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Nature School

Event time: Sep 7 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We’re offering another year of Nature School! Each class will include a structured learning activity on a particular topic and an exploratory nature walk. For example, in the past we […]

$145 – $180
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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 8 - Oct 15
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 […]

Volunteer Day: Invasive removal

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Cost: Free! Age:  Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied by an adult. Weather policy: Date and time subject to change dependent on weather. Please check your email for […]

Native Seed Collection and Propagation Workshop

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Collecting and propagating native seeds is a great way to help spread native plant populations, add 100% native species to your gardens, and learn about the native plants in your […]

Currently full Free

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Both beginner and experienced birders will enjoy this guided 1-2 mile hike to look for the many species of birds that can be found on the field station. We will […]

Recurring

Piedmont Polliwogs

Event time: Sep 8 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Piedmont Polliwogs is a monthly program for pre-K children that includes a lesson on a different topic every month, story time and short nature walk. As of fall 2022, we […]

$75 – $90

Winter Sparrow Workshop

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

** This event will be held over Zoom ** Every season brings its own challenges for birdwatching. In winter similar-looking sparrows can be hard to tell apart and birding by […]

Get Tickets $8.00 – $10.00
Recurring

Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 8 - Oct 15
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 […]

Volunteer day: Native seed collecting

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us to collect and clean seeds of native grasses and wildflowers for use in our grassland restoration programs. Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied […]

Walk with a Naturalist

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us for a walk on our trails with one our naturalists. Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied by an adult. Bring: Please bring binoculars. […]

Recurring

Nature School

Event time: Sep 7 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We’re offering another year of Nature School! Each class will include a structured learning activity on a particular topic and an exploratory nature walk. For example, in the past we […]

$145 – $180

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Both beginner and experienced birders will enjoy this guided 1-2 mile hike to look for the many species of birds that can be found on the field station. We will […]

Volunteer Day: Invasive removal

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied by an adult. Weather policy: Date and time subject to change dependent on weather. Please check your email for […]

Riverside Plant Walk at Riverside Preserve

Riverside Preserve 8150 Leeds Manor Road, Marshall, VA

Join Dr. Bert Harris of The Clifton Institute to explore the special plants and animals of Fauquier County's Riverside Preserve!  This beautiful park protects a fascinating variety of habitats, from […]

Spooky Blacklight Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Did you know that flying squirrels glow pink? Or that some lichens fluoresce chartreuse or orange? We are still discovering the hidden world of fluorescence—plants, animals, fungi, and minerals that […]

Currently full Free

Volunteer Day: Native seed collection

6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us to collect and clean seeds of native grasses and wildflowers for use in our grassland restoration programs. Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied […]

Recurring

Nature School

Event time: Sep 7 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We’re offering another year of Nature School! Each class will include a structured learning activity on a particular topic and an exploratory nature walk. For example, in the past we […]

$145 – $180
Recurring

Nature Club

Event time: Sep 3 - Jan 1
6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Over 9 sessions beginning in September and running through May, the members of Nature Club will work together to create a map of an uncharted piece of the Clifton Institute […]

$72 – $90

Nature Journaling Meetup and Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

From Co-Director Eleanor Harris: Nature journaling is my favorite hobby, a great way to spend time outside, and a powerful tool for learning about nature. I want to help develop […]

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied by an adult. Weather policy: Date and time subject to change dependent on weather. Please check your email for […]

Recurring

Piedmont Polliwogs

Event time: Sep 8 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Piedmont Polliwogs is a monthly program for pre-K children that includes a lesson on a different topic every month, story time and short nature walk. As of fall 2022, we […]

$75 – $90

Walk With A Naturalist

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us for a walk on our trails with one our naturalists. Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied by an adult. Weather policy: Date and […]

Family Nature Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Families with children in grades K-8 are invited to come along as we explore the field station. This program is a wonderful opportunity for families to explore nature together. We […]

Recurring

Nature School

Event time: Sep 7 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We’re offering another year of Nature School! Each class will include a structured learning activity on a particular topic and an exploratory nature walk. For example, in the past we […]

$145 – $180

Starry Story Time and Bonfire

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

When was the last time you stargazed while someone told you a story? We’ll take advantage of the long nights to learn a few winter constellations and Education Associate Bridget […]

Currently full Free
Recurring

Nature School

Event time: Sep 7 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We’re offering another year of Nature School! Each class will include a structured learning activity on a particular topic and an exploratory nature walk. For example, in the past we […]

$145 – $180

Recurring

Nature Club

Event time: Sep 3 - Jan 1
6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Over 9 sessions beginning in September and running through May, the members of Nature Club will work together to create a map of an uncharted piece of the Clifton Institute […]

$72 – $90

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Cost: Free! Age: All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Weather policy: Date and time subject to change dependent on weather. Please check your email for updates […]

Recurring

Piedmont Polliwogs

Event time: Sep 8 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Piedmont Polliwogs is a monthly program for pre-K children that includes a lesson on a different topic every month, story time and short nature walk. As of fall 2022, we […]

$75 – $90

Beginner Grass Identification Workshop

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

At first glance, it might seem like grasses all look the same and that they don't offer the same beauty that showy flowers do. But we think it's worth taking […]

Get Tickets $8.00 – $10.00