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Upcoming Winter Programs @ Essex County Environmental Center
Essex County Environmental
Click HERE for our
Winter Seasonal Brochure of Public Programs or HERE to view our
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Upcoming Winter Public Programs
PELLET DISSECTION Monday, January 23, 6pm to 7:30 pm
For ages 7-12. Learn about our beautiful and mysterious silent hunters of the night. Discover what they’re eating as we discuss predators and prey and food chain dynamics. Carefully reconstruct the bones found inside owl pellets!
Advance registration and minimum number of participants required; call 973.228.8776.
Fee: $10 per child
Register Here WINTER JOURNALING Saturday, February 4, 11am to 12:30pm
All ages (children under 5 require caregiver supervision). Discover the joy of phenology, the cyclic and seasonal natural phenomena, especially in relation to climate and plant and animal life. Let us find a special place to write down and draw our winter discoveries and appreciate the cold and brisk change of the season. Maybe partake in some winter birding! We will also hike the grounds to note seasonal changes and beautiful discoveries. We will make our journals here on site. Friends and family are encouraged to join. Dress warmly. Advanced registration and minimum number of participants required.
Fee: $30 per family (up to two adults and two children) or $10 per child, $12 per adult
VALENTINE'S DAY FAMILY WALK & CAMPFIRE Tuesday, February 14, 6pm to 7:30pm All ages. Join an ECEC naturalist for a short walk on the trails to experience forest life at night. We’ll make a campfire and enjoy fire-popped popcorn and mint tea. Dress for the weather. Advanced registration and minimum number of participants required.
Fee: $30 per family (up to two adults and two children) or $10 per child, $12 per adult Register Here