Firefly Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Who doesn’t love fireflies? Many of us have fond memories of catching fireflies or watching a magical light show on a summer evening. But why do fireflies flash? What do […]

Sold Out $5.00 – $10.00

Plant Family Identification Workshop

The Clifton Institute 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 […]

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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 14 - Oct 14
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 12 and up, accompanied by an adult. Weather policy: Date and time subject to change dependent on weather. Please check your email for updates […]

Bobolink Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us for a visit to an active Bobolink nesting colony in partnership with our friends at Virginia Working Landscapes! Bobolinks are unique and beautiful birds that select hay fields […]

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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 14 - Oct 14
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 […]

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 […]

Walk with a Naturalist

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 […]

Young Scientists Research Experience (June 19 – 23)

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

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Come walk the property with one of our staff to look for birds! Please bring binoculars if you have them. Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children 12 and up, accompanied […]

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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 14 - Oct 14
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 […]

Third Annual Dragonfly Count

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us for our third 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, […]

Young Explorers Camp (June 26 – 30)

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

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

$95.00

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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 14 - Oct 14
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 […]

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 […]

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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 14 - Oct 14
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 […]

Young Naturalists Camp: Session 1 (July 10 – 14)

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Each day at Young Naturalists camp, children will explore the field station with our naturalists and learn about the plants and animals that live in the northern Virginia Piedmont. Each […]

$215.00

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us for a bird walk around the property! Birders of all levels welcome. Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied by an adult. Weather policy: […]

Summer 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 […]

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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 14 - Oct 14
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 […]

Young Naturalists Camp: Session 2 (July 17 – 21)

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Each day at Young Naturalists camp, children will explore the field station with our naturalists and learn about the plants and animals that live in the northern Virginia Piedmont. Each […]

$215.00

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 […]

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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 14 - Oct 14
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 14 - Oct 14
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 14 - Oct 14
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 14 - Oct 14
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 14 - Oct 14
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 14 - Oct 14
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 […]

Nature Camp for Grownups

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Hey grownups! Have you ever wished you could go to summer camp? Well, now you can! This August we are offering our third annual weekend-long Nature Camp for Grownups. Now […]

Get Tickets $125.00 – $150.00

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Open-access Day for Friends of the Clifton Institute

Event time: Jan 14 - Oct 14
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 […]