Darien Nature Center 2017

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Save Your Corks — 100,000 of Them — for the Darien Nature Center

Darien Nature Center corks 12-17-17
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As the season of entertaining ramps up, the Darien Nature Center is asking community members and businesses to save their bottle corks during the holidays. Why? Not only is it your gift to the environment, it will also help raise funds for the ongoing care of more than 40 resident animals at the Nature Center. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Could Find a Christmas Gift in the ‘Small Tidings’ Art Exhibit at Darien Nature Center

Small Tidings exhibit Darien Nature Center 11-21-17
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The Darien Nature Center is hosting “Small Tidings,” an art exhibit with more than 130 works from 11 local artists, each with their own unique style ranging from natural landscapes to abstract imagery. With holiday giving in mind, all works are priced at $250 and under. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Nature Center’s Oct 21 Fall Fundraiser, ‘Fireside,’ Gets Support from Local Businesses

Sponsors Darien Nature Center Fireside 09-25-17
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Community business support for local not for profits has always been wonderful, and this year’s corporate sponsorship of the Darien Nature Center annual fundraiser,  “Fireside,” on Saturday, Oct. 21 has been record-breaking, the organization said in an announcement. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Sign Up for One or More Gardening Classes at Darien Nature Center

Gardening classes Darien Nature Center 08-20-17
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The Darien Nature Center is pleased to announce a new gardening series starting this fall and continuing through the winter into spring. We will be joined by master gardener, Eve Mauger, and by native plant and composting enthusiast, Deepika Saksena, as we explore everything from pruning, planting, the benefits of native species, and what to do with those pesky weeds! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Celebrations of Earth Day Weekend on April 22-23

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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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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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