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HOBGOBLIN FAIR

Saturday, October 29
RAIN DATE: October 30

9:30 – 10:30 am
11 am – Noon
1 – 2 pm
2:30 – 3:30 pm

What "critters" will appear on our trails
this Halloween?


Join us for our annual Hobgoblin Fair held the Saturday before Halloween.

Click here to learn more


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


HOMESCHOOL PROGRAM

WHO EATS WHO?

September 23 - October 21 
1:30 - 2:30 pm

For ages 5 - 10

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

Fantastic Fungi
Until September 30

Fall Leaf ID
Until October 15

Spook-tacular Animals
Until October 31

Weather Folklore
Until November 15

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 ...


NATURE PROGRAMS, HIKES & EVENTS

Saturday Morning Bird Walks
Saturdays, September 10,17,24   7:30 - 9 am

Magnificent Monarchs
See you next year?
Monday, September 26  10 am - 3:30 pm
Hikes at 11 am and 1:30 pm

Mushrooms with Mushroom Marlene
Saturday, September 24    9 - 10:30 am

Full 'Hunters' Moon Night Hike
Sunday, October 9  7:30 - 8:45 pm

Awesome Autumn
Monday, October 10 am - 3:30 pm
Leaf ID Hike 11 am and 1:30 pm

HOBGOBLIN FAIR
Saturday, October 29 
Rain or Shine

A Parliament of Owls
Tuesday, November 1  10 am - 3 pm
Storytime at 11 am & 1 pm

'Beaver' Moon Night Hike
Tuesday, November 8  7:30 - 8:45 pm

Beyond Birdfeeders Hike:
How to feed your backyard birds
year round
Sunday, November 13   1:30 - 2:45 pm 

 

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR
Sunday, November 20  Noon - 4 pm

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
Saturday, 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

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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