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‘Wildlife in Winter’ Event at Greenwich Point

This Sunday, Jan. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m., the Friends of Greenwich Point are sponsoring the event “Wildlife in Winter” at the Innis Arden Cottage at Greenwich Point. Meet a live chinchilla, turtle, owl and many more animals during this exciting program. Live animal presentations are at 1:15 and 2 p.m. The Stamford Museum & Nature Center will uncover how different types of animals, such as reptiles, birds and mammals, adapt to survive the winter freeze, and how some migrate to beat the cold. read more...

Land Trust Holds Winter Walk

Join the Greenwich Land Trust for a Winter Walk Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. After the foliage fireworks of autumn, most people aren’t interested in the natural beauty of trees in the winter. They often think of the winter forest as a monochromatic stand of brown and grey trunks. But on this guided walk through the 40-acre Lapham Preserve, you will learn how to identify trees without their leaves by taking a closer look at the diverse features of bark, branches, and buds. Attendees will also enjoy a varied winter landscape and learn about the many strategies flora and fauna employ to survive the winter. read more...

‘A Century of Tallying Birds’ Talk

The Bruce Museum Seaside Center will be going to the birds on Sunday, Dec. 2, when the focus is “A Century of Tallying Birds for the Annual Christmas Bird Count.” At 2 p.m., Bruce Museum Seaside Manager and Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count compiler Cynthia Ehlinger will discuss the history, current methods, and impact of this long-running citizen science project. Visitors can out how one can join in the field or at home on Count Day in the Greenwich-Stamford area on Sunday, Dec. 16. read more...