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CANCELLED Meet the Opossum!

Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Rd
Hampton, Connecticut 06481
Event Type: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Join licensed opossum rehabber, Pam Lefferts from Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue, in a fun family program to learn about and meet some of the amazing opossums in her care. Pam will talk about opossum ecology, behavior, and what to do if you find an injured opossum. After this program we hope that you will love these misunderstood gentle creatures just as much as we do! This tour has a 10-person limit. Masks and social distancing are required. 

Registration is required. If you are registering for multiple people, please fill out the registration for each person individually.

PROGRAM FEE: we ask for a suggested donation of $5 for FGF/CFPA members, $10 for non-members. The donation can be made here (scroll down to see the two price options): https://www.friendsofgoodwinforest.org/current-programs.html 


Participants will be required to fill out a waiver and self-health assessment prior to the program. Masks and social distancing will be required. 

If you DO NOT receive a confirmation email within one hour of registration please CHECK YOUR SPAM. Several people have reported our emails going directly to their spam boxes. 


With any questions, please contact Meg Rondeau at meaghan.rondeau@ct.gov.

Inclement Weather: 
Call the center.
Registration Fee: 
$5 for FGF members, $10 for non-members
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Meg Rondeau

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.