Roaring Brook Nature Center Events for February.

Groundhog Day event and more offered.

Roaring Brook Nature Center in Canton is offering the following: 


Come to Roaring Brook Nature Center on Saturday, February 2nd at 1:30 PM to learn if we will have six more weeks of winter or an early spring.   Will our local groundhog see his shadow? Will he even come out of his winter den?  Dress warmly as we walk through the fields of Werner’s Woods to uncover some of wildlife’s mid-winter mysteries. Pre-registration is not required. The cost of this walk is $3.00 for children, $6.00 for adults.


On Saturday February 9th, Roaring Brook Nature Center will present a Winter Survival program for families. What would you do if you were lost in the woods during the winter? Learn the basic supplies you may need to survive a night outdoors. The program includes a lesson on fire building and shelter construction. Participants should dress for winter weather and this program is not geared for children under age 9. The cost is $6 per person or $18 maximum per family.  Pre-registration is required and additional information is available by calling the Nature Center at (860) 693-0263.



Roaring Brook Nature Center’s Almost Full Moon Hike, canceled due to inclement weather in January) has been rescheduled for the next full moon period and will be held on Friday, February 22nd at 7 PM.  Look for bobcat tracks and listen for the call of the great horned owl.  Volunteers will be on hand with their telescopes for some winter stargazing.  After a brisk walk along the trails and some stargazing, there will be hot cider and cookies for all in the Center auditorium.  This program is not geared for very young children and participants should dress for cold evening temperatures.  The full moon will actually take place on Saturday, February 23rd

Pre-registration is required as space is limited. The cost is $7/person and additional information is available by calling the Nature Center at (860) 693-0263.





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