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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…

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)….

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…

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…

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…

My Morning Commute with the Five Planets

28 Jan 2016, Posted by Molly Check in Tonight's Sky

When I walked out my door early this morning and saw the clear skies, I thought – this is the day!  This is the day that I will be able to see Mercury!  As you may have heard, all five visible planets are lined up…

DPNC Is hiring: Environmental Educator

27 Oct 2015, Posted by Elissa Bass in DPNC

Position Title: 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 flexible, hourly…