Member Event: The Connecticut Audubon Society - Deer Pond Farm - November

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 3pm


FIRST FRIDAY HIKE November 6, 9AM to 11AM, No Fee -- Join volunteers, Mary Ann and Allison on a hike for fresh air, exercise and good company. 

STONEWALL NATURE HIKE November 7, 10AM to 1PM, No Fee -- Cathy Hagadorn, director at Deer Pond Farm and Mike Cunningham, from Candlewood Valley Regional Land Trust will lead this hike to discuss Connecticut’s changing landscape from farms to forest and what stonewalls can tell us about prior land use along the way.

FALL MIGRATION SPARROW WALK November 10, 9AM to 11AM -- Stefan Martin, land steward will help you learn identification skills with the ‘Little Brown Jobs’ as sparrows are sometimes referred to.

FALL GARDEN SERIES: GARDEN CLEAN-UP & SEED SAVING November 14, 10AM to 11AM, No Fee -- Learn how to put your garden to bed while being mindful of wildlife needs with Deirdra Wallin, Program Manager, an Advanced Master Gardener and Master Composter.

BEGINNING BIRDING SERIES: WINTER BIRD FEEDING November 14, 1PM to 2PM, No Fee -- Join Deirdra Wallin, Program Manager to learn about feeding birds in your backyard through feeders and plantings. Providing food for your backyard birds brings them closer to observe, provides an enjoyable activity at home and increases your knowledge base.

WINTER BIRD ADAPTATIONS IN THE NEW ENGLAND FOREST WALK November 15, 2PM to 4PM -- Why do some birds migrate and others do not? What tricks do different species like the Common Raven and the Great Horned Owl employ to survive harsh New England winters? Join conservation biologist Jim Arrigoni on a walk among a variety of habitats that offer different resources for different species, and learn how you can help our feathered friends in the months ahead.

FALL MIGRATION BIRD WALK November 17, 9AM to 11AM -- Explore the diverse habitats which support a variety of birds with expert birders. Receive help from Miley Bull, senior director of science and conservation identifying migrating and resident birds. 


Please adhere to current COVID-19 protocols.

Keep 6 feet from other hikers & birders and bring a mask.

Trails open daily dawn to dusk. Limited cell service on trails.

For all on site programs: Registration required: $10 members $15 non-members $25 families (up to 4).

Distances & terrain vary per program. Allow for an average of 2 hours. Dress for the weather. Inclement weather cancels.

Bring binoculars, camera, water, walking stick and a sense of adventure.

Children under 18 must be with an adult. 

Visitor Parking and Guided Programs meet at: 57 Wakeman Hill Road, Sherman, CT 06784 860-799-4074.