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

10 Woodside Lane Westport, CT 06880   203-557-4400 Earthplace Preschool: 203-557-3638


  • Jul 13 2017

    Storytime with Animal

    July 13th, 2017, 10:00 AM — 10:10 AM

    Join us in Natureplace for an animal-themed story followed by an encounter with one of our Animal Hall residents! 
    For children 5 and under.
    Free for members, price of admission for non-members.

  • Animal Hall Feeding

    July 13th, 2017, 10:30 AM — 10:40 AM

    Here's your chance to have Earthplace staff answer all your questions while giving some of our animals their daily meals. See what a blue jay eats and why a bearded dragon eats something different. Get to know a rabbit's favorite snacks and see the guinea pigs munch away at their hay. 
    All are welcome!

    Free for members, price of admission for non-members.

  • Teen Volunteer Club

    July 13th, 2017, 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

    Animals rock. Whatever animals you love, Teen Volunteer Club offers a fun and supportive environment for connecting with critters of all kinds. Work side-by-side with our Naturalists to learn animal care skills with hands-on training. Weekly activities include animal care, designing and installing exhibits, and maintaining the Earthplace private preserve. 


     Click here to register for Summer 2017! 


    Members: $56, Non-members: $70
    Price will be pro-rated for teens joining late in the semester.


  • Learn to Forage at Earthplace!

    July 13th, 2017, 6:30 PM

    Discover the wile foods in the natural world that surround us! Join one of our Naturalists on a foraging expedition throughout our sanctuary in search of naturally growing specimens that you can harvest and eat.  Explore local plant and wildlife communities while enjoying the beauty of our trails. Admission is FREE but registration is required. Ages 12+.