New Canaan Nature Center EARTH DAY Celebrate the Monarch GIVE
Summer Camp

Preschool Programs for ages 2 - 5
New Canaan Nature Center Signup Form
   SECRET GARDENS TOUR    YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS

GROUNDS OPEN DAILY
DAWN TO DUSK.

Visitors Center Hours
Tuesday – Saturday
9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Our Mission…
The New Canaan Nature Center is an environmental education center and sanctuary dedicated to helping people of all ages better understand, appreciate and care for the world of nature.

SECRET GARDENS TOUR

SAVE THE DATE

SECRET GARDENS TOUR
June 6

CELEBRATING
25 YEARS

Mark your calendars and save the date for this spectacular celebration. Join us as we venture on tour to very unique and stunning homes in New Canaan with gardens and landscape designs to take your breath away.

Spring Celebration Night Hike

Spring Celebration Night Hike

Saturday, April 26
6:30 - 8:00 P.M.

Come explore the magic of spring with a Night Hike as we wrap up Earth Week! We’ll journey through the woods and into the meadows in search of some of our favorite pollinators, butterflies & bats.

Please call (203) 966-9577 to register by 4:00 P.M. this Thursday, April 24.

Click here for details…

   GARDEN PROGRAMS    BIRD OF THE MONTH

COMMUNITY EVENTS
The Nature Center offers a wide array of innovative environmental educational programs serving youth, families and adults.
Click the below links to view upcoming programs.

Youth & Family Programs

Adult Programs

GardenFest

GARDENFEST

Join us for our annual spring PLANT SALE!

This year, GardenFest will be sponsored by SavATree – be sure to stop by their table while you are here as they will be providing FREE informational demonstrations every 30 minutes!

Plants available for purchase this year include: organic heirloom tomatoes, as well as beautiful perennials & annuals (veggies, herbs, unique hanging baskets, and one-of-a-kind flowers).

Click here for details…

Monarch Butterfly

Surprise!

April's Bird of the Month is actually not a bird at all! Instead, we've chosen to highlight the Monarch Butterfly, which in its adulthood is one of the prettiest creatures to grace our skies.

CELEBRATE THE MONARCH: Free Seed Give-a-way
Tuesday, April 22 in the Village of New Canaan
Pickup Milkweed seeds to help the Monarch Butterflies.

Click here for more details about EARTH DAY and our New Canaan Partners.

   NATURE CENTER TRAIL MAP & MORE…    SUMMER & ADVENTURE CAMPS

Upcoming Youth &
Family Programs

Spring Celebration Night Hike
Saturday, April 26
6:30 - 8:00 P.M.
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NCNC Trail Map

Visit the
Nature Center

Winter is a calm time here. Bring your hat, scarf and mittens and hike the trails. Two miles of trails criss-cross the site (including a 350-foot marsh boardwalk).

Click here to download the NEW Trail Map.

Visit our Birds of Prey. Their aviaries are outside and they can be observed from the trails near the parking lot. Come see the birds and explore!

Summer Camp

Summer
CAMP

Dreaming of Summer Time!

All this cold weather and snow has us thinking about and dreaming of some awesome summer camp fun.

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION has started!.

The only place to take SUMMER IN is…
OUTSIDE!

Click here for camp details.