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September 24, 2022

The 40th Annual Family Nature Day!

Our annual celebration of Mother Nature is a must for folks of all ages. This super special 40th edition is chock full of the greatest presenters! Brain Bradley will be here with his beautiful free-flying hawks and falcons. Riverside Reptiles’ Brian Kleinman is perhaps the greatest mind in reptiles in our state. Come visit the many friends he’ll be bringing along. Visit with our native turtles…The Turtle’s Back is…er…back! Learn all about North America’s only marsupial with Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue and their Opossum Ambassadors! Meet a Bald Eagle, Golden Eagle, and more with Horizon Wings Raptor Rehabilitation and Education Center!  Gerri Griswold, The Bat Lady returns with Betty the Big Brown Bat!  The Stamford Museum and Nature Center presents EDIBLE INSECTS! Music will be provided by Robert Messore and Wry Bred! The day is filled with live animals, guided nature walks, information booths, horse drawn wagon rides, and yummy food! The PIE SALE is back! Shop until you drop at the artisan market. Our Silent Auction is ONLINE this year! It runs from September 9 – 23. Check out https://www.32auctions.com/whitememorialnatureday for more information and to browse our beautiful offerings!  Lots of nature crafts for the kiddies too! Who will be the winner of a trip for two to CHILEAN PATAGONIA (donated by Krummi Travel LLC) with Gerri Griswold in November 2023 or paddle down the Bantam River in a beautiful Rheaume Mohawk 14 foot cedar canoe donated by Kathy and Will Schweitzer? One lucky winner gets a $500 gift card to L.L. Bean! These are the three prizes up for grabs in our annual raffle! So much to do!  Feed your mind, body, and soul! 11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., Admission: $6.00, Center Members and children under 12 are FREE!

Nature Day Poster 2022-01
2022 Nature Day Raffle Poster
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