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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November 2017

The Chemistry of Cheese: Ricotta Cheese , Adults, at Coogan Farm

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States

Try your hand at cheese making! Join us for this beginner level class on cheese making and learn the chemistry behind homemade cheese. We'll make and taste fresh ricotta cheese during the program, fill cannoli and leave with recipes and experience to make your own…

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A Walk Through Time – Coogan Farm History Walk, Adult and Family

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States

Learn about the histories and mysteries of historic Greenmanville and Coogan Farm during this easy paced walking tour. The landscape that is Coogan Farm today was once the first farm located on the East side of the Mystic River in 1654. Now, it has the…

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Ornithology II: Birds of A Feather, Adults or Interested Youth, at DPNC

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States

Have you ever wondered what birds do in the fall, how they prepare for winter, where specific species migrate to, or wanted to better identify those elusive, feathered friends? Join us for a series of evening discussions and learn to identify migrant and winter resident…

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Avery Farm Nature Preserve (GOSA), Groton, Adult and Family

November 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us on an exploration of Groton Open Space Association's (GOSA) Avery Farm Nature Preserve. We will wander by stunning wetlands, rocky ledges and towering trees as we examine the flora and fauna of this important preserve.

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Gungywamp Tour, Adult and Family

November 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Gungywamp is an area of natural and cultural interest. It has rocky ridges, glacial erratics and swamps along with enigmatic stone shelters and structures whose use and origin are open to interpretation. Walk with us through the woods and absorb the mysteries of Gungywamp. This…

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Holiday Evergreens, Adults, at DPNC

November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States

Join us for this happy holiday program and create a stylized wreath, kissing ball or centerpiece for your home. We will provide an assortment of fresh evergreen boughs, berries, vines, pinecones, wire and ribbons. Different techniques for making your holiday decorations will be demonstrated during…

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December 2017

Holiday Evergreens, Adults or Interested (Children Aged 10+), at DPNC

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States

Join us for this happy holiday program and create a stylized wreath, kissing ball or centerpiece for your home. We will provide an assortment of fresh evergreen boughs, berries, vines, pinecones, wire and ribbons. Different techniques for making your holiday decorations will be demonstrated during…

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Super Sunday in the Art Barn, Adult and Family, at Coogan Farm

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States

The Coogan Farm is a great place to bring the family. Hike the trails, enjoy the beauty of the natural landscape and stop by the Jules X. Schneider Barn for Nature and the Arts during open studio time. DPNC naturalists and artists will be on…

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Hoffman Evergreen Preserve , Adult and Family

December 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
ALC Hoffman Evergreen Preserve, 581-633 N Stonington Rd
Stonington,CT06378United States

We will explore the diversity of evergreens that thrive at Avalonia Land Conservancy's Hoffman Evergreen Preserve as we wander the trails.

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The Chemistry of Cheese: Goat Cheese , Adults, at Coogan Farm

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States

In our kitchen, we'll demystify the process of cheese making! Join us for another flavor of beginner level instruction on homemade cheese. We'll make and taste fresh goat cheese and assemble and eat a delicious salad with our cheese. You will leave with recipes and…

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