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POSTPONED: The Wildlife and Connecticut’s Changing Landscape

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Postponed: due to widespread power outages, this program is postponed. We will share a new date when we have one. (Updated 8/5/20)

The “Wildlife and Connecticut’s Changing Landscape” presentation provides a brief natural history of Connecticut, addresses the current state of wildlife in the state, including a discussion of major species, factors affecting their habitats, challenges we face in managing them, and provides suggestions for what people can do to make a difference.

Presenter: Paul Colburn is a 2015 graduate of the Master Wildlife Conservationist Program (MWCP) and a certified Master Wildlife Conservationist (MWC). The MWCP is a Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) adult education program that trains volunteers in the fields of wildlife management, natural history and interpretation.  Mr. Colburn has provided over 230 wildlife presentations across the state and participated in several wildlife research projects. He offers MWC presentations on Black Bears, Bobcats, Eastern Coyote, Fisher, White-tailed Deer and a natural history of Connecticut dating back to 1650.  Mr. Colburn is an avid outdoorsman, a graduate of Wesleyan University and served honorably in the United States Army.

Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the event.


Wednesday, August 5, 2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm