10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.
On Saturday, June 4, 2011 from 9AM take a two hour hike beginning at the Ansonia Nature Center. Guest naturalists, Peter and Barbara Rzasa will lead the hike. Appropritate for ages five through adult. The Ansonia Nature and Recreation Center and the Connecticut Forest and Park Association are sponsoring a free hike during which participants will experience the fragrances of field and forest on Connecticut Trails Day. Stems leaves, roots, and fruit of many plants produce a variety of fragrances ranging from the sweet smells of spice bush and sweet birch to that of bitter chokecherry and putrid skunk cabbage. Hikers will searcch for other fragrant plants such as sassafras, sweet fern, wild garlic, ginger and sweet cicely. Call to register in advance.