DPNC Is hiring: Environmental Educator

27 Oct 2015, Posted by Al Brown 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…

Back to School, Back to Play

02 Oct 2015, Posted by Davnet Schaffer in Early Childhood, Nature Preschool

It’s that time of year again, when friends and family return from their vacations filled with stories about  summer adventures.   One morning last week a child who is joining us for their second year came in to say hello and we got to chatting about their summer break….

Nature Center to offer badge help for Boy and Girl Scouts

18 Sep 2015, Posted by Al Brown in Programs

The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is now offering assistance to Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops  on a variety of badges. Nature Center educators can work with troops on a variety of badges, schedule guided overnights, and work with individual Eagle Scouts on their projects….

Hamm Pavilion Classroom Opened at Coogan Farm

27 Aug 2015, Posted by Al Brown in Coogan Farm

The Hamm Pavilion Classroom was officially opened during a sunset ceremony before nearly 100 guests Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center’s Coogan Farm. The Hamm Pavilion Classroom is a cornerstone of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center’s plan for Coogan Farm. Generously…

Registration Open for 2015-16 Nature Homeschool Program

07 Aug 2015, Posted by Al Brown in Homeschool

Registration is open for the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center’s 2015-16 Homeschool program. The program has been expanded to a second class each month. The first class is Tuesday, Sept. 8. The Homeschool program meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from September through…

Ensuring the Nature Center’s Future Through Legacy Giving

25 Jun 2015, Posted by Al Brown in DPNC

June is Leave a Legacy Month, and the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center wanted to take the opportunity to thank the members of our Wise Owl Society for their inclusion of the Nature Center in their planned giving. Launched in 2014, the Wise Owl Society now includes…

Update: Coogan Farm Project

15 Jun 2015, Posted by Al Brown in Coogan Farm

What’s happening at Coogan Farm? The transformation of Coogan Farm into the Nature & Heritage Center began in May, and is moving right along! So far in the farmhouse: Interior demolition of second floor, first floor and basement. Structural reframing of second floor. Exterior demolition…