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

Drop-in Programs

Story & Animal Program
Monday through Friday beginning September 1st, 10:00 am

Join us every week for an animal-themed story and an encounter with one of our Animal Hall residents. 
For children age 5 and under.

 

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


Animal Feedings
Animal Hall | Monday through Fridays, 10:30 am

 

At scheduled feeding times Earthplace staff will answer all your questions while our animals get their daily meal.

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


 Birds of Prey Feedings
Saturdays, 3:00 pm


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


 Nature's Trading Post
 Saturdays, 3:30 pm

Come share your collection of nature finds, tell us the story behind your item, and trade it for something new to take home!

Please note: We are unable to trade items regulated by state or federal law, such as bird feathers, nests, eggs, and any endangered species. Please do not bring in anything that will rot or smell. 

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


 Winged Wonders
2016 dates remaining: 12/4 | 3:00-3:30 pm
 
Experience our birds of prey outside their enclosures! On the first Sunday of the month we host a bird-on-glove demonstration where you can learn all about some of our magnificent raptors. Naturalists will discuss the animals' traits, behaviors, and unique characteristics while the birds interact with their handlers. 

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