DPNC: Leila Philip (Beaverland) Author Talk and Signing

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Rd, Mystic

Bank Square Books presents an author talk and signing at Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center (DPNC) with Leila Philip for the book, Beaverland.  An intimate and revelatory dive into the world of the beaver—the wonderfully weird rodent that has surprisingly shaped American history and may save its ecological future. From award-winning writer Leila Philip, Beaverland is a masterful work of narrative science writing, a book that highlights, though history and contemporary storytelling, how this weird rodent plays an oversized role in American history and its future. For more information


Connecticut River Conservancy LiveStream: Geologic Time Travel Through the Connecticut River Basin

LiveStream Season 5, Episode 1 Join the Connecticut River Conservancy for our first LiveStream of the season as we welcome Alfred (Fred) Venne, Museum Educator at the Beneski Museum of Natural History at Amherst College, for a riveting journey back and forth through time to explore the geological history of the Connecticut River valley. Fred will share major events that shaped the valley & watershed, present-day river and land environments and conditions, and working with mother nature. CRC staff will add perspective on how we are building climate resilience through restoration projects, such as dam removals, tree plantings to restore riparian buffers, and overall protection of the river. For more information

Wilton Land Trust – 2024 Annual Meeting

Wilton Library 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton

At the 59th Annual Meeting of the Wilton Land Trust (WLT), members and the community will hear from WLT’s President, Treasurer, Committees, and Executive Director. The meeting will be held in person at the Wilton Library’s The Brubeck Room on Wednesday, Feb. 28, with the Member’s Meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. and the Public Meeting at 7:00 p.m. The highlight of the evening is guest speaker, Amy Barnouw, Director of the Fairfield Region of the CT Audubon Society. She will speak about Connecticut’s amazing wildlife and conservation efforts. For more information