Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center

The Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center is a 2000-acre forest, native wildlife garden and nature center. Students, scouts and campers can take part in educational ecology-based programs to learn about the natural world. Children learn in the classroom and on hikes about plants, birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. They can explore various habitats in grasslands, forests and ponds. Educational programs vary by season. Workshops are tailored to various ages and interests from the available habitats at the Center.
  
Contact Info 
Address: 23 Potter Rd., Hampton, CT 06247. Windham County. Tel: 860-455-9534. Email: JParda@ctwoodlands.org. Website: www.ct.gov/deep/Goodwin. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info 
Grades: Pre-K-12th Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee/Free. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SCOUT MERIT BADGE ACHIEVEMENT IN: Science.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue