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Porcupines! with Gerri Griswold

When: 
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Presentation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Come to Goodwin and meet Gerri Griswold.  She’ll be bringing a North American porcupine with her as she discusses porcupines and associated topics. Learn all about one of Connecticut’s most fascinating species and the world’s third largest rodent!

Gerri Griswold is Director of Administration and Development at The White Memorial Conservation Center in Litchfield, Connecticut. She has handled animals for twenty-four years as a wildlife rehabilitator and educator and is licensed by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the United States Department of Agriculture. Over the years Griswold and her animals have delivered hundreds of programs to libraries, classrooms, Scout troops and organizations like the National Park Service and the Yale Peabody Museum. They have appeared on the cover of The Weekly Reader and The Late Show with David Letterman. RSVP IS REQUIRED by 2/9/17.

Inclement Weather: 
Contact the center in case of inclement weather.
Registration Fee: 
$10 for non-members/$5 for Friends of Goodwin Forest and CFPA members
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Jasper Sha
(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 Education 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.