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Animal Embassy

The Green Village Green, Norfolk, CT

Join us on the village green to see and hear some exotic tails and tales. Animal Embassy has rescued or adopted more than 500 exotic animals over the years and currently maintains over 100 non-releasable animals in educational exhibits, including small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, arachnids and insects, many of which you'll get to meet. […]


Exploring North Swamp Trail

Botelle School 128 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, Connecticut

Explore Norfolk with naturalist Susannah Wood. She’ll take you out on the North Swamp Trail (one of Norfolk's less familiar trails) to see what you find. It could be a heron’s nest, a beaver lodge, swallows and other birds, summer wildflowers...and you may be surprised at how much else there is to see. This is […]


Wildlife Tracking Walk

Great Mountain Forest 201 Windrow Road, Norfolk, CT

There are always clues created by wildlife for us to decipher, telling a story of their habits and lives. We gain insight into Nature's mysteries by learning the language of track and sign. Who left this track? How did this feather get here? Why are the birds all calling from over there? Join Andy Dobos […]


Winter Hiking Adventure: Encounters with Trees and Shrubs

Haystack Mountain state park Route 272 North/North Street, Norfolk, Connecticut

Learn about our native trees and shrubs on a hike through Haystack Mountain State Park sponsored by the Conservation Commission. Norfolk is home to a many native plants: a refuge for 45 species of trees and 69 species of shrubs and woody vines. On this hike you will learn to recognize many of these. Without […]