Our mission is to build a passion in our community for nature and the environment through education, experience and action.

5th Annual Sunset Paddle
Join us for an evening of kayaking and stand up paddleboarding on the Saugatuck River. Paddlers will be accompanied by an Earthplace Naturalist to talk all about the river ecology. Light dinner and drinks on the shore during sunset to follow.

When: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 5:00-7:30pm All equipment and instruction are provided. No kayaking experience is necessary.
Where: DownUnder Kayaking, 575 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT 06880 This event supports the work of the Earthplace Harbor Watch Program.
Tickets: $45 — adults only, please.  

This event is hosted by Kim Beaumont of DownUnder Kayaking

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Family campfire

Friday, August 15, 7:00-8:30pm
$20/member family and $25/non-member family

Toast marshmallows and bring a blanket to snuggle with your loved ones. There will be a guided night hike along the trails. You will get the opportunity to meet one of our live animals up close.

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After-school Childcare for Elementary School Children

Supervised homework time,  unique enrichment activities, science classes, animal programs, nature walks, free-play time 

Students can enjoy the program on a Five, Three, Two or One day set schedule per week.

Click here for more information about this exciting new program