World of Painted Turtles
Learn about Connecticut’s most abundant turtles including 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 observing 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.
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.