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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Easy Does It Hiking Club
August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday August 1 and Saturday August 26 10:00-11:30am$4.25/member, $5/non-member
Led by DPNC naturalists, the Easy Does It Hiking Club meets twice a month, on a Tuesday and Saturday. Join us for one, all, or as many as you wish. This hiking group is geared towards seniors and parents with young children. Babies in front or back carriers are welcome. Steady rain or storms cancel. Please call DPNC in advance if you wish to carpool.
August 1: Avery Preserve (Avalonia Land Conservancy), Ledyard, CT: Meet in the parking lot (space for 3-4 cars) on the east side of Avery Hill Road. Moderate terrain, slow pace.
August 26: Hoffman Evergreen Preserve (Avalonia Land Conservancy), Stonington, CT: A combination of singletrack and wider trails wind through groves of White Pine, Hemlock and oak forest, across seasonal streams and walls. Rte 201 Stonington (on left before Brown’s Turkey Farm heading North on Rte 201). Moderate terrain, slow pace.Register Aug 1 Register Aug 26