016, Posted by Al Brown in Coogan Farm

The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center’s Giving Garden is too good at growing tomato plants – we are overrun! Our Tomato Plant Sale begins at 10 a.m.  Saturday, May 14, and lasts until the plants are gone! In addition to buying beautiful hand-raised plants, you will…

Nature Center Hires Development Director, Reorganizes Staff

10 May 2016, Posted by Al Brown 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 Al Brown 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…

Meet … Cassandra Meyer-Ogren

30 Mar 2016, Posted by Al Brown 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 Al Brown 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 Al Brown 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 Al Brown 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…