Upcoming Programs

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First Pour Kick-Off

Sunday, August 7 beginning at 12 pm

Location: Nod Hill Brewery


Beer lovers will delight in the launch of a new brew at Ridgefield’s Nod Hill Brewery in honor Woodcock’s 50th Anniversary year. Tickets to the Kick-Off Party include a pour of the new brew, a Nod Hill meadow tour, reserved seating in the brewery’s new biergarten and a 4-pack to enjoy at home.

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Under the Harvest Moon

Friday, September 16 at 7 pm


An enjoyable, relaxed evening of food, live music and more to benefit the nature center’s well-loved programs in environmental education. Held in and around Woodcock’s picturesque candlelit pavilion and pond, a highlight of the evening is carefully prepared fare by local chef Sarah Bouïssou of Sarah’s Wine Bar and Bernard's Restaurant plus cheese tastings from No. 109 Cheese and Wine, wine from Cellar XV Wine Market, and brews and spirits from Nod Hill Brewery, Litchfield Distillery and much more!

$150 per ticket. VIP tables available.


Outdoor Yoga

Saturday, September 24 from 8:45 - 10 am


Align body, mind and spirit among the forests of Woodcock Nature Center with Jessica Outlaw, Registered Yoga Teacher. This hatha yoga practice for adults of all levels and abilities will be sure to fully awaken your senses and connect you more deeply to yourself and the natural world with asanas (postures), proper breathing and deep relaxation.

$25 per attendee. 

Limit of 15 attendees per class. Registration is required.


iNaturalist Training Webinar Recording Available

Watch the recording here. 

This virtual training was offered in partnership with Pace University, the Ridgefield Conservation Commission, and Woodcock Nature Center and focuses on how to use the iNaturalist app to identify local flora and fauna. Geared towards adults that are new to iNaturalist or need a refresher, this webinar recording shows viewers how to upload observations and join projects, along with troubleshooting tips and how to view the identifications generated by iNaturalist. Led by Mike Rubbo, Clinical Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Science at Pace University, and Sarah Breznen, Education Director at Woodcock Nature Center.

Download the free iNaturalist app for iPhone or Google Play

Email us with any questions.