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Holiday Craft Fair

Sunday before Thanksgiving
November 20
Noon — 4pm


The Friends of Roaring Brook Nature Center

will hold their annual Holiday Gift and Craft Fair
on the Sunday before Thanksgiving.

Click here to learn more


DISCOVERY DAYS PROGRAMS

Nature's Detectives
for PreK to Grade 2

November 4, 11, 18: December 2, 9

1:30 - 2:30 pm

Click here to learn more

November Homeschool Day

Tuesday, December 20

Drop-in programming
for ages 5-7, 8-10, & 11-13

10-11:30 am
AND /OR
12:30-2 pm

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

REGULAR HOURS
Wednesday - Saturday  10 am - 4 pm
Sunday 1 - 4 pm
Closed Monday & Tuesday

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


NATURE SCAVENGER HUNTS

ALONG OUR TRAILS

Turkey Days
Until November 30

What Big Antlers You Have
Until December 15

Home for the Holidays
Until January 15

Birds in Winter
Until February 15

and more ...


VACATION PROGRAMS
for Grades K - 5


Winter Wild!
Tuesday - Friday, December 27 - 30  9 am -Noon

Winter Wanderers
Monday - Tuesday, February 20 & 21    9 am -Noon




NATURE PROGRAMS, HIKES & EVENTS

Turkey Daze!
Friday & Saturday, Nov 25 - 26   10 am - 4 pm
Sunday, November 27  1- 4 pm
Guided hikes at 1:30 pm each day

Full 'Cold' Moon Night Hike
Wednesday, December 7   7 - 8:15 pm

Early Winter Solstice Hike
Sunday, December 18  2:30 - 4 pm

Winter Solstice Celebration
VIRTUAL presentation
Wednesday, December 21    7 - 8 pm

Nature Center will be closed Christmas Day & New Years Day
Trails open dawn to dusk

Let It Snow!
Monday - Saturday,  Dec 27-31  1 -  4 pm



New Year's Hike
Monday, January 2, 1:30 - 2:45 pm

'Wolf' Moon Night Hike
Friday, January 6, 7 - 8:15 pm

Stories in the Snow
Friday, January 13  Noon - 4 pm
Storytime at 2 pm
Monday, January 16 10 am - 4 pm
Storytime at 11 am and 2 pm

Family Winter Survival
Sunday, January 15  1:30 - 3:30 pm

Coldest Day of the Year /
Groundhog Day Hike
Sunday, January 29  1:30 - 3 pm

'Snow' Moon Night Hike
Sunday, February 5    7 - 8:15 pm

LOVE OUR ANIMALS Weekend
Saturday, February 11  10 am - 4 pm
Sunday, February 12 1 - 4 pm

Winter Tree ID Hike
Sunday, February 19    1:30 - 2:45 pm

'Sap' Moon Night Hike
Sunday, March 6    7 - 8:15 pm

Maple Sugaring in Your Backyard
Sunday, March 11,  2 - 3 pm

and much more ...

 

 

 

 

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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