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Sail Away at the DPNC Gala!

10 Oct 2014, Posted by Green Tie Gala in DPNC

Come check out the DPNC Green Tie Gala on November 15th and bid on the opportunity to cruise Fisher’s Island Sound aboard the vintage 38′ cutter “Evangeline”. Experience the tang of salt air, the summer sea breeze, and the unique sea-keeping attributes of a full…

DPNC Annual Meeting Set for Oct. 15

03 Oct 2014, Posted by Elissa Bass in DPNC

The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center’s annual meeting will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15 at the Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road. University of Connecticut professor emeritus Rudy Favretti will be the featured speaker. Favretti, a fellow in the American Society of Landscape Architects, taught…

Wild Mushroom Festival 2014: All Fungi’d Out!

02 Oct 2014, Posted by Elissa Bass in Programs

Sunday Sept. 28 was a great day for the 13th annual Wild Mushroom Festival at the Nature Center! More than 400 visitors enjoyed mushroom dishes from 10 local restaurants and vendors, took mushroom walks, heard mushroom talks, saw mushroom specimens and bought mushroom shirts, books…

Win a Trip to California Wine Country!

21 Sep 2014, Posted by Green Tie Gala in DPNC

The DPNC is sponsoring a raffle and the winner will receive a fabulous 5-day, 4-night trip to Sonoma Valley in California! The prize includes round trip economy class airfare for two, 5days/4nights at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa, daily complementary breakfast, a private 5…

13th Annual Wild Mushroom Festival Set for Sept. 28 in Mystic

11 Sep 2014, Posted by Elissa Bass in Programs

Mystic, CT (Sept. 10, 2014) — The 13th annual Wild Mushroom Festival, the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center’s popular festival that celebrates foraging and fungi, will be 2-5 p.m., Sunday Sept. 28 at the Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic. Celebrate the season, flavors and mystique…

Coogan Farm Community Picnic Totally Rocked

08 Sep 2014, Posted by Elissa Bass in Coogan Farm

On Thursday at the Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center, we hosted all the politicians and dignitaries for the ribbon cutting to officially open our new 45-acre preserve at 162 Greenmanville Avenue in Mystic. There were speeches and photo opps and some delicious mini quiches from Gourmet…

DPNC Launches Afterschool Science Club

29 Aug 2014, Posted by Elissa Bass in Programs

There’s a great new program at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center! The Science Club will meet once a week to explore, investigate, and study the natural world around the center.  Our environmental educators will encourage a sense of wonder and support investigative learning. Sessions are…