FALPS Zoom Talk

Come hear award-winning biologist and water quality monitoring expert, Alisa Phillips-Griggs, explain what clean water and healthy bugs mean to our precious Farmington River.

Field walk/discussion with Erik Landgraf

Field walk/discussion with Erik Landgraf about the fascinating world of vernal pools. Meet at Whittemore Grove on East River Road, approximately 2.5 miles north of Pleasant Valley. Dress to be outside. Free and open to all. No pre-registration.

Wildflower Hike/Walk

Wildflower Hike/Walk, 10 a.m.: Join Erik and Helen Ann Landgraf for a wildflower walk/hike along the Henry Buck Trail. Meet at 10 a.m. at the southernmost trailhead of the Henry Buck Trail on West River Road (across from the bridge abutments in the river). Park at the northern entrance to Legion Road. This is normally...

A festive 1920s picnic at the Castle

Dust off that flapper outfit and unwrap the zoot suit! Join a spring picnic in your 1920s costume and become part of the atmosphere, or just wander the grounds in your 2022 comfy clothes and soak it all in. Planning is well under way for a fun adventure. At various times during the day, William...


7th Annual Barkhamsted Earth Day Nature Festival Matthies Grove Pavilion, Peoples State Forest It’s been two years since we’ve been able to co-host this wonderful event filled with dozens of exhibitors displaying all things NATURE. Talks, walks, and a birds of prey show. Free food and all free event. Please join us, COVID restrictions permitting....

Camp Fire

Saturday Camp Fire, 6:00 pm-9:00pm, Pachaug State Forest, CCC Youth Camp Area at the Flagpole, Voluntown, CT. Join us for a Spring Campfire Theme: Appreciation for the Earth at large and for Pachaug Forest. Please bring instruments, quotations/ memories regarding nature. www.friendsofpachaugforest.org


starting at from Shetucket Turnpike on Blue Trail ending with a lunch. There will be a second hike at 3:00 p.m. at Rhododendron Sanctuary (Ryan Snide contact) www.friendsofpachaugforest.org


06/18/22 Saturday Laurel Loop Hike, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Green Falls, Pachaug State Forest, Meet at the intersection of Fish Road and Green Falls Road, Voluntown, CT www.friendsofpachaugforest.org