Early Birders – Falls Ridge Preserve

June 20, 2018

Wednesday, 4:30-6:00pm

Falls Ridge Nature Preserve. Lead by New River Land Trust Conservation Coordinator and birder Allison Tillett Brown. Practice birding by ear and spot for Wood thrush, Vireos and Scarlet Tanager.

RSVP required for all events. Please email conservation@newriverlandtrust.org to reserve your family’s spot.

 

 

Early Birders – Raptor Encounter

June 7, 2018

Thursday, 4:30-6:00pm

Raptor Encounter at St. Mary’s Church. Join Master Naturalist and Master Falconer Shane Brandes and Master Naturalist Tricia Easterling for a raptor presentation and falcon meet and greet.

RSVP required for all events. Please email conservation@newriverlandtrust.org to reserve your family’s spot.

 

 

Early Birders – SEEDS Nature Center

May 21, 2018

Monday, 4:30-5:30pm

SEEDS Nature Center Lead by Master Naturalist and SEEDS Volunteer Ann Rairdon. Come learn the joys and skills of backyard birding right in the heart of town!

RSVP required for all events. Please email conservation@newriverlandtrust.org to reserve your family’s spot.

 

 

Early Birders – Heritage Park

May 9, 2018

Mist Netting at Heritage Park, Wednesday – 3:00-4:30pm

Join the Sewall Lab from Virginia Tech as Professor Kendra Sewall and graduate student Sam Lane demonstrate field work techniques.

RSVP required for all events. Please email conservation@newriverlandtrust.org to reserve your family’s spot.

 

 

Outdoor Family Class – Creative Movement

April 28, 2018

Roll like a log, soar like a bird and scamper like a mouse! Join dance artist Rachel Rugh for an engaging creative movement workshop at the Nature Play Space in Heritage Park. Drawing inspiration from the rhythms of the natural world around us, we will create noisemakers to accompany our dancing as we explore all the fun and fantastic ways people can move. We will gather at the Glade Road parking lot. The class is FREE, but registration is required. To save your spot, please email youthoutreach@newriverlandtrust.org

April 28, 2018
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Heritage Park—2300 Glade Road
Ages 3 – 8+ and their families