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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September 2017

16th Annual Wild Mushroom Festival, All Ages, at DPNC

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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We'll put the fun back in fungi again this year at our Wild Mushroom Festival. This year promises to delight foragers and food enthusiasts alike with free lectures by local experts, mushroom identification walks and sampling of mushroom inspired dishes from some of the area's…

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Art and Meditation for Adults, at Coogan Farm

September 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Join us Wednesday mornings for art and meditation at Coogan Farm. The natural world has the unique capacity to stimulate imagination, unleash creativity and restore a connection to spirit. Together, we will explore the forest and nature through a variety of artistic techniques, journaling and…

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Drawing Owls, Adults, at Coogan Farm

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Coogan Farm Art Barn, 162 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic,06355United States
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(Full series registration only). Do you like to sketch avian subjects or want to learn drawing techniques using live subjects? Drawing Owls will cover the particulars of how to draw an owl from a live model. This three-part series that with a short introduction to…

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Hawk Watch Bird Walk at Napatree, Adults

September 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Napatree Point, Fort Road
Westerly,RIUnited States
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During Autumn migration many hawks use the Atlantic flyway and pass over Napatree Point in Watch Hill, RI. We'll keep our attention towards the sky searching for hawks riding the thermals South for the winter. In addition to raptors, we'll also look for warblers, sparrows,…

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October 2017

Drawing Owls, Adults, at Coogan Farm

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Coogan Farm Art Barn, 162 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic,06355United States
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Do you like to sketch avian subjects or want to learn drawing techniques using live subjects? Drawing Owls will cover the particulars of how to draw an owl from a live model. This three-part series that with a short introduction to our owl residents. The…

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Full Blood Moon Walk, – Henne Preserve, North Stonington (ALC)

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ALC Henne Preserve North Stonington,CTUnited States + Google Map

Join us every month as we celebrate the full moon! Walks take place even on overcast nights, and are suitable for adults and older, interested children. Steady rain cancels.

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Garden Workshop for Educators

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Cost: $25 (But leave with seed trays, starter soil, books, plant props and lots of ideas) Looking for new and exciting ways to incorporate gardening into classroom and outdoor learning? Need a few ideas on the best and safest ways to grow a variety of…

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Pursuit of Hoppiness: Intro to Homebrewing, at Coogan Farm

October 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Wednesday, September 20 7-9 p.m.Saturday, September 23, 12:30-2:30pmSaturday, October 7 12:30-2:30 p.m.$60 per participant / 3 class series Must be 21+Join us to learn how to brew your own beer with homebrewer Tim Magee. Working with raw materials, you'll be taken through an entire brewing…

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

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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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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Fall Tree Hike at DPNC, Adult and Family, at DPNC

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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This hike will introduce participants to the species of the trees found on the grounds of the Nature Center. We will learn fun ways to remember tree names, learn more about why trees change color and examine the role trees play in the forested landscape.

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