Weekend Nature Programs

 Join us for a series of interactive and engaging educational  programs about science and nature. Programs may include a presentation, outdoor exploration on our grounds, a lively discussion and a short hike and/or a hands-on activity. 

  • These programs are suggested for adults and families with children over the age of five unless otherwise noted.

  • Admission: Museum Members: $5/Adults, $3/Children - Not-yet-Members: $8/Adults, $6/Children

  • Enjoy FREE same day admission to the Wildlife Education Center after paid attendance for a Weekend Program. Pre-registration is not required.

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Spring Wildflowers
    Saturday, May 18 at 10am      Wildlife Education Center

The weather is warm and the wildflowers are in bloom! We’ll start our morning adventure in the garden outside the Wildlife Education Center followed by a stroll through fields and forests full of wildflowers where Environmental Educators will be on hand to help identify flowers along the way!

 

 

 

Ladybug Release
Saturday, June 8 at 10am      Outdoor DISCOVERY Center

Learn about ladybugs and how helpful they are. After a short presentation, we will release native ladybugs into the fields and gardens.



                 

          


Nature Photography
Sunday, June 23 at 10am   
Outdoor DISCOVERY Center

Learn the basics of this engaging hobby from our very own Stephen Sussmann. He’ll show you some of the hidden gems on the property and some of his favorite subjects.


 

Dazzling Dragonflies
      Saturday, July 13 at 10am      Outdoor Discovery Center

Join us for an illustrated presentation and learn all about dragonflies and damselflies including anatomy, life cycle and feeding habits.  Then we’ll walk the fields to net and identify these jewels before releasing them back to their habitat.



 

Turtles
Saturday, August 3 at 10am
Outdoor Discovery Center

Can you imagine carrying your house everywhere you go? Come meet some turtles up close and learn how they live and move