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The Secret Life of Beavers

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 6:00pm - Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 7:45pm
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Ben Goldfarb is the author of “Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter,” one of the Washington Post’s 50 Notable Nonfiction Books of 2018. In this talk, he’ll discuss beaver biology, behavior, and history; describe the unique role of nature’s engineers in shaping North American landscapes; and explain how beaver ponds and wetlands can help us fight environmental problems from water pollution to erosion to climate change.


Inclement Weather: 
Call the center.
Registration Fee: 
FREE for FGF and CFPA members/$5 non-members
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.