Focusing on the history of moose in Connecticut, Ginny Apple, a Master Wildlife Conservationist with CT DEEP, will discuss this mighty beast’s lifecycle and habitat, share photos and artifacts, and answer questions. Although moose sightings in the Nutmeg State are sporadic, they have been spotted since the early 1900s. In May 2021, there was a [...]
White Memorial Conservation Center will present on wildlife in winter - strategies do animals employ to get through harsh winter conditions. Using natural props, animal mounts, and a couple of LIVE animals, they'll discuss how some animals in CT remain active in winter, while others hibernate, migrate, or go into torpor. Registration begins September 6th.
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane—no, it’s an eagle!! Bald eagles were once so endangered that many considered whether to replace them as America’s national symbol. The ongoing story of their recovery as a species and CT’s healthy eagle population is a comeback story worth hearing. Join Ginny Apple, a Master Wildlife Conservationist with the [...]
Join Master Wildlife Conservationist Ginny Apple as she talks about black bears, focusing on the natural history of black bears in Connecticut, an overview of black bear habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction and current research efforts. She also provides practical recommendations for optimum co-existence with our black bear population. Black bear artifacts are shared with the [...]
Join us for a presentation by Paul Colburn, which will focus on the natural history of bobcats in Connecticut, an overview of bobcat habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction, and current research efforts. Bobcat artifacts will be shared with the audience. Mountain lions will be discussed as well! Paul Colburn is a 2015 graduate of the Master [...]