The programs listed below are presented by Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition as well as Woodbury Earth Day partner organizations and are opportunities for you to celebrate Earth Month.

  • Water Watchers Webinar
    May 26, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    Dive deeper into several of the tools used to monitor current local environmental conditions.
  • Edible and Medicinal Plants of CT
    May 01, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Hollow Park Riverside Trail, Hollow Rd, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA
    Join Alison Birks on an hour long plant i.d. walk. Learn about local, useful plants in your area. Foraging basics, sustainability concerns and basic plant identification will be covered in this class. Wear hiking boots, bring a water bottle, pen and notepad.
  • Rain Barrel Workshop with PRWC - FULL
    May 01, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Hollow Park Pavilion, Hollow Rd, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA
    FULL - NOT ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS. Create your very own rain barrel. All materials are provided at the workshop and PRWC volunteers will help guide you through the construction process. The take home product will be one finished 55-gallon rain barrel that will capture your roof's rain water.
  • River Exploration with "Dr. Jeff"
    May 01, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Hollow Park Riverside Trail, Hollow Rd, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA
    The watershed that our lives depend on is also critical to the lives of thousands of other kinds of organisms. From fish and frogs to lots and lots of bugs. Get ready to get muddy and wet discovering what’s hidden beneath the surface of the Pomperaug River.
  • EARTH DAY MAGIC SHOW with Cyril the Sorcerer
    May 01, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Hollow Park Pavilion, Hollow Rd, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA
    Learn how to use the magic of water and recycling to save the world with the Merlin of Environmental Magic, Cyril the Sorcerer! In this 30 minute show Cyril will inspire audience members with the secrets they can use to be heroes for our planet!
  • Gertrude Jekyll Garden Tour
    May 01, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Meet at Volley Ball Court, Hollow Rd, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA
    Walk the historic Gertrude Jekyll Garden with volunteer garden committee members and see Jekyll’s design unfold as they share the story of its original planting through the current restoration.
  • Tree ID Workshop
    May 01, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Hollow Park Riverside Trail, Hollow Rd, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA
    Calling all tree lovers! Learn more about trees and how to identify them. Co-sponsored by the Southbury Land Trust and the Bridgewater Land Trust.
  • EARTH DAY MAGIC SHOW with Cyril the Sorcerer
    May 01, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Hollow Park Pavilion, Hollow Rd, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA
    Learn how to use the magic of water and recycling to save the world with the Merlin of Environmental Magic, Cyril the Sorcerer! In this 30 minute show Cyril will inspire audience members with the secrets they can use to be heroes for our planet!
  • Compost Workshop with UCONN Master Composters
    May 01, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Hollow Park Field Stage, Hollow Rd, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA
    Want to learn more about backyard composting? Ask a UConn Master Composter! Through the UConn Master Composter program, enthusiastic residents learn about various aspects of the composting process.
  • We are Water Protectors
    Apr 28, 10:00 AM
    Zoom
    Online Storytime - "We are Water Protectors" by Carole Lindstrom
  • Moonlight Hike (Guest Listing)
    Apr 25, 7:00 PM
    Bethlehem, 9 Main St N, Bethlehem, CT 06751, USA
    Bellamy Ferriday Preserve in the moonlight. This is the day of a full moon and falls between Earth Day, April 22nd and Arbor Day, April 30th
  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day (Guest Listing)
    Apr 24, 10:00 AM
    Location is TBD
    Use the Collection Site Locator to find a drug take back collection near you. This is an opportunity to safely get rid of unused prescription drugs and prevent drug addiction without flushing them, avoiding water contamination.
  • Poetry for a Greener World (Guest Listing)
    Apr 24, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    Online Event
    Join White Memorial Conservation Center in celebrating Earth Day with a day long celebration including Connecticut Poet Laureate Margaret Gibson and poetry readings.
  • Bird Walk to Celebrate Earth Day (Guest Listing)
    Apr 24, 8:00 AM
    Southbury, 185 E Flat Hill Rd, Southbury, CT 06488, USA
    THIS PROGRAM IS FULL AND NO LONGER ACCEPTING REGISTRATION Join Audubon Bent of the River for a morning bird walk through our sanctuary. The Bent's meadows, shrub-lands, and woodlands provide great habitat for migrating birds, such as Warblers, Vireos, Indigo Buntings, Thrushes, Orioles, and more.
  • Community Service Day (Guest Listing)
    Apr 22, 9:30 AM
    Woodbury, 596 Flanders Rd, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA
    Join fellow community members for a day of service on Earth Day! Volunteers will work to remove non-native plant species on a Flanders preserved property.
  • Private Wells and Drinking Water Webinar
    Apr 21, 7:00 PM
    Webinar
    Private Wells and Drinking Water Private Wells 101: Water Conservation and Groundwater Protection presented by Carol Haskins of Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition and Water Quality Issues and Testing presented by Tiziana Shea of CT Department of Public Health.
  • Build Your Own Edible Aquifer
    Apr 21, 10:00 AM
    Zoom
    Build a model aquifer from your favorite candies, sweets, and drink.
  • Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Event (Guest Listing)
    Apr 17, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Naugatuck, 9 Rubber Ave, Naugatuck, CT 06770, USA
    Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG) is collecting household hazardous wastes produced in the home that are poisonous, flammable, reactive, or corrosive. These wastes are harmful to human health and the environment if not disposed of properly.

More programs and opportunities are coming soon!