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Agriculture in the Community: Branching into Forestry

When: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 10:00am - Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 9:45am
Where: 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Children
Families
Event Description: 

Come enjoy hands-on activities to learn about what forestry is and how it benefits us, just in time for the winter season! James L. Goodwin played in the story of forestry within Connecticut, so we hold a unique perspective and extensive history here at Goodwin! This program is geared for kids of grade school age, but all are welcome!

Sigma Alpha is assisting with this program. They are a professional agricultural sorority affiliated with the University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. The Agriculture in the Community program is part of a national mandate to educate the public about various agricultural endeavors.

Inclement Weather: 
Call the center.
Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
For Questions, Contact: 
Lena Ives
(860) 455-9534

This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.