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Winter Wonders
Friday afternoons 1:30 - 2:30 pm 
February 4, 11, 18, 25



 Our Friday afternoon drop-off program
is a great way

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

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

Trails open dawn to dusk

Face masks are required

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

Winter Adventurers

February 21 & 22   9 am - Noon

SPRING FEVER!
April 11- 15    9 am - Noon


NATURE SCAVENGER HUNTS

ALONG OUR TRAILS

Birds in Winter
Until January 31

Groundhog Day
Until February 16

Winter Tree ID
Until March 15

CT Frog & Toad
Until April 11

Eggs, Eggs, Eggs
Until May 1

Spring Wildflowers
Until May 31

and more ...


NATURE PROGRAMS, HIKES & EVENTS

Stories in the Snow
Cancelled due to winter storm
Monday, January 17 10am - 4 pm
Storytime at 11 am & 2 pm

Family Winter Survival
RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 29
Saturday,  January 15    2 - 4 pm

Full "Wolf" Moon Hike
Cancelled due to weather
Monday,  January 17    7 - 8:15 pm

Pre-Groundhog Day Hike
Sunday,  January 30    1:30 - 3 pm

Love Our Animals
Sunday,  February 13  1 - 4 pm

Full 'Snow' Moon Night Hike
Wednesday, February 16 7 - 8!5 pm

Winter Tree ID Hike
Sunday,  February 20 2 - 3 pm

Maple Sugaring in Your Own Backyard
Sunday,  March 13  2 -3 pm
Snowdate: March 20

Full 'Sap' Moon Night Hike
Friday, March 18 7 - 8:15 pm

Spring Equinox Hike
Sunday,  March 20   1 - 4 pm
Guided hike 2 pm

April 1st Owl Prowl
Friday, April 1  7:30 - 9 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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