Piedmont Wildflower Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

Come and see our native Piedmont grassland at its best!

Free

Fall Nature School

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

Back by popular demand...We’re offering another semester of Nature School this fall! Each class will include a structured learning activity on a particular topic and an exploratory nature walk...

Free

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

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 successional fields, meadows, lake edges, and forest. Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children 12 and up, accompanied by an adult Weather policy: Rain or shine except in case […]

Free

Creatures of the Night

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

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 cicadas and birds. Then we will take a gentle walk through fields and woods to look for nocturnal animals. Late summer is an ideal time to observe several species of […]

Free

Mushrooms with Mayor Nevill

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

Join mushroom expert Mayor Carter Nevill and Executive Director Bert Harris on a walk in the woods to find and identify as many species of mushrooms as we can.

Free

Nature Camp for Grownups

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

This August we are offering our first ever weekend-long Nature Camp for Grownups.

$140 – $155

Walk with a Naturalist

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

Join us for a walk on our trails with one our naturalists.

Free

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

Novice and experienced birders will enjoy this guided 1-2 mile hike...

Free

Piedmont Polliwogs

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

Piedmont Polliwogs is a monthly pre-K program...

Free

Summer Book Club: World of Wonders

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

This summer, we will read and discuss the essay collection World of Wonders...

Free

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

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.

Free

NABA Butterfly Count

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

We look forward to hosting our 26th annual butterfly count and celebrating our 19th year in collaboration with the North American Butterfly Association.

Free

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

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.

Free

Butterfly Identification Workshop & Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

Join us to learn about butterfly biology and identification. Dr. Bert Harris will give a short presentation followed by a guided walk around the field station to look for butterflies (and dragonflies). All skill levels welcome! Cost: $10; $8 for Friends of Clifton Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied by an adult […]

Free

Dragonfly Count

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

Join us for our first annual Dragonfly Count!

Free

Bird Walk

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

Novice and experienced birders will enjoy this guided 1-2 mile hike...

Free

Walk With A Naturalist

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton

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 amble and explore and see what we can find! Cost: Free! Age: Adults and children 12 and up, accompanied by an adult Weather policy: Date and time subject to change dependent […]

Free