The Connecticut College Arboretum provides a welcome connection with the natural world, offering opportunities for teaching, research, conservation, recreation and public education.

The Arboretum is open to the public seven days a week from dawn to dusk.

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Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home

This spring, the Arboretum will present four screenings of an important new documentary film that flips the landscaping paradigm by raising awareness about the critical role native plants play in the survival and vitality of local ecosystems. Join in a lively discussion after the 90-minute film. Admission is free. Upcoming screenings:

Wednesday, March 1, 6 to 8 p.m.
New London Public Library, Community Room, 63 Huntington Street (co-sponsored by New London Beautification Committee)

Thursday, April 27, 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
Cragin Memorial Library, Norton Room, 8 Linwood Avenue, Colchester CT (co-sponsored by Colchester Garden Club and Community Wildlife Habitat of Colchester)

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