2022 CVRLT Events

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2022 has arrived and we’ve been busy planning all of our upcoming events for the year! All community events are free (excludes the CVRLT soiree) so please join us at one of our events this spring or summer:

Bird Watching: Komlo Preserve – Sunday, May 1st @ 9AM

Join us at Komlo Preserve (130 CT-37 in New Fairfield) on Sunday, May 1st at 9am for a bird watching excursion! Hosted by a professional bird watcher from the Audubon Society at Deer Pond Farm in Sherman, CT, come with your binoculars as we search for some local bird species around Connecticut. This event will be limited to 20 people.

Garlic Mustard Invasives Talk and Cooking Class: Komlo Preserve – Saturday, June 1st @ 10AM

Hosted by Cheryl Rykowski, President at CVRLT, join us at Komlo Preserve (130 Ct-37 in New Fairfield) on Saturday, June 4th at 10am for a garlic mustard invasives talk and cooking class. We will be identifying and pulling the highly invasive, but TASTY, garlic mustard plant and demonstrating ways to prepare and use the plant in easy recipes.

Music Around the Pond: Hahlawah Preserve – Saturday, July 16th (time TBD)

Join us on Saturday, July 16th for one of our hottest events of the summer, Music Around the Pond, hosted by Friends of Ball Pond! Stop by Hahlawah Preserve in New Fairfield, whether on foot or by boat, for a fun night out. Catch the sunset and enjoy the views while listening to LIVE music provided by the Bandolinos.

Foraging Class: Hidden Valley Nature Preserve – Saturday, August 20th @ 10AM

Join CVRLT for one of our most popular events of the year, foraging! Guest Forager, Karen Monger of The 3 Foragers, will be stopping by Hidden Valley Nature Preserve (26 Gillotti Rd. in New Fairfield) on Saturday, August 20th from 10:00am-12:30pm as we search for mushrooms and other wild food resources.

Annual CVRLT Soiree – Saturday, October 15th

Mark your calendars and join us for our annual soiree on Saturday, October 15th for a wine, whiskey, and beer tasting. More details coming soon…