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June 2019

Connecticut Trails Day: Hike to Bear Hill’s Summit

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kahn-Nostrand, 56 Squire Hill Road
New Milford, CT 06776
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The first weekend in June is Connecticut Trails Day, part of a nationally coordinated day celebrating all muscle-powered trail activities! Connecticut, though small in size, has the most National Trail Day events in the United States. Join Weantinoge on a hike to the highest point in New Milford, Bear Hill. At the end of 2018, New Milford resident Jack Garraty donated a 50-acre conservation easement to Weantinoge, completing the protection of the entire north and east sides of Bear Hill,…

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June Bird Walk at Smyrski Farm

June 8 @ 6:30 am - 10:30 am
Smyrski Farm, 237 Merryall Road
New Milford, CT 06776 United States
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Bobolinks, hawks, wood ducks, and cliff swallows, oh my! Join Weantinoge, and noted local Audubon birder Angela Dimmitt, for an early morning bird walk through Weantinoge’s 220-acre Smyrski Farm, home to 65 species of birds (and counting). At this time of day the birds will be active with resident birds and migratory songbirds returning to their breeding grounds. The farm will be especially beautiful as the dew burns off in the morning sun. Bring binoculars and wear long pants and boots,…

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Trail Work Day

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cobble Brook Vista, 26 Studio Hill Circle
Kent, CT 06757 United States
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Interested in spending time outside and meeting other hiking enthusiasts? Weantinoge has organized a series of Trail Work Days for volunteers. Volunteers help ensure our trails are in great condition and provide a safe and enjoyable experience for hikers. Participants join Weantinoge staff and meet at the chosen preserve and work for about 3 hours with hand tools to trim back vegetation, clearing branches off the trail, and improving directional blazes with paint. All materials and hand tools will be provided. We…

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Multiple Plate Collisions, Six Ice Ages, Climate Change, and New England’s Earthquake Problem

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gunn Memorial Library, 5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT 06793
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A lot has happened to the land we now know as Northwest Connecticut! From mountain ranges to climate change, geology helps us understand the world around us. On June 22, Weantinoge presents Dr. James Lawford Anderson, professor and Director of Undergraduate Students for the Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University, for a fascinating talk about our region’s past, present, and future. Dr. Anderson is an igneous petrologist and much of his work has been devoted to an understanding…

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