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Skulls and Bones

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 1:00pm - Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 2:45pm
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Have you ever discovered a bone lying on the ground in the woods and wondered whose it was? Here is your chance to learn how to identify some of the common types of bones you might find as you explore the outdoor world. Cheri Collins will use Goodwin's skull and bone collection, as well as her own collection of specimens, to help you learn to look for the important clues scientists use for identification. If you have a mystery bone of your own, bring it along and we will identify that, too! All are welcome.

Inclement Weather: 
Contact the center in case of inclement weather.
Registration Fee: 
$3 per person, $5 per family/FREE for FGF and CFPA members
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
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.