What is the New Canaan Nature Center?
This environmental organization and sanctuary, established in 1960, is dedicated to helping people of all ages understand, appreciate and care for the world of nature. The 40-acre preserve is on Route 124 and features such diverse habitats as wet meadows and woodlands. Among the programs offered are: a nature-oriented preschool, school outreach, summer nature camp, horticulture program, workshops, walks, trips, and special events. The center also features a birds of prey exhibit, a live animal teaching collection and gift shop. Call 203-966-9577 or visit newcanaannature.org.