Become a Beach Ambassador in 2016!

Learn more from present volunteers on May 12th, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Contact for location. Do you love the beach – its wildlife, scenery, plants, shells and saltwater? Do you want to share your love and knowledge with others? If so, … [Continue reading]

A Chat with the Founder of GreenTown USA

For the April meeting of our book club, we spoke by Skype with Daniel Wallach, the Executive Director of Greensburg GreenTown, a non-profit organization that led the sustainable rebuilding of an entire town following a devastating tornado. Listen to … [Continue reading]

Sustainability is the Topic for April’s Book Club Meeting

Spring is a time of renewal and hope, as is our topic for April. We are reading Green Town U.S.A.: The Handbook for America’s Sustainable Future by Thomas J. Fox this month. It’s the story of Greensburg, Kansas, which was almost completely leveled … [Continue reading]

Fun at Summer in Winter!

What is the best thing about winter break? Some kids might say, no school!, but dozens willingly flocked back to school for nature discovery and learning during Goldenrod Foundation's Summer in Winter festival at Plymouth South High School where we … [Continue reading]

Book Club Choice for March – A Humorous Look at Extinction

In March, Goldenrod Foundation's Nature, Conservation and Environment Book Club tackles the topic of extinction. We will read Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine (1992) and the following selections from American Earth: … [Continue reading]

O is for Osprey: A Conservation Success Story

  The third presentation in our winter speaker series, Making Waves in Coastal Conservation, features Dorie Stolley, Goldenrod Foundation’s Program Manager, who will speak about a familiar Plymouth summer resident: the Osprey or fish … [Continue reading]

Jan. 30: High School Students and Conservation in Connecticut

The Audubon WildLife Guards: A Coastal Stewardship and Youth Conservation Training Program Join us for the second presentation in our winter speaker series, Making Waves in Coastal Conservation, featuring Corrie Folsom-O'Keefe, Coordinator of … [Continue reading]

Speaker Series to Begin on January 16

It’s time again for the annual speaker series: Making Waves in Coastal Conservation. Experts will present innovative ideas, exemplary projects and new technologies involving coastal wildlife, water and habitat conservation. There is no cost, and all … [Continue reading]

Off to a Good Start with a New Year’s Day Birding Trip

This year's New Year's Day birding trip on Plymouth Long Beach didn't disappoint. The weather was beautiful; in fact, it was a balmy 42 degrees with partial sunshine and a brisk wind. Our group of nine eager birders walked from the Goldenrod field … [Continue reading]

Book Club Begins in January

The inaugural meeting of the Nature, Environment and Conservation Book Club will be on Monday, January 11, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Plymouth. Meetings will be held each month on the second Monday at the same time. To sign up for the book … [Continue reading]