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Museum Lecture: The Future PRFCT

The Future PRFCT:  How Gardens can save your sanity, your health, and the birds too!  Edwina von Gal, landscape designer and founder of the Perfect Earth Project will discuss why and how landscapes, no matter how small, can play a leading role in healing our injured ecosystems, curing your eco anxiety, and bringing bounteous beauty to your property.  Her talk will cover the …

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Museum Program: Pond Life

Pond Life. Ponds are full of incredible creatures. See the frogs, turtles and insects that make up a pond’s ecosystem and learn more about their fascinating life cycles. DPNC family program for ages 5 & up. Wednesday, July 29, 2020.  This summer the Museum will present weekly children’s programs on Wednesday afternoons. Virtual Programs.

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Museum Lecture: The Bethlehem PA – FI Connection

The Bethlehem PA – FI Connection: How a Once Strong Link Became Uncoupled. This illustrated lecture by HLFM Director Pierce Rafferty will examine the untold story of Fishers Island’s once strong but now all-but-forgotten connections to Bethlehem, PA., focusing on the  Bartlett family, owners of the Bartlett Cottages, the Linderman brothers, builders of the “Garp House” and today’s Baccile house, …

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Museum Program: Slithering Snakes

Slithering Snakes. Snakes aren’t scary, despite how they are often portrayed in stories! Participants will see live snakes and learn more about their important role in the environment. DPNC family program for ages 5 & up. Wednesday, July 22, 2020. This summer the Museum will present weekly children’s programs on Wednesday afternoons. Virtual Programs.

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Museum Lecture: Science of Climate Change

Our next illustrated talk, The Science of Climate Change, given by Peter Raymond. Pete is a Fishers Island seasonal resident and professor of Ecosystem Ecology at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies where he studies greenhouse gas exchange between ecosystems and the atmosphere and teaches The Physical Science of Climate Change. Join us to learn about the history of climate change …

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Museum Program: Owl Prowl

Owl Prowl. Learn about owls’ many adaptations. Children will “meet” a few of the Nature Center’s resident owls and ask questions about their remarkable lives. DPNC family program for ages 5 & up. Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Time: 2 to 2:40 p.m. Virtual Program. This summer the Museum will present weekly children’s programs on Wednesday afternoons. Virtual Programs.

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Museum Lecture: Creating Connecticut

Walter Woodward, Connecticut State Historian will give a talk on his new book Creating Connecticut: Critical Moments That Shaped a Great State (Globe Pequot). Sunday, July 12, 2020. Time: 4 p.m. Virtual Talk Sunday, July 12, 2020. This summer the Museum will present weekly ‘virtual’ lectures on Sunday afternoons.

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Museum Program: Terrific Turtles

Terrific Turtles. Meet a few of the Nature Center’s resident turtles as we discover their amazing adaptations, which turtles live in your neighborhood, and what you can do to help protect them. DPNC family program for ages 5 & up. Wednesday, July 8, 2020.  This summer the Museum will present weekly children’s programs on Wednesday afternoons. Virtual Programs.

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Museum Lecture: Eclectic Houses of Fishers Island

The Eclectic Houses of Fishers Island and Beyond. Jacob Albert of Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects, Inc., Boston, Mass., will give an illustrated talk focusing on Fishers Island’s diverse, eclectic architecture. Sunday, July 5, 2020. This summer the Museum will present weekly ‘virtual’ lectures on Sunday afternoons.

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