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

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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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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December 2017

Fireside Stories, Family, (ages birth to 8), at DPNC

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States

End your week relaxing by the fire with your family. We'll have stories, rhymes, songs, and the magic only a crackling fire can provide. This program is for families with children up to 8 years old. Meets at DPNC.

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Full Long Nights Moon Walk – Stenger Farm, Waterford

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stenger Farm, Waterford, 128 Clark Lane
Waterford,CT06385United States

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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Breakfast with Woodland Santa, Family, at DPNC

December 9 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States

Bring your appetite and holiday cheer for our annual pancake breakfast at the Nature Center. The delicious homemade pancake recipe may be the star, but breakfast also features locally produced maple and shagbark hickory syrups, hot cocoa, coffee and juice. Catch the holiday spirit listening…

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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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