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 and build a trail that runs through it. The project will culminate in an unveiling party for the new trail led by the students themselves.  […]

$72 – $90

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 and build a trail that runs through it. The project will culminate in an unveiling party for the new trail led by the students themselves.  […]

$72 – $90

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 and build a trail that runs through it. The project will culminate in an unveiling party for the new trail led by the students themselves.  […]

$72 – $90

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 by an adult. Weather policy: Date and time subject to change dependent on weather. Please check your email for updates on the morning of the […]

Free
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 and build a trail that runs through it. The project will culminate in an unveiling party for the new trail led by the students themselves.  […]

$72 – $90

Native Plant Sale

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 fall 2019 we have been collecting seeds of native grassland plants from around the area, which means in addition to being native they are of […]

Recurring

Nature Club

Event time: Jan 1 - 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 and build a trail that runs through it. The project will culminate in an unveiling party for the new trail led by the students themselves.  […]

$72.00 – $90.00

Volunteer Day: Invasive Species Removal

6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Invasive plant species crowd out native plants and provide little to no food for native animals. This year we are trying to tackle some of the Multiflora Rose in our forests and we need your help! Please bring work gloves and clippers if you have them. Age: Adults only and children ages 12 and up, […]

Free

NABA Butterfly Count

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 our 27th annual butterfly count and celebrate our 20th year contributing our data to NABA. Butterfly enthusiasts of all levels of experience are welcome! If […]

Free

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 of nest losses from cutting the hay early in the summer. We should enjoy views of adults and fledglings and hear their wonderful song that […]

Free

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 plants, learning their families can provide a useful framework to help organize all the species rattling around in your brain. Whatever level you’re at, learning […]

Free

Patterns in Nature Classes and Crafts

6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Join us for this exciting series of programs all about patterns in nature! Mathematical patterns are all around us, in plants, animals, and even fungi! Knowing where to find them and why they're there can make being outside in nature even more fun. On each of three consecutive Thursdays, co-director Eleanor Harris, Ph.D., will give […]

$25.00 – $30.00

Family Nature Walk

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 in the landscape and migrating birds. This program is a wonderful opportunity for families to explore nature together. We pick a different trail to explore […]

Free

Octobird Fest: Winter Bird Identification

6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Every October we offer a series of programs all about birds: Octobird Fest! Whether you come to one program or all three, you'll learn a lot about the amazing birds that call Virginia home. The first program in the series is a winter bird identification workshop on Zoom. Every season brings its own challenges for […]

$8.00 – $10.00

Nature Club

6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA

Come on out for our Nature Club! You’ll have the opportunity to explore the field station, learn about local plants and animals, and spend time with like-minded, nature-loving peers. Bring your friends! Cost: $10 ($8 for Friends of Clifton) Age: Youth grades 6-12; this program is drop off only Weather policy: Date and time subject to […]

$8.00 – $10.00