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Darien Celebrations of Earth Day Weekend on April 22-23

Darien Nature Center logo 04-13-17
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While Earth Day is celebrated all over the globe, on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and April 23 there will also be festivities a little closer to home. There’s an Earth Day celebration at Cherry Lawn Park on Saturday, and on Sunday afternoon, Darien Library holds its “All Things Green” festival. Also on Sunday, Darien Land Trust is asking volunteers to help with maintaining trails at Dunlap/Selleck’s Woods. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Join the Walk to Raise Money Against Hunger This Sunday in New Haven

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Online registration is still open for the Connecticut Food Bank 2017 Walk Against Hunger, set for 1 p.m., Sunday, April 23,  at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, rain or shine. (Editor’s note: And it looks like no rain, some shine: partly cloudy, with a high of 61.) (more…) Continue Reading →

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Eversource Announces Its CT Tree-Trimming Program for 2017

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Working closely with community leaders and tree wardens throughout Connecticut, Eversource’s team of licensed arborists has developed a well thought-out tree trimming plan for 2017 that carefully balances the need for electric reliability while maintaining community aesthetics.   (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk on Landscapes as Healthy Ecosystems ‘From Trees to Bees’ 7 PM, Tuesday, March 7

Kim Eierman environmental horticulturist 02-25-17
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Environmental Horticulturist Kim Eierman will share her knowledge on landscapes as healthy ecosystems in her lecture, “The EcoBeneficial Landscape: From Trees to Bees,” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 7 at the Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Board of Tree Conservancy of Darien Participates in a ‘Forest Bathing’ Walk

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One of the goals of local nonprofit, Tree Conservancy of Darien, is to educate the community about the value of trees. It was with that goal in mind, that some TCD board members recently participated in a Shinrin-yoku walk hosted by Jeffrey and Donna Wyant, Certified Forest Therapy Guide Candidates with the Association of Nature & Forest Therapy Guides & Programs. (more…) Continue Reading →

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