CT Audubon Fairfield Announces Spring Programs

Fairfield, CT – The Connecticut Audubon Society Center in Fairfield has announced its spring programs through April 22 as follows:

Girl Scout Eco Quest
saturday april 2
10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Look out for Daisy, Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts – nature badge programs are back this spring at Connecticut Audubon’s Center in Fairfield on Saturday, April 2, from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Audubon naturalist teachers will guide explorations in the Larsen Wildlife Sanctuary to meet badge requirements. for: Daisy “Clover’s Story”, Brownie “Outdoor Adventurer”, Brownie “Outdoor Creator” and Junior “Art Explorer”. Times and costs vary by badge. Learn more, and register before March 24at: www.ctaudubon.org/2022/01/girl-scout-eco-quest/.

little nature explorers
Tuesday April 5 & 26
11 a.m. to noon

What do animals do in spring? How do they prepare for the warmer temperatures? Children ages 2-3, accompanied by a participating adult, discover the answers at the Connecticut Audubon’s Center in Fairfield on Tuesdays, April 5 and 26, from 11 a.m. to noon. This indoor/outdoor program includes engaging nature stories, crafts, games, experiments and live animal tours. Per child: CAS members $20; non-members $25. Pre-registration required with: www.ctaudubon.org/2022/01/little-nature-explorers/.

Spring Peeper Prowl
friday april 8
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The high-pitched chorus of spring peepers is one of the telltale sounds of early spring. Come to the Connecticut Audubon’s Center in Fairfield on Friday, April 8, 7-9 p.m., for a guided nighttime walk through the sanctuary to listen and search for these tiny frogs in the swamps and ponds. We’ll also be looking for other secret animals like spotted salamanders. CAS members $20/per person; non-members $25/per person. Pre-registration required with: www.ctaudubon.org/2022/01/spring-peeper-prowl-2/.

Spring bird seed sale
saturday april 9
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Stock up on birdseed for the migration season at the annual Connecticut Audubon Spring Sale, Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Fairfield. Save 20% on all varieties of bird seed and suet. The Nature Store’s knowledgeable staff can advise on seed selection, feeder selection, and answer general backyard birding questions. To ensure your favorite strain is available on sale day, place a pre-order before Wednesday, March 30. Find the pre-order form and more at: www.ctaudubon.org/fairfield-nature-store/.

Annual egg hunt
saturday april 16
9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Egg-cement built for the annual egg hunt at the Connecticut Audubon’s Center in Fairfield. This favorite springtime tradition takes place on Saturday, April 16 with four times to choose from: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Ideal for children up to 8 years old. The event also includes fun family activities. , social distance visits with a special bunny, snacks and a spring craft. The whole program is outside; rain or shine. CAS adult and child membership fees: $10 per person; adult and non-member child fee: $12 per person. Free for children under one year old. Register early, places are filling up fast! Pre-registration required with: www.ctaudubon.org/2022/02/annual-egg-hunt/.

April Break Camp
From Tuesday 19 April to Friday 22 April
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Welcome back the animals and plants that have been hiding all winter and find out what they’ve been up to at Audubon’s April Break Camp in Connecticut, April 19-22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. , in Fairfield. Each day will have different activities for K-2. Campers will explore and look for evidence of the arrival of spring at Larsen Wildlife Sanctuary. This outdoor program includes games, live animals, crafts and log rolling. Register for one or more days. CAS members $55 per day; non-members $65 per day. Pre-registration required with: www.ctaudubon.org/2022/02/april-break-camp/.