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World of Painted Turtles

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Learn about Connecticut’s most abundant turtles: where they live, what they eat, what eats them, how they adapt for the winter, and the best times and places to see them.  One of Goodwin’s Master Naturalists Bill Powers has been following painted turtles and wants to share his observations with you.  Learn about their movement throughout the year and their relationship with Red-winged Blackbirds nesting in cattails.



Inclement Weather: 
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Registration Fee: 
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.