Community Partners

With origins dating to 1946, Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is one of the oldest environmental organizations in Connecticut. Community Partners support our educational programs, as well as signature events from Luminaria to the Wild Mushroom Festival to the Green-Tie Celebration.

DPNC Community Partners Directory Benefits

The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center hosts programs and events for all ages. The Community Partners Directory provides exclusive recognition to our reach of more than 70,000 people and demonstrates your support of environmental education and preservation. Benefits packages may be customized for companies desiring recognition at a variety of programs, and attendance or table space at events, ensuring prominent placement throughout the year.


  • Exclusive listing in the DPNC Community Partners Directory
  • Discount on rental of Coogan Farm JX Barn or Nature Center Large Classroom
  • Company listing and hyperlink on DPNC website, DPNC logo and hyperlink to display on your website


All Saw Whet Owl benefits plus:

  • Recognition on DPNC social media platforms reaching over 10,000 followers
  • Quarter page full color ad in Community Partners Directory (2.1818 X 3.6818 submit artwork as JPG, EPS, or TIFF with 300 DPI)


All Screech Owl benefits plus:

  • Two reusable guest passes for employees and families
  • Upgrade to half page ad (4.75 X 3.6818 submit artwork as JPG, EPS, or TIFF with 300 DPI)
  • Recognition in Chickadee E-newsletter with distribution of 4,900 contacts
  • You may provide up to 30 word description of your business to post on DPNC website


All Red Tailed Hawk benefits plus:

  • Upgrade to full page ad (4.75 X 7.75 submit artwork as JPG, EPS, or TIFF with 300 DPI)
  • Complimentary rental of Coogan Farm JX Barn or Nature Center Large Classroom
  • Special Barred Owl recognition on DPNC website
  • Company logo included in promotional materials
  • Upgrade to 60 word description of your business to post on DPNC website

We Thank Our Barred Owl Partners

Aquarion Water Company

ASA Environmental Products

Foxwoods Resort Casino

Garvey, Steele & Bancroft


Big Y

Hang the Moon, Tidal River & Trove

Mystic Harbor Group

Valenti Family & Dragonfly Equestrian Center

Ace Overhead Doors. An independent, family owned and operated business in Mystic whose priority is the complete satisfaction of its customers for the repair or replacement of their garage door and opener systems.

Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 625,000 people in 52 cities and towns throughout Connecticut, as well as serving customers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. It is the largest investor-owned water utility in New England and among the seven largest in the U.S. based in Bridgeport, CT, it has been in the public water supply business since 1857. Across its operations, Aquarion strives to act as a responsible steward of the environment and to assist the communities it serves in promoting sustainable practices. Aquarion Water Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eversource.

ASA Environmental Products, Inc., is a Certified MBE, SDB, WBE, & DBE supplier of products, materials and systems used in the Aerospace, Construction, Environmental and Utility markets. As a GSA Contract Holder, ASA supplies government agencies worldwide. A NIST/DFAR compliant company, ASA is the recipient of “Supplier of the Year Awards” from Electric Boat Corp., GNEMSDC and Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Big Y Your Family Market is a local, family-owned-and-operated supermarket chain serving communities in Massachusetts and Connecticut. We pride ourselves in offering our customers an unmatched experience when it comes to offering the freshest product, a robust local assortment and outstanding customer service.

Dragonfly Equestrian Center at Deans Mill Farm is a 78 acre secluded facility with 18 stalls, heated amenities, and a 100 x 200 indoor arena.  Minutes from Route 95, and close to Downtown Mystic.

Foxwoods offers the perfect close to home getaway for family, friends or business.  We offer AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to quick service, award-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, Tanger Outlets at Foxwood, plus much more. Book today at

Garvey, Steele & Bancroft, LLP is a full-service certified public accounting firm with locations in Mystic and Putnam, Connecticut. The firm is owned by Michael R Garvey, CPA, Richard B Steele, CPA and N. Alex Bancroft, CPA and employs approximately fifteen individuals. Services include all aspects of taxation (compliance, research, planning and representation before taxing authorities), accounting and auditing.

Gowrie Group As one of the nation’s top insurance agencies, Gowrie provides total risk management services to individuals and organizations with complex insurance needs. Gowrie’s portfolio of insurance offerings include solutions for businesses, home & auto, boats & yachts, and equine interests, as well as employee benefits solutions and safety services.  |  [email protected]  |  800.262.8911.

Kelley’s Pace is your community running, walking and fitness store.  Did you know that that we donate $5 for every pair of trail shoes to DPNC?   We are open seven days a week, located in Olde Mistick Village or online at Visit us and let us help you find the right shoe for you.

Understanding your yesterday. Defining your today. Discovering your tomorrow. We believe that success is only partially defined by your money. True success is also about your life and the relationships, interests and goals you value most deeply. Financial Advisors June Strunk and Shane O’Brien take a personalized approach to helping clients accomplish their wealth planning goals.

Mystic Shipyard – Two shipyards located on both sides of the Mystic River, south of all bridges. An easy walk to downtown from either location, enjoy the best service, storage and staff.

StoneRidge is a senior living community of over 300 residents and 220 employees. Set on 32 beautiful acres less than three miles from downtown Mystic, StoneRidge offers residents the best of both worlds: a fulfilling lifestyle in one of the most attractive spots on the Connecticut coast. Here, residents have a choice and a voice in how they live.

Valenti Family of Dealerships – Continuing the family business opened in the 1920s, the Valenti Family of Dealerships serves Connecticut and Rhode Island with seven dealerships in three locations: Mystic, Westerly, and Old Saybrook.

Waller, Smith & Palmer is a full-service law firm providing legal services to clients throughout southeastern Connecticut since 1885.  Our attorneys are prepared to help our clients navigate any legal issue that arises.

Our Special Thanks for the Support of

Barley Head Brewery

Beer’d Brewing Company

Bleu Squid – Breakfast, Lunch & Bakery

Capizano Oils & Vinegars

Grill 92 at Fairview

Karma Kitchen & Juicery

Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream

Seacoast Mushrooms

Woodfellas Wood Fired Pizza & Wings

Zest Fresh Pastry

Sail Away Argia

Mystic Cycle Centre

We invite you to support all of our Community Partners as they support us each year! Click on the listings below to learn more about these generous local businesses.