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SRA Launches Winter Speaker Series on Wildlife Conservation and Environmental Stewardship

Steep Rock Association is hosting a virtual Winter Speaker Series and invites the public to learn about local wildlife issues, land conservation, sustainable gardening, and the importance of pollinators. Each program aims to inspire participants about the wonders of the natural world and educate them on the importance of local conservation. Programs are carefully crafted to provide valuable insights, practical knowledge, and lively discussion. Participants may attend any or all programs.

January 18, 2024
“Connecticut’s Black Bears: Our Neighbors in the Wild” with wildlife expert Paul Colburn.

February 22, 2024
“Land Conservation 101: The Why and How of Preserving Your Property”
presented by Steep Rock’s Director of Conservation Rory Larson. 

Patrick Horan, co-owner of Waldingfield Farm in Washington, will speak on “Bountiful Backyard Harvests: Mastering Sustainable and Organic Vegetable Gardening.” 

“Establish Pollinator Pathways in Your Backyard”
with John Markham, President of the Litchfield Land Trust. 

Each presentation is free and open to the public and will be presented over Zoom. Registration is required. For more details and registration, visit our Events and Programs page:

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