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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us for a bird walk around the field station! Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children accompanied by an adult. Weather policy: Rain or shine except in case of extreme weather (e.g. thunderstorm or significant snow fall). COVID-19 Information: This program will be entirely outdoors (an outside porta potty will be available). Please do not […]

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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Volunteer Day: Invasive Species Removal

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Invasive plant species crowd out native plants and provide little to no food for native animals. Come help us remove them to make the field station habitat the best it can be! Led by Habitat Specialist Andrew Eberly. All levels of experience welcome. Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied by […]

Riverside Insect Walk

Riverside Preserve 8150 Leeds Manor Road, Marshall, VA

We're partnering with Fauquier County Parks and Recreation and heading to the beautiful Riverside Preserve for an insect walk! Co-Director Bert Harris will be leading this event. The walk will meet at the lower parking lot of Riverside Preserve. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is through FCPS: https://tinyurl.com/4rbwse42 Cost: $12 […]

Clifton Dragonfly Count 2024

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED BUT WE WOULD LOVE TO HAVE YOU JOIN US! PLEASE EMAIL BHARRIS@CLIFTONINSTITUTE.ORG if you're interested. Join us for our fourth annual Dragonfly Count! Our goals are to learn which species of dragonflies and damselflies are found in our area, to monitor changes in their populations, and to encourage everyone to learn […]

Young Scientists Research Experience (June 24 – 28th)

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

*If you are registering multiple campers, it is easier if you check-out one at a time (i.e., select +1 ticket, fill out the forms and pay, then go back and +1 again.  For some reason, our website software is bewildered by getting info for 2 people on the same transaction.  Sorry for the inconvenience!* During […]

$350.00
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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Recurring

Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Volunteer Day: Invasive Species Removal

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Invasive plant species crowd out native plants and provide little to no food for native animals. Come help us remove them to make the field station habitat the best it can be! Led by Habitat Specialist Andrew Eberly. All levels of experience welcome. Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied by […]

Recurring

Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Recurring

Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Volunteer Day: Invasive Species Removal

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Invasive plant species crowd out native plants and provide little to no food for native animals. Come help us remove them to make the field station habitat the best it can be! Led by Habitat Specialist Andrew Eberly. All levels of experience welcome. Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied by […]

Young Naturalists Camp: Week 1 (July 8-12)

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

*If you are registering multiple campers, it is easier if you check-out one at a time (i.e., select +1 ticket, fill out the forms and pay, then go back and +1 again.  For some reason, our website software is bewildered by getting info for 2 people on the same transaction.  Sorry for the inconvenience!* Each […]

$215.00
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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us for a bird walk around the field station! Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children accompanied by an adult. Weather policy: Rain or shine except in case of extreme weather (e.g. thunderstorm or significant snow fall). / COVID-19 Information: This program will be entirely outdoors (an outside porta potty will be available). Please do […]

Locust Run Woodland Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We're partnering with the Piedmont chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society for a special walk! This site hosts a nice variety of habitats from rich riparian forest dominated by Tulip Poplar, Ironwood, and Witch Hazel along Locust Run, to open hilly forests. The property was clear-cut approximately 12 years ago, and that disturbance has […]

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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Volunteer Day: Invasive Species Removal

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Invasive plant species crowd out native plants and provide little to no food for native animals. Come help us remove them to make the field station habitat the best it can be! Led by Habitat Specialist Andrew Eberly. All levels of experience welcome. Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied by […]

Young Naturalists Camp: Week 2 (July 15-19)

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

*If you are registering multiple campers, it is easier if you check-out one at a time (i.e., select +1 ticket, fill out the forms and pay, then go back and +1 again.  For some reason, our website software is bewildered by getting info for 2 people on the same transaction.  Sorry for the inconvenience!* At […]

$215.00
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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Butterfly Identification Workshop

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us to learn about butterfly identification and biology. Bert Harris will give a presentation on the identification of common butterflies in our area. We will then take a walk around the field station to look for butterflies (and perhaps some dragonflies as well.) All skill levels welcome! Cost: Free! Age: This program is intended […]

Creatures of The Night

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us to look and listen for creatures of the night! Summer is an ideal time to observe several species of katydids, crickets, cicadas and birds. We will also look for beavers, reptiles and amphibians, and other animals! Back at the farm house we will see what kinds of moths and beetles we can attract […]

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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

2024 NABA Butterfly Count

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Every year community scientists help count the butterflies in 15-mile-diameter circles all around the country and contribute their data to the North American Butterfly Association. This summer we will host our 29th annual butterfly count and celebrate our 22nd year contributing our data to NABA. Butterfly enthusiasts of all levels of experience are welcome! If […]

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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Recurring

Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Recurring

Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Recurring

Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]

Recurring

Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 13 - Oct 12
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own every Saturday from mid-January to mid-October. You can become a Friend of Clifton with a minimum annual donation of $40. Your support will help us reach our goals of expanding and improving our education, restoration, and research programs this […]