Tag along with our experienced paddle leaders for a kayak tour of Hoffler Creek before catching the sunset over the Monitor-Merrimac bridge-tunnel from the water of the James River.
Join us for our first Early Bird Paddle of 2016 before your July 4th cook out!
Get into the preserve before the general public for some early morning birding. This month's walk corresponds with the day's low tide and should reveal some great wading birds and other waterfowl!
A little help can go a long way when you pitch in to give us a hand around the Preserve.
Join local forester, Mike Aherron, for a fun and informative hike around the Preserve.
Denise Tomlinson of Bat World Hampton Roads will be presenting LIVE BATS followed by a nighttime NATURE WALK around Hoffler Creek!
Join us for our first guided paddle since the Summer Solstice!
Paddle out on Lake Ballard with a guide by the light of the moon!
What better way to shake off the end of a school year than a relaxing paddle here at Hoffler Creek!
Join Dr. Jessica Thompson on our Oyster Pier for a sneak peek at some of our most elusive residents!
Get up close to some of 'Turtle Man' Garland Butler's half-shelled friends!
Join us on our last Early Bird Walk before summer. (This photo of belted kingfisher by Earl Blackaby via Tumblr.)
Our first guided paddle on Hoffler Creek in 2016! Catch some amazing late spring birding and the sunset over the James river!
Get your Virginia Boating Safety Card here with us before the new rules kick in, July 1st.
We'll get out on Lake Ballard during our first group paddle of the 2016 year!
We're bringing our exhibit to Ghent, for this amazing event. Come see our exhibit and check out jewelry, pottery, paintings, and more from over 130 artists - all while supporting Hope House!
Join us on our May Early Bird Walk for a chance to spot Common Yellowthroat like the one pictured above, wearing his 'bandit' mask (photo by Cephas via WikiCommons).
Join us at our creekside lab for your chance to see some of our more reclusive residents up close!
Come join us for a visit by Pearl and Jimmy Beamer of Sacred Friends Wildlife Rehabilitation when they bring McCaw, a red-tailed hawk, and Houdini, a barred owl, for a presentation on the conflict between wildlife and our communities. Come learn what humane solutions are available and how you can help!
Join your local forester for a stroll around Lake Ballard to learn about our spring bloomers and the importance plants native to our region!
Join us for our first Early Bird Walk of the Spring!
Local naturalist, Vickie Shufer, will show us how to forage around the Preserve. Participants will enjoy a spring-green salad with what we find!
Join us for a presentation by FrogWatchUSA and stay for a special nighttime tour of the Preserve to listen for our hopping friends!
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Join us March 19th as we hop into spring with a day of family activities!
Join local birding enthusiasts for our last Early Bird Walk of the winter!
Join local birding enthusiasts to spot local and migratory birds here this winter!
This year's theme is America's Beauties - Celebrating Native Plants. Be sure to stop by our display to say hi and check out our Family Membership Special!
Keep your clothes on - its the trees that have gone bare! Join us here, fully dressed, for a walk around the Preserve with our local forester, Mike Aherron.