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How Opossums (and Friends) Survive the Winter

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 1:00pm - Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 2:45pm
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Meet a live opossum Ambassador, Lavender, from Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue! Join us in learning more about opossums and other Connecticut wildlife, especially how they prepare for winter! Retired educators Pam and Bill Lefferts will also discuss opossums and how they benefit us. Pam and Bill own and operate Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue and are licensed Connecticut wildlife rehabilitators who focus on rehabilitating opossums.

Inclement Weather: 
Call the center.
Registration Fee: 
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.