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‘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...

Grand Re-Opening of Bruce Museum’s Seaside Center is June 24

This Sunday, June 24, the Bruce Museum Seaside Center celebrates their annual Grand Reopening from 1 to 4 p.m. The opening is part of the Greenwich Shellfish Commission’s “Experience the Sound” event, bringing together scores of community groups and organizations in Greenwich and the surrounding area that organize water sports and other environmental pursuits. read more...

Seaside Center Presents ‘Return of the Osprey’

By late March, the first migrating ospreys return to the shores of Connecticut to reclaim and rebuild their nests and reconnect with mates. One pair of these majestic fish-eating hawks that makes its summer home in Greenwich waters has been the subject of documentary filmmaker Jacob Steinberg. Writer, producer, and director, Steinberg will present two showings of clips from his film on Sunday, March 4. Steinberg will be joined by Genevieve Nuttall, former coordinator of Connecticut Audubon’s Osprey Nation citizen program. Nuttall will explain how the public can become involved in monitoring osprey nests around the state to better understand the health of Connecticut’s osprey population. read more...

Documentary on Desalination debuts at Seaside Center

A new documentary film about a revolutionary approach to water desalination will debut at the Bruce Museum Seaside Center at Greenwich Point Park on Sunday, Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. Created by two Greenwich High School students, the approximately 15-minute documentary Nanoporous Graphene: A Filter for the Future explores the life and work of Dr. David Cohen-Tanugi, an MIT research scientist who developed a way to use graphene to purify water at the molecular level. read more...