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RBNC


Spring Explorers

for children ages 5 to 12 years old
who enjoy the outdoors!

Friday afternoons   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Session: March 18, 25; April 1, 8

Click here to learn more


Sponsor-a-Raptor Program

Help support our raptors by sponsoring them
for yourself or a friend.

Help support our raptors by sponsoring them
for yourself or a friend.

To learn more about our raptors, click here

For a Raptor Sponsorship form, click here

Sponsor-an-Animal

Help support our animals by sponsoring them
for yourself or a friend.

To learn more about our resident wildife,
click here

For an Animal Sponsorship form, click here


We Need YOUR Help!

    We have lost our donated food supply and need your help feeding our permanent birds of prey!

Make a Donation to Support Our Animals

Please consider donating a RodentPro gift card
so we can continue to care for
these amazing animals.

Click Here to Purchase a RodentPro Gift Card

Select Organization Type: Animal Rescue CenterCharity: Roaring Brook Nature Center
Enter donation amount and write us a message
Click Submit!

The donation goes directly to feeding our birds. Thank you!!


Roaring Brook Nature Center’s
on-site Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic has been awarded a grant from the Avangrid Foundation
to fund a portion of its operating costs
from December 2021 through November 2022.

RBNC is one of two nature centers in Connecticut,
and one of just thirteen nationwide,
to receive this honor.


 

Brook Nature Center
Animal Care Wishlist

Click here to view our Amazon Wishlist
to find needed items for our animals


Want to Feed the Birds Year Round
But Can't Put Up A Feeder?



To reduce wildlife/people conflicts, many towns have restricted the use of bird feeders to the winter months (late November to mid-March).

Here are some helpful links to help you have
a bird-friendly yard year-round.

Reasons Not to Have Bird Feeders

How to Make Your Yard Bird-Friendly

Bird-Friendly Garden Tips for Fall

Plants for Birds

Why Native Plants Are Better for Birds & People

Bird-Friendly Native Plants
and Where to Find Them


 

Click here to see
what is happening at



THE NATURE CENTER HOURS

Open Thursday to Saturday 
10 am - 4 pm
 
Sunday 1 - 4 pm

SUMMER HOURS 
June 20 - September 4
Sunday - Friday 1 - 4 pm
Saturday 10 am - 4 pm

Trails open dawn to dusk

Face masks are optional

Please call 860-693-0263
if you have any questions


DONATIONS WELCOME!

We hope you will consider helping us during this difficult time.

Donate to our Annual Fund

Donate to our Animal Care Fund

Become a Member

Volunteer


SCHOOL VACATION PROGRAMS
for students K to Grade 5

SUMMER DISCOVER DAYS
June 20 through August 19


NATURE SCAVENGER HUNTS

ALONG OUR TRAILS

The Bee's Needs
Until July 8

Paws, Claws & Jaws
Until July 15

What's That Buzz?
Until July 31

Now You See It,
Now You Don't

Until August 15

The Bear Facts
Until September 14

and more ...


NATURE PROGRAMS, HIKES & EVENTS

Nature Center will be closed
Independence Day - July 4
Trails open dawn to dusk

Butterfly Tea Party & Storytime
Wednesday, July 6 1:30 - 3 pm

Native Plant Hike
Saturday  July 16  10 - 11:15 am

WORLD SNAKE DAY
Saturday, July 16    1 - 3 pm

Trails @ Twilight
July 20 & August 17  7:30 - 8:45 pm

Ladybug Lunch & Storytime
Wednesday, July 20    1:30 - 3 pm

Farmington Valley Butterfly Count
Saturday   July 23

Look Whoooos Celebrating
Wednesday, August 3      1:30 - 3 pm
Storytime at 2 pm

Teddy Bear Picnic & Storytime
Wednesday, August 17    1:30 - 3 pm

End of Summer Hike
Sunday, August 28   2 - 3:15 pm

Nature Center will be closed
Labor Day - September 5
Trails open dawn to dusk

and much more to come ...

 

 

 

 

To learn about other interesting places and events in Connecticut,
visit ctvisit.com

 

70 Gracey Road, Canton, CT  06019
Phone: 860-693-0263
Email: rbnc@thechildrensmuseumct.org
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