Darien Nature Center 2018

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Darien Nature Center to Create Forest and Pond Exhibit with $50K Grant from Darien Foundation

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The Darien Nature Center will be getting a major upgrade to its Animal Exhibit Room, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Darien Foundation. The Nature Center says it will create a New England Forest and Pond Ecosystem exhibit that will showcase native turtle species in their habitat along with other pond wildlife. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Nature Center’s ‘Fireside’ Fundraiser: Music, Dancing, Food, Drink and a Silent Auction

Fireside Darien Nature Center 2018

Join Darien Nature Center at its annual fundraising event, “Fireside,” on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 7 to 11 p.m. under the stars. A bonfire will be glowing to warm the nip in an October evening as our guests enjoy live music, dancing, great food and drink, and a silent auction of wondrous items, gifts, and getaways. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Music, Dancing, Food, Drink and a Silent Auction at Darien Nature Center’s ‘Fireside’ Fundraiser Saturday, Oct 20

Fireside Darien Nature Center 2018
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Join Darien Nature Center at its annual fundraising event, “Fireside,” on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 7 to 11 p.m. under the stars. A bonfire will be glowing to warm the nip in an October evening as our guests enjoy live music, dancing, great food and drink, and a silent auction of wondrous items, gifts, and getaways. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Registration Has Started for Darien Nature Center’s Summer Camp

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Meet new friends on the forest trails, dance with dragonflies by the pond, and discover all the magic of the outdoors at the Darien Nature Center’s Summer Camp. This drop-off enrichment program engages children with the local landscape to help them develop an appreciation for plant and animal life. (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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