Education Volunteer Training – Spring Field Trips

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

More than a thousand K-12 students visit the Clifton Institute on field trips each year. Our goal is to get students outside, engaging with plants and animals, and learning that […]

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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 […]

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us for a morning of birding at the field station. Led by expert birders. Includes a mile or two of slow walking over varied terrain. Please bring water/snacks as […]

Volunteer Day: Phenology Trail

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Help us get our phenology trail ready for spring! Please bring water, gardening gloves if desired, and appropriate dress for the weather. Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children ages 12 […]

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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 […]

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Nature School : 2023-24

Event time: Sep 6 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We are in our third full year of offering Nature School!  Students meet every other Wednesday from September through May to learn about different natural history subjects through hands-on research, […]

$235 – $260

Woodcock Watch

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

The American Woodcock is one of our stealthiest birds, but it’s also one of the most fun to watch when they do show themselves. On early spring evenings, the males […]

Currently full Free
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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 […]

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Nature Club : 2023-24

Event time: Sep 2 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Nature Club is a program where middle and high school students who are interested in the natural world can spend time in a nerd-friendly environment.  If they like bones, insects, […]

$100 – $125
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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 […]

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 […]

Geology of the Piedmont Tour

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

It’s winter and that means that rock season is upon us! This year we thought it would be nice to branch out and check out a whole new geologic province. […]

Currently full 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! May include a mile or two of slow to moderate hiking over varied terrain. Please bring water/snacks as […]

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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 […]

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

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: […]

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Nature School : 2023-24

Event time: Sep 6 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We are in our third full year of offering Nature School!  Students meet every other Wednesday from September through May to learn about different natural history subjects through hands-on research, […]

$235 – $260
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Piedmont Polliwogs : 2023-24

Event time: Sep 14 - 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.  Students get to know each […]

$75 – $90
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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 […]

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

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 […]

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

Recurring

Nature School : 2023-24

Event time: Sep 6 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

We are in our third full year of offering Nature School!  Students meet every other Wednesday from September through May to learn about different natural history subjects through hands-on research, […]

$235 – $260
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Recurring

Nature Club : 2023-24

Event time: Sep 2 - Jan 1
The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Nature Club is a program where middle and high school students who are interested in the natural world can spend time in a nerd-friendly environment.  If they like bones, insects, […]

$100 – $125

Lichen Walk at Riverside Preserve

Riverside Preserve 8150 Leeds Manor Road, Marshall, VA

On this program Executive Director and amateur lichenologist Bert Harris will guide participants on a lichen walk at Riverside Preserve. This county park hosts a fascinating community of lichens on […]

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 […]