Environment and Science



ARBO Project
A Connecticut College student-designed and developed environmental education program in the Arboretum. Connecticut College students lead groups of children, youth, or adults on tours through the Arboretum while engaging in a hands-on educational activity.

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 
Located in Mystic, CT, the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is a combination wildlife sanctuary, natural history museum, and educational facility highlighting the habitats of southeastern Connecticut. Our mission is to inspire and nurture appreciation and scientific understanding of the natural world and foster a personal environmental ethic.

FRESH New London
FRESH is a small non-profit organization dedicated to building a sustainable, accessible, and healthy local food system. We engage all members of the New London County community through our five-acre vegetable farm, urban community garden, farmshare program, mobile farmers’ market, and outreach initiatives.

Mystic Aquarium
Connecticut's number-one tourist attraction offers many displays, education programs and research programs. Connecticut College students work in the animal care and research division, assist in research projects and teach the public.

New London Parks Conservancy
A public-private partnership dedicated to park restoration, preservation, beautification, maintenance, usage and the safety of New London’s park system.

Save Ocean Beach, Inc.
An organization dedicated to the preservation and restoration of Ocean Beach Park. Connecticut College students participate in special projects in groups to plant trees, restore the grounds, do clean-ups, etc.

OVCS Contact Information:

Phone:
860-439-2458
Fax:
860-439-5408
Email ovcs@conncoll.edu

 

OVCS
College Center at Crozier-Williams
Box 5323
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196

 

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