DPNC Program Cancellation Policy: Pre-registration allows the Nature Center to secure staffing and materials for programs, so that we may best serve you. We require pre-registration and pre-payment for most programs in order to reserve a space. If DPNC cancels a program, you will receive a full refund. If you withdraw from a program more than 4 days in advance, you will receive a refund less a 25% administrative fee. Withdrawals within 4 days of a program are not refundable. Preregistration for all programs is always recommended. Walk-ins should be prepared to pay by check or with exact change for programs at Coogan Farm, off-site, or after hours, and may be turned away if program is full.

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April 2017

Celebrate Earth: Leafy Greens

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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$5.95/member $7/non-member.Join Coogan Farm Manager Craig Floyd, to learn about growing salad greens in your backyard! Farmer Craig will teach you about the planting and care of your own leafy greens. Meets at Coogan Farm. Minimum 4 participants for program. [button size='tiny' color='' background_color='' font_size=''…

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Celebrate Earth: Signs of Spring

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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$5.95 member / $7 non-member.A DPNC educator will give a brief presentation on the spring wildflowers and amphibians that are emerging this time of year. Learn how to identify the flowers that we call “spring ephemerals,” which include hepatica, trillium and bloodroot, as well as…

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Celebrate Earth: Our Food Keeps Us Alive!

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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$8.50 members/ $10 non-members. Join us for an engaging evening presentation about what we need to do to have clean sustainable food to eat! Following the showing of Susan Rockefeller’s short documentary, “Food for Thought, Food for Life” we will have a discussion with Dr.…

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Dirty Worm

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Join us to celebrate spring with an entire day devoted to soil, decomposers and what lives under ground! Learn about the critters that call the soil their home, their importance to healthy ecosystems and their amazing adaptations. Turn over logs, explore the forest and make…

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Nature Walk and Book Signing with Jennifer Ackerman, the author of The Genius of Birds

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bank Square Books and DPNC Present: Nature Walk led by a DPNC Educator followed by Book Signing with Jennifer Ackerman, author of The Genius of Birds Wednesday, April 19 5pm: Optional Nature Walk 6pm: Book talk and signing $10 Bank Square Books and the Denison Pequotsepos…

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Celebrate Earth: Earth Day Bioblitz

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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$5 per group.Join us as we take to the fields and forests for Earth Day! During this mini-bioblitz, we’ll be tallying up all the plants and animals that live at the Nature Center. Register your group in advance for the morning and we’ll assign you…

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Celebrate Earth: The Importance of Keystone Species

April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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$5.95 member / $7 non-member.Learn about the important role the keystone species play in the balancing act of our environment. We will examine the effect that Keystone Species have on ecosystems through the story of the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park. Meet at…

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Celebrate Earth: Plants and Pollinators

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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$5.95 member / $7 non-member.Butterflies, bees and other pollinators play a very important role for plants — and for animals, including humans! Learn about the special pollinators that we have in our area. We’ll gently collect pollinators in the meadow and study them up close,…

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