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Norwalk Library’s Exploring Our Natural World Lecture Series Caring for Connecticut’s Beautiful Waters: Putting Drinking Water First

Saturday, January 25 2:00-3:30


Please join the Norwalk Library for an inspiring and informative talk by Anne Hulick, State Director for Clean Water Action, which will explore where our drinking water comes from, the best practices to keep our drinking water supply safe, and emerging issues, such as PFAS, and how they affect our most vital resource. Anne directs Clean Water Action’s Connecticut team and coordinates the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut to pass health protective policies in Connecticut aimed at reducing exposure to toxic chemicals, promoting clean, renewable energy and protecting our waters.


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2018 Connecticut Bird Atlas Volunteer Appreciation Fall Get Together

Connecticut Bird Atlas Volunteer Appreciation Fall Get Together Oct 7, 2018 from 12 to 3 PM at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Pavilion 4.

We will: give updates of the Atlas Project, data, trends and stats; present the winter survey protocol; and present awards and door prizes. Refreshments will be served.  Stay tuned for more announcements.

Seventh Tri-State Weather Conference

The Seventh Tri-State Weather Conference will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Skywarn Training Program

September 18, 2018

In light of recent weather events,  Finding Our Way NOAA family program, the National Weather Service, the WCSU Weather Center, along with the Sigma Xi chapter, sponsored a Skywarn Spotters Training Program… more information.

FALL Candlewood Lake Clean up!

Potluck Dinner

We’ve done so much this year!!! At our holiday gathering will see photos from our summer activities and Wallops Island, and visit with each other… more information.

Climate Change Lecture

A fascinating series of lectures about “Climate Change and Human Civilization” on Wednesday, February 7, at 7 p.m. in WCSU’s Science Building, room 125. All are invited. The first topic is “Climate and Cyclones,” and will be presented by Professor of Biological and Environmental Sciences Dr. Mitch Wagener, known for his lively talks.

Frog Watch USA: Training lessons

FrogWatch USATM is a citizen science program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums that invites individuals and families to learn about the wetlands in their communities and help conserve amphibians by reporting data on the calls of local frogs and toads. AZA’s FrogWatch USA comprises a national network of skilled coordinators and volunteers that form a community with the common goal of providing large-scale, long-term data on frogs and toads in the United States.

More information on this stewardship opportunity here!

FrogWatch USA Website