Whether you’re into gardening, cooking, bee-keeping, composting, or raising poultry, our short FREE videos provide the insights you’ll need to dive in with confidence. Many of the cooking videos (and live animal “cams”) are great fun with the kids.
To celebrate Earth Day, the Museum is hosting a special Storytime Live on April 22,
featuring a reading of the beloved children’s book, Dear Children of the Earth by Schim Schimmel, a remarkable letter from Mother Earth asking for help from children everywhere.
Got even a square foot of outdoor space? Celebrate the 50th Earth Day by getting outdoors and planting a pollinator-friendly garden! Pollinators (insects, birds or other animals that move pollen from one plant to another) are responsible for up to 30% of our food supply. Our native pollinator populations are threatened due to pesticide use, habitat loss due to urbanization and suburbanization (lawns are not habitat for pollinators), and climate change. It’s fun and easy for kids to help plant and maintain your garden!
You don’t have to come to Aspetuck Land Trust’s preserves for a nature adventure… look to your own yard! Hunt for invasive plants, celebrate native pollinators, and be on the lookout for any exciting critter hiding under rocks and logs in your own yard!