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This 62-acre sanctuary includes 3 miles of trails, a native plants courtyard, a bird and butterfly garden, 12 dioramas of nature displays, and the Discovery Room and EcoResource Room, that feature books, puzzles, games, and displays of local small animals. The Animal Hall and outdoor bird cages house "species ambassadors" of wildlife that cannot be released due to their injuries, including owls and hawks, as well as a collection of teaching animals, such as snakes, ferrets, amphibians and a rabbit. The Mary Eason Swett Wildlife Care and Rehabilitation Program is one of the largest in Connecticut to accept and rehabilitate injured wildlife. Programs include nature walks, canoe trips, hands-on activities, and live animal programs.

Location: PO Box 165, 10 Woodside Lane, Westport Connecticut 06881 Telephone 203-227-7253

Other Wildlife Viewing nearby:
(Fishkill) A Cat's Place Veterinary Hospital
(Fairfield) All Creatures Great and Small Animal Hospital
(Belleville) Amity Animal Clinic
(Cromwell) Amy's Udder Joy Exotic Animal Farm
(West Haven) Angel Animal Hospital
(Bayonne) Animal Clinic of Bayonne

03/23 Coming to The Westport area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.
Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.