RTPC CONNECTICUT RIVER LECTURE SERIES: Rex Brasher: Prolific but Overshadowed and Unknown with Janine Caira, Ph.D.

Essex Meadows 30 Bokum Rd, Essex

Artists and naturalists have been painting birds for centuries. We know John James Audubon, Fuertes, Peterson and, of course of our current time, Sibley. But who knows Rex Brasher? Brasher resided in Kent, Connecticut and, unlike Audubon, painted birds from life and was greatly influenced by his friend and mentor, Louis Agassiz Fuertes. His work, […]

OF BIRDS & STARS: EXPLORING THE WONDER OF BIRD MIGRATION IN CONNECTICUT

Andover Public Library 355 Route 6, Andover

This interactive presentation by Meredith Barges, Co-Chair of Lights Out Connecticut, will celebrate the beauty of the night sky as the nocturnal habitat of migratory birds returning to Connecticut after their winter stays in South America. You will learn more about the spectacular secret lives of migratory songbirds, the long-distance journeys they make twice each […]