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Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy

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Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy is a small nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving the world's waterfowl and their habitats through research, education, and conservation action. We provide science education programs that teach concepts of ecology, animal behavior, and conservation using waterfowl as our model.




Programs by Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy

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Avian Ambassadors and Adaptations

With the help of our Avian Ambassadors, students learn all about what makes birds unique! This program covers some of the many amazing adaptations that enable our feathered friends to survive and thrive in their environments. 


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Ducks in Danger

Introduce your students to the wonderful world of waterfowl! Let your students develop personal relationships with our Avian Ambassadors while learning about endangered species, habitat degradation, and what they can do to help their new avian...


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Microplastic Pollution

Join Dr. Colleen Peters as she discusses her research examining microplastic pollution and ingestion within fish. Learn what microplastics are, where they come from, and just how deep in trash we really are!


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What fits the Bill? Take a Dabble into Duck Diets

Put on your goggles and dive into the world of waterfowl! We will investigate what adaptations our birds use to capture what's for dinner.


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Winging it with Waterfowl: Understanding Feathers and Flight!

Soar into the world of birds at LRWC! We will investigate the many funny feathers of the world while learning about birds, wings, feathers, and flight!


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Women in Science

Learn what it takes to be successful in a STEM career by following the journey of our Environmental Scientist from undergraduate to Dr.


More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Science Center/Zoo


Colleen Peters
55 Duck Pond Road
Litchfield CT 06759
United States

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy cover:

Social Studies/History
Language Arts/English