Piedmont Polliwogs: Beautiful Butterflies

Piedmont Polliwogs: Beautiful Butterflies

Aug 23, 2019
10:00am – 11:30am

‘Piedmont Polliwogs’ is a free, monthly program for children ages 2-5 (accompanied by a parent/caregiver). Each program will include outdoor story…

Friends of the Clifton Institute Open Access

Friends of the Clifton Institute Open Access

Aug 24, 2019
9:00am – 5:00pm

We invite Friends of the Clifton Institute to come explore the field station on their own on designated days throughout the year. As you walk our trails,…

Bird Walk

Bird Walk

Aug 24, 2019
7:00am – 10:00am

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…

Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night

Aug 31, 2019
7:00pm – 10:00pm

Join Clifton Institute Executive Director Bert Harris to look and listen for creatures of the night! We’ll start by listening to the evening chorus of…

Walk with A Naturalist

Walk with A Naturalist

Sep 7, 2019
9:00am – 11:00am

Join us for a walk on our trails with one our naturalists. Unlike most of our programs, we won’t be looking for anything in particular. Instead we’ll…

Bird Walk

Bird Walk

Sep 11, 2019
7:00am – 10:00am

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…

Bugscaping: Regenerative Landscaping for the 21st Century

Bugscaping: Regenerative Landscaping for the 21st Century

Sep 14, 2019
1:00pm – 3:00pm

The Clifton Institute and Citizens for Fauquier County are partnering to bring you this program. Plants and insects make our terrestrial ecosystems work….

YHikes! Youth Nature Hike

YHikes! Youth Nature Hike

Sep 14, 2019
9:00am – 12:00am

Join us for our monthly Saturday YHikes! (Youth Hikes). Children ages 6 and older are invited to come along as we explore the field station and learn about…

Advanced Bird Banding Class

Advanced Bird Banding Class

Sep 15, 2019 – Sep 19, 2019
12:00pm

This class will be led by Danielle Kacshube from the Institute for Bird Populations and is intended for experienced bird banders. The morning field sessions…

Piedmont Polliwogs: Nature Art- EVENT FULL

Piedmont Polliwogs: Nature Art- EVENT FULL

Sep 27, 2019
10:00am – 11:30am

*EVENT FULL*

‘Piedmont Polliwogs’ is a free, monthly program for children ages 2-5 (accompanied by a parent/caregiver). Each program will include…

Bird Walk

Bird Walk

Sep 28, 2019
7:30am – 10:30am

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…

Colors of Clifton: Preserving the Palette of Autumn

Colors of Clifton: Preserving the Palette of Autumn

Sep 29, 2019
2:00pm – 6:00pm

How can you gently hold onto the grasses, fields and flowers of autumn? How can you keep the warm colors of fall in your home throughout the winter?

Join…

Colors of Clifton: Preserving the Palette of Autumn PART 2

Colors of Clifton: Preserving the Palette of Autumn PART 2

Oct 11, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pm

How can you gently hold onto the grasses, fields and flowers of autumn? How can you keep the warm colors of fall in your home throughout the winter?

This…

Virginia History at Clifton Farm- Homeschool Program

Virginia History at Clifton Farm- Homeschool Program

Oct 30, 2019
9:30am – 12:00pm

There is a lot of history at the Clifton Institute! From Native American culture to the history of enslaved peoples and to agricultural history of Virginia,…