Connecticut Audubon Society - Deer Pond Farm - December Programs

Deer Pond Farm, 57 Wakeman Hill Road, Sherman, CT - Registration Requested:

December 4 & 11, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join us for expert guided bird walks to enjoy resident and migratory songbirds and hawks among the display of changing foliage! We’ll explore diverse habitats which support a variety of species that we will help identify by sight and sound. All levels of birders are welcome.

December 12, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Learn about the flora and fauna that inhabit our forests, meadows and wetlands along the trails with Jim Arrigoni, conservation biologist. The seasonal transitions as plants and animals prepare for the cold months ahead will be highlighted. Leisurely pace, with stops to observe and learn about various points of interest, including our habitat enhancement projects.

December 19, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Join us for fresh air, exercise, good company and naturalist lessons along the way! Staff and volunteers will lead these hikes through the varied habitats of Deer Pond Farm. The focus will be on covering many trails (approximately 3 miles) at a good pace. The route will be moderately strenuous with several hundred feet of elevation change

 For all on-site programs:
Registration requested:
Free for members, $5 non-members, $10 non-member families, unless otherwise noted.
Dress for the weather. Inclement weather cancels. Bring binoculars, camera, water, walking stick and a sense of adventure. Binoculars are available to borrow. Children under 18 must be with an adult.

Trails open: dawn to dusk daily. Maps and suggested hikes available on website and at kiosk. Thank you for staying on the trails. Limited cell service on trails. Please note: Dogs, horses, fishing, swimming, camping, fires, hunting and collecting are not permitted.