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Nature Scavenger Hunt, BIOBLITZ and City Nature Challenge – 2021

05-02-21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Join the CVH Animal Sanctuary on Sunday, May 2 from 12-2pm for a one of a kind NATURE SCAVENGER HUNT & BIOBLITZ! This FREE event is open to all ages and pairs nature sleuths with some of the top birders, entomologists, naturalists, educators, and biologists in the state. A rare and unique opportunity to learn from the very best while exploring the beauty of the outdoors. Space is limited and all must register. 

Meet our star experts:

  • Dr. Rayda Krell, Entomologist, WCSU
  • Dr. Thomas Philbrick, Connecticut State University, Professor of Biology
  • Dr. Paula Philbrick, UCONN, Professor of Biology
  • Morgan Evans, 6th Grade Science Teacher, Naturalist and Birder
  • Bridget Cervero, Education Manager of Citizen Science, Teen Programs and Training at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Also, the local leader of the City Nature Challenge.
This event is also part of the City Nature Challenge, an international effort to find and document plants and wildlife in cities across the globe! Fun for all ages and a great way to support conservation efforts. Download the free iNaturalist app to your favorite device before the event and then bring along to the sanctuary on May 2nd.  And don’t worry about being a pro in iNaturalist. All you need to do is download the app and we will give you a crash course when you arrive at the sanctuary.


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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary
3 Old Farm Road
Newtown, CT 06470 United States
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