Tag along with an experienced paddle leader for an early morning trip along Hoffler Creek!
Paddle along the Creek with one of our paddle guides as the sun sets!
Kayak along Hoffler Creek with one of our paddle guides as the sun sets!
Tag along with local birding experts for some great birding before the preserve opens to the public!
Every bit goes a long way when you help us maintain the grounds and trails of the preserve each month!
Bring a dish to share and join us as the sun sets at the Preserve!
Stop by to see our display at this volunteer fair in the Lynnhaven area of Virginia Beach!
Join us for a guided paddle along Hoffler Creek before catching the sunset over the Monitor-Merimac from the James River.
Alligators, turtles, and snakes... oh my!
Every bit of help goes a long way when you join us to maintain the preserve's trails and remove invasive plants.
Join us for our August Early Bird Walk for a chance to spot some early migratory songbirds!
Catch the best meteor shower of the year from the water of Lake Ballard!
Join us for a leisurely paddle as the sun rises through the trees of the preserve!
Enjoy a discussion of the preserve's history and natural wonders on this Members' Only walk through the preserve.
Join us as Vickie Shufer leads us around the preserve to forage for sweet summer treats.
FrogWatchUSA will present training to become a citizen scientist volunteer while teaching about the importance of and threats to the amphibian species of the world. The evening will end with a rare, night-time walk around the preserve as the weather allows. $5/person.
Online registration is no longer available but you can still come! Register at the door.
Kayak around Lake Ballard after the sun goes down. Explore the lake with a guide by the light of a full moon. Afterward, enjoy snacks and drinks by a fire. Advanced registration required. Call 757-686-8684. $35/person non-members, $20/person HCWF Members.
Take a guided paddle down Hoffler Creek as the sun goes down. Space is limited. Advanced registration required. Call 757-686-8684 . $35/person non-members, $20/person HCWF Members.
Join local forester, Mike Aherron, for a fun and informative hike around the Preserve.
A little help can go a long way when you pitch in to give us a hand around the Preserve.
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!
Join us for our first Early Bird Paddle of 2016 before your July 4th cook out!
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.
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!
Every bit of help goes a long way when you help us maintain the preserve's trails and remove invasive plants.
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!