Piedmont Polliwogs

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Piedmont Polliwogs is a monthly pre-K program that includes an outdoor story time and short nature walk. Cost: Free! Age: Children ages 2-5, accompanied by a caregiver Weather policy: Rain or shine except […]

Free
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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 […]

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 and experience autumn in Virginia. We’ll explore the woods to look for changes […]

Free

Nature Journaling Meetup and Walk POSTPONED FROM MAY 7

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Please note: this event is the one that was postponed from May 7. No need to re-register if you were already registered. But if you weren't you can sign up […]

Free

Native Plant Sale

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Native plants provide better food for insects, which in turn provide food for birds. You can make a huge difference for wildlife by planting native species on your property. Since […]

Box Turtle Community Science Survey

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We are starting a research project study box turtles. We want to know what habitats they use, what time of year they're most active, how big their territories are and […]

Free

Froggy Friday

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us for an exploration of our trails and vernal pools while we listen for frog calls and look for breeding activity and salamander egg masses. Cost: Free! Age: Adults […]

Free
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: Trail Sign Installation

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Help us finish installing our trail signs! We may also do some light trail maintenance. Please wear good sturdy shoes, and bring shovels and work gloves if you have them. […]

Free

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 12 and up, accompanied by an adult Weather policy: Rain or shine except in […]

Free

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Novice 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 explore […]

Free
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: Plant Propagation

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

It's officially spring, and that means there is a lot to do in our gardens and greenhouse. Help us weed, re-pot, plant, and organize our native plants. All you need […]

Free

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: Trail Construction

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We love adding to our trail system and exploring new parts of the property! Come help us finish our Far Woods trail. Make sure to wear good shoes and work […]

Free

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Novice 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 explore […]

Free
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 […]

Common Plant Family Identification Workshop

6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

If you’re learning to identify plants, learning the common families can really help narrow down your options when you’re faced with an unfamiliar specimen. If you already know a few […]

Free
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: Plant Propagation

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Summer is upon us, and there is a lot to do in our gardens and greenhouse. Help us weed, re-pot, plant, and organize our native plants. All you need to […]

Free

Dragonfly Identification Workshop

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Dragonflies and damselflies are some of the most mysterious and beautiful animals that live at the Clifton Institute, and June is the perfect time to search for them. Join us […]

Free

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 12 and up, accompanied by an adult Weather policy: Rain or shine except in […]

Free

Piedmont Polliwogs Camp

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

During Piedmont Polliwogs camp, your early learner will explore and engage with nature on our beautiful 900-acre field station. We aim to inspire feelings of curiosity and wonder for the […]

$95.00

Bobolink Walk

6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us for a visit to an active Bobolink nesting colony! Bobolinks are unique and beautiful birds that select hay fields for nesting. Sadly, they are declining as a result […]

Free

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Novice 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 explore […]

Free
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 […]

Native Garden Tour

Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility 800 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton

Join us for a tour of native gardens of various sizes and styles around Warrenton. We hope that seeing these gardens will give you some inspiration of what and how […]

Free

Second Annual Dragonfly Count

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

LAST MINUTE REGISTRATION: Contact Bert at bharris@cliftoninstitute.org  if you'd like to join the count. Join us for our second annual Dragonfly Count! Our goals are to learn which species of […]

Free

Young Scientists Research Experience

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

During this unique experience, students will explore and carry out their own research project. Young Scientists will engage in inquiry-based, hands-on learning as they develop their own research questions, collect […]

$350.00

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 […]