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December 2019

Holiday Party at Kenise Barnes Fine Art

December 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kenise Barnes Fine Art, 7 Fulling Lane
Kent, CT 06757 United States
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Join us for a Holiday Party and enjoy art inspired by the natural world. Meet Weantinoge's board and enjoy an evening at Kenise Barns Fine Art. Friday, December 13 from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm 7 Fulling Lane, in the Kent Barns complex Free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you there. Please RSVP to matt@weantinoge.org.

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February 2020

Wild Cousins of our Best Friends: Wolves, Coyotes, and Foxes

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Housatonic Valley Regional High School, 246 Warren Tpke
Falls Village, CT 06031
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Sue Morse, the founder and science director of Keeping Track, returns to our region following her wildly popular Mountain Lion talk last year for another spectacular presentation - this time about wolves, coyotes, and foxes. Sue is highly regarded as an expert in natural history and one of North America's top wildlife trackers. Since 1977, she has been monitoring wildlife, with an emphasis on documenting the presence and habitat requirements of bobcat, black bear, Canada lynx, and cougar. This event…

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Litchfield County Farmland Mixer

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kent Falls Brewing, 33 Camps Road
Kent, CT 06757 United States
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Do you own farmland? Are you looking for farmland? Or looking for a successor to pass on your farm? Join us for a Farmland Mixer at Kent Falls Brewing! Landowners and retiring farmers can connect with enthusiastic farm seekers looking for land to buy or lease in Connecticut.  Land For Good has organized local agricultural service providers like Weantinoge to be on-hand to answer any questions either party may have, including  New CT Farmer Alliance, CT Farmlink, UConn Extension, and Working Lands…

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May 2020

Virtual Tour of Weantinoge’s Lands

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Your new favorite trail could be closer than you think! Join us on May 7 from the comfort of your home as Director of Land Conservation Paul Elconin takes you on a virtual tour of Weantinoge’s trails. In this Zoom event, Paul will highlight our lands and how to enjoy nature in this time of social distancing. Want to know which preserve has our longest trail, or where to go if you want to bird watch, or which preserve is…

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Fierce, Feathered Friends Presented by Christine’s Critters

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Weantinoge is proud to present Christine’s Critters for a special presentation on birds of prey. This event is terrific for kids or anyone who loves wildlife. This virtual event will bring you up close and personal to four different birds.  Find out where these birds live, the special adaptations they have, and what you can do to be a good neighbor to birds. Click here to register. First time using Zoom? Click here for a quick guide. To support free events…

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The Changing Climate

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We know the climate is changing, but what does that mean for Connecticut? How is today's climate change different from what has occurred in the past? What kind of world will our children and grandchildren experience? The study of climate change is developing very quickly. New information comes our way every day. Dr. Mitch Wagener will join us by Zoom to explain the basics of climate change and share new information to help us better understand our changing world. Click…

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Bobcats in Connecticut

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Nora Hulton, CT DEEP Master Wildlife Conservationist, and science and math teacher at Washington Montessori School, will give a Zoom presentation about Bobcats. Bobcats are one of Connecticut's stealthiest predators and most live in the state's northwest corner. Join us and hear all about our bobcat population, learn about their behavior and how we can safely coexist with them in our state. This presentation will focus on the natural history of bobcats and current research efforts. Bobcat artifacts will be…

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June 2020

Conversations with the Executive Director, June 24

June 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Effective June 30th, Weantinoge will change its name to Northwest Connecticut Land Conservancy. The new name better reflects the work that we do, but our mission will remain the same. Join Executive Director, Catherine Rawson, for an update on Weantinoge's programs and a casual Q&A to answer your questions about the merger and name change process. You are welcome to submit questions in advance to info@weantinoge.org.To register, click on the session that is convenient for your schedule. We are truly…

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Conversations with the Executive Director, June 26

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Effective June 30th, Weantinoge will change its name to Northwest Connecticut Land Conservancy. The new name better reflects the work that we do, but our mission will remain the same. Join Executive Director, Catherine Rawson, for an update on Weantinoge's programs and a casual Q&A to answer your questions about the merger and name change process. You are welcome to submit questions in advance to info@weantinoge.org.To register, click on the session that is convenient for your schedule. We are truly…

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September 2020

Virtual Preserve Tour Part 1: Introducing NCLC’s Sherman Preserves

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

On June 30, NCLC gained 1,681 acres of land and 8 public nature preserves in Sherman. These preserves boast boardwalks, birdwatching, and Housatonic River views. Join us for a virtual tour of these public preserves and discover a new fall hike! Amanda Branson, NCLC’s director of operations and finance and the former executive of Naromi Land Trust, will lead us on a virtual tour of the Sherman preserves.  Click here to register online today. First time using Zoom?  Watch this…

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