Nature Centers are areas which are set aside for the conservation and preservation of plants, water resources and/or wildlife. They generally provide educational opportunities for the public as well as passive recreational facilities.
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Ansonia Nature Center
Town owned and operated park offering nature trails, wet meadows, upland swamp, wooded hills and two-acre pond. Nature-oriented classes for school age children are provided as well as weekend programs for adults and families.
Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens
Contains thousands of plants, including several champion trees, and features a pond, swamp, and stream.
Bushy Hill Nature Center
Classes in natural history and primitive studies. Located in the Ivoryton section of Essex.
Darien Nature Center |
Environmental Education Center with enrichment programs, exhibits, events, school visits and a library. Located at Cherry Lawn Park in Darien.
The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
Dedicated to promoting environmental awareness through programs and activities. Seven miles of hiking trails, birds of prey in outdoor enclosures and trail-side museum containing natural history exhibits. Located in Mystic.
History, environmental activities, educational programs and general information. Located in Westport.
Eleanor Buck Wolf Nature Center
Features live animals, hands-on exhibits, a reading corner and gift shop. Located in Mill Woods Park in Wethersfield.
Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust
1300 acres of land in Woodbury, Middlebury, Southbury and Bethlehem which includes the Whittemore Sanctuary.
Kellogg Environmental Center
State run facility in Derby offers workshops, exhibits, nature activities and lectures for the general public.
List of nature centers in Connecticut
Information from Wikipedia includes location, summary and link to website, if any.
Platt Nature Center
Formerly an old barn on nine acres of land in Killingworth, today the center offers a steward program, field trips, educational programs and a newsletter.
Roaring Brook Nature Center
Information on facility located in Canton including programs, and classes.
Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area
Focuses on conservation education, with facilities in Burlington for school groups, the general public and natural resource professionals for educational programs, demonstrations, and workshops pertaining to wildlife and natural resource management. Trail map provided in PDF format.
Shoreline Outdoor Education Center
Guilford facility provides schedule of events and information on programs.
Trumbull Nature & Arts Center
Promotes sound environmental stewardship and enhances community life through participation in collaborative nature, environment and art experiences.
West Rock Nature Center
Run by the City of New Haven and offering hiking trails, birding and other passive recreational opportunities.
Woodcock Nature Center
Comprised of wetlands and forest. Educational programs and an interpretive exhibition center. Botany walks, birding, geology lectures, wildlife management discussions and outdoor recreation programs.
Woodcock Nature Center
Located on state-owned land that straddles Wilton and Ridgefield, site is primarily wetlands but offers an upland area with nature trails. Brochure provided in PDF format. [PDF]
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