Afterschool Program: Migration Madness!

Great Hollow Nature Preserve 225 CT-37, New Fairfield

The birds are back! In this afterschool program, we will explore the fascinating journey of birds as they make their ways home for the summer. We'll play games, bird watch, and learn all about the science of migration. Best suited for children ages 6-12. Registration is $15 for non-members and $10 for members. E-mail our education
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Afterschool Program: Happy Earth Day!

Great Hollow Nature Preserve 225 CT-37, New Fairfield

April 22nd is Earth Day! Join us for this after school program in which we celebrate the planet. Through games, hiking, and crafts, we will explore the importance of appreciating and looking after our common home.  Best suited for children ages 6-12. Registration is $15 for non-members and $10 for members. E-mail our education coordinator Maggie
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Nature Night: Spring Songs

Great Hollow Nature Preserve 225 CT-37, New Fairfield

What's all that noise?! The peepers and wood frogs are out in full force and night time is the best time to hear their singing! In this nature night, we will explore the marsh, play games, and make frog-related crafts. This program is best suited to children ages 6-12. Registration is $20 for non-members and $15 for
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Afterschool Program: Slippery Salamanders

Great Hollow Nature Preserve 225 CT-37, New Fairfield

It's salamander season! Let's spend today's afterschool program learning all about these fascinating creatures, searching for them under rocks, and studying their behavior. Best suited for children ages 6-12. Registration is $15 for non-members and $10 for members. E-mail our education coordinator Maggie at  for more information or to register.

Spring Migration Bird Walk

Great Hollow Nature Preserve 225 CT-37, New Fairfield

Join local birding expert, Angela Dimmit, for a guided walk to look for colorful spring migrants that will be making their long and arduous journeys from their tropical wintering grounds to their northern breeding grounds. Ms. Dimmitt will show us where to look and how to identify the more than 50 migratory bird species that
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Hike the Hollow for National Trails Day

Great Hollow Nature Preserve 225 CT-37, New Fairfield

Join Great Hollow’s naturalist John Foley and Candlewood Valley Regional Land Trust director Bill McCann for a special guided tour through Great Hollow Nature Preserve and the neighboring Michael Ciaiola Conservation Area, as we celebrate National Trails Day. We’ll first pay a visit to Great Hollow’s resident birds of prey and then trek through fields
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