Our annual meeting is held each year. All members are invited to attend the Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust Annual Meeting. A review of the past year’s accomplishments in the areas of education, community outreach, fundraising, land preservation and stewardship is presented by Flanders’ executive staff and members of the Board of Directors. In addition, the highest volunteer recognition award, the Warren J. Upson Volunteer Of The Year Award is presented, recognizing a volunteer who is distinguished by meritorious service on behalf of Flanders. Every year we have a special guest speaker.
March – at the Woodbury Emergency Services Building on Quassuk Road. Bring the family and enjoy all you can eat pancakes and sausages with all the fixings, including Flanders very own maple syrup! Adults $7/ Children 5 – 11 $5/ Children under 5 free.
May – Capturing the sights, sounds, and smells of a real New England Farm, Flanders’ Farm Day is an annual favorite for families! Get ready for a full day of fun with lots of “hands on” activities for the whole family. There will be farm animals to visit, hay rides, entertainment and demonstrations, great food and unique venders! This year we are launching our new “Flanders Farm Olympics” event where family members can compete in farm related activities for a chance to win prizes! A full day of celebrating the farming life and an experience to remember! Admission is only $6 per person with ages 3 and under free. All proceeds help support Flanders mission to acquire, preserve, and manage land; and use the land to promote the understanding and appreciation of nature, art, and the environment. Like us on Facebook to keep up with all the details on this special day!
Flanders’ Forest Fairies & Woodland Wizards Festival
July – Magical houses of forest faeries and woodland wizards will enchant the trails and grounds of Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust, 5 Church Hill Road, in July at the Flanders annual Forest Faeries & Woodland Wizards Festival. There will be faerie house displays , music, entertainment, activities, vendors and great food. Admission to the festival is $6 per person/ Children 2 and under are admitted free. The proceeds from the event benefit Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust programming.
Holiday Artisan Marketplace
November – December – Our Van Vleck house is decked out in festive style and was a popular destination for shoppers seeking out “one of a kind” handcrafted gifts for the special people on their shopping list. Proceeds from the marketplace benefited local artisans and Flanders land conservation and educational programs.