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Kellogg Environmental Center

500 Hawthorne Avenue
Derby, Connecticut

Link to Kellogg Environmental Center 

The Kellogg Environmental Center is a place for teachers, students, families and community leaders to learn about and experience the natural environment.

General Public: As part of the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, the Kellogg Environmental Center offers workshops, exhibits, nature activities, and lectures for the general public. Through hands-on programs, families can enjoy learning about nature and the environment. Throughout the year, the Center offers special weekend programs, nature walks, and family workshops.

Teachers: The Kellogg Environmental Center offers a variety of educator workshops on a wide variety of environmental topics.  In addition, the Center facilitates workshops on award-winning, national environmental curricula including Project Learning Tree; Project WILD; Project WET; Project FeederWatch; Aquatic WILD; and Food, Land and People.  Environmental education workshops and student activities are correlated to the state and national curriculum standards.

Students: The Kellogg Environmental Center's inquiry-based field studies cover many topics and are appropriate for students in grades four through twelve. 

Kellogg Listserv
Subscribe to the Kellogg listserv to receive announcements of and invitations to interpretive hikes, museum programs, conservation education programs and other events at the Kellogg Environmental Center and Osborne Homestead Museum by e-mail.
To subscribe to the listserv:
  1. Compose an email to from the email address you wish to have added. 
  2. Leave the subject line blank and in the body of the message type:  
    Subscribe DEEP_Kellogg YourFirstName YourLastName
    (Substitute your first and last name here.)

    If you have an e-mail signature, header, and/or footer set up to be automatically included in emails, you will need to delete these before sending the subscribe request.
  3. You will receive an e-mail confirmation request. Follow the directions to confirm your email address.  
  4. You will then receive an e-mail that you have successfully subscribed to the listserv.
To unsubscribe from the listserv:
  1. Compose an e-mail to
  2. Leave the subject line blank and in the body of the message type:
    Signoff DEEP_Kellogg
  3. Requests to unsubscribe must be sent from the same email account used when subscribing to the email list. 
  4. You will then receive an e-mail that you have successfully unsubscribed from the listserv.
If you experience difficulty in subscribing or unsubscribing to the Kellogg ListServ, please email or call 203-734-2513.

For more information, please email us or call (203) 734-2513.

Content Last Updated June 2021