Poetry, Pie & Preschoolers

25 Apr 2014, Posted by Al Brown in Nature Preschool

To mark National Poetry Month, our Nature Preschoolers spent all of April learning about poetry, and writing their own. On Friday April 25, the school held its annual Poetry & Pie Day, in which the students’ work is displayed in an Enchanted Poetry Forest, and…

Volunteer Spotlight: Amy Radzvilowicz

31 Jan 2014, Posted by Al Brown in Volunteer Spotlight

Name: Amy Radzvilowicz Age: Let’s just say I’m recycling my 20’s Town: My “little city” – New London! What’s your ‘real’ job: Store manager at the Levi’s Outlet in beautiful Clinton, CT What do you do as a volunteer at the DPNC: I volunteer regularly doing Animal Care –…

Ducks, Lots and Lots of Ducks

10 Jan 2014, Posted by Al Brown in Animals

If it seems like there are a lot of ducks around all of a sudden, there really aren’t. It’s just that the polar vortex froze a lot of the water where the ducks are, and so they are congregating in smaller areas to feed. These…

Rehabbing Birds of Prey

06 Jan 2014, Posted by Al Brown in Animals

It’s a full house this week at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center. A full bird house, that is. On Monday, two barred owls that had been brought in with dehydration after being found tangled in kite line on Dec. 28 were reunited for the first…

New Year’s Day Hike

01 Jan 2014, Posted by Al Brown in Programs

Text and photos by Elissa Bass What a great way to kick off 2014, with a brisk hike through the chilly woods and fields at DPNC! Thanks to all for attending!