Please note: Unfortunately due to the COVID-19 virus, all March and April programs at Sessions Woods, including the Friends of Sessions Woods Annual Meeting, were canceled. Registrants of these programs were contacted by email or phone. The Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center is also closed. It will remain closed until the Governor authorizes its reopening. At press time, visitors are welcome on the trails, as long as the rule of physical distance is adhered. Programs listed here are tentative. Please be sure to register to receive the most current information for each offering and notification of any cancellations.


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Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center Public Program Series

The Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center’s Public Program Series is a cooperative venture between the CT DEP Wildlife Division and the Friends of Sessions Woods. Please pre-register for these programs by calling 860-424-3011 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.) or emailing  Programs are free unless noted. An adult must accompany children under 12 years old. No pets allowed at these programs!

Cabin Fever Program: BOBCATS! (Click to Register)

February 29, 2020 (Sat.), 1:30 p.m.

Bobcats are the only wild cat found in Connecticut. The CT DEEP Wildlife Division has been conducting a bobcat research project over the past few years to learn more about these interesting members of the cat family. The Friends of Sessions Woods will host wildlife biologist Melissa Ruszczyk for this special cabin fever program! Melissa will provide an overview of bobcat natural history and a look at some of the findings of the research project. A dessert potluck will be held at 1:00 p.m. prior to the program. Please bring a sweet to share!

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