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Great Hollow Nature Preserve

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225 CT-37
New Fairfield, CT 06812 United States

December 2018

Winter Break Adventures Program

December 26 @ 8:30 am - December 28 @ 3:30 pm
Great Hollow Nature Preserve, 225 CT-37
New Fairfield, CT 06812 United States
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Looking for something fun and educational for your child to do during the winter school break? Sign them up for Great Hollow's Winter Break Adventures program! In this full-day, drop-off program, we will spend our days learning about the natural world through fun, science-based environmental education activities, games, hikes, and animal encounters. Each day has a special theme intended to teach your child a range of related topics in natural science. You can sign up for one, two, or all…

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January 2019

First Day Hike

January 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Great Hollow Nature Preserve, 225 CT-37
New Fairfield, CT 06812 United States

Start off your year with a hike in the great outdoors! Get outside and enjoy the winter beauty of Great Hollow with our naturalist, John Foley while burning off some of those holiday calories. We will trek along our Red Trail, talking about some of the behavioral adaptations of animals that help them survive the winter, and if snow is present, we’ll look for tracks. We’ll also check out the new bridge above Tuckers Run waterfall that Great Hollow recently…

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Nature Up Close: Macro-photography Made Easy

January 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Great Hollow Nature Preserve, 225 CT-37
New Fairfield, CT 06812 United States

Join us for this introduction to macro-photography workshop by professional nature photographer and writer, Jeremy Wolff. Mr. Wolff creates stunning macro images of nature with a point-and-shoot camera and standard iPhoto software. In this workshop he will share his methods for using the camera to see beyond what the naked eye can see. The workshop will begin in the field, looking for subjects and taking pictures. Then we will spend some time indoors reviewing these images on a computer and…

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