Temperatures are heating up and June's Early Bird Walk is sure to treat as a result!
Join us as Vickie Shufer leads us around the preserve to forage for sweet summer treats.
Summer has begun! What better place is there to be than on the water?
Take advantage of the light from June's full moon for a guided paddle on Lake Ballard with one of our experienced guides.
Tag along with an experienced paddle leader for an early morning kayak tour along Hoffler Creek!
Don't miss this chance to meet Mr. B, a flying squirrel and to learn about their role in our local habitat!
Join us for an up close look at some of the forest's most majestic hunters, presented by Dana Lusher, of Nature's Nanny Wildlife Rehabillitators.
Tag along with local birding enthusiasts and experts for our second early bird walk of the Spring!
Tag along with author, naturalist, and survival expert, Vickie Shufer, for a taste of the spring's wild food offerings!
Join us for a guided, moonlit paddle on Lake Ballard.
Halfway through spring, our second Sunset Paddle of 2017 is sure to be a treat!
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 for our first guided paddle on Lake Ballard under the moonlight in 2017!
Join us for our FIRST sunset paddle of the 2017 kayak season!
Put your money where your mouth is when we team up for a fundraiser with Chipotle Mexican Grill.
Join us for an afternoon of free fun for kids of all ages as we celebrate our local wildlife, winged and not, making the most of the Spring!
All of our prospective paddle guides for the 2017 are invited for a fun and informative evening on the water here!
Join us to learn the basic that each kayak helper or paddle guide need to know for the 2017 summer season.
Join us as we celebrate Spring's approach with a guided sunset tour of the preserve's trails!
Join us to learn all you need to know to start boating in Virginia from our boating guru, Mike Reiss. Required for anyone operating powerboats or PWCs in Virginia waters, participants who complete this course will receive Boater Safety Cards.
Join us for our last Early Bird Walk of the winter to catch our lingering winter-fowl and early migrators alike around Lake Ballard.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING FOR OUR NEXT VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION SOMETIME IN APRIL.
Help us take advantage of a recent grant from the Department of Forestry by removing non-native, invasive plants from our habitat!
Join us at ODU's Webb center to learn about some great ways you can get involved in your community!
Why spend hours waiting for seats at a restaurant on Valentine's weekend when you can bring your sweetie here for wine, goodies, and a romantic guided walk around the preserve under the full moon!
Bundle up for our second Early Bird Walk of Winter, 2017 and tag along with local birding experts and enthusiasts before we open to the public.
Join local birding experts and enthusiasts for our first Early Bird Walk of 2017 to see who's making the preserve their winter resting spot.
New Year’s Day is a great time to start a new tradition—take a hike. Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve will be open from 10 am—4 pm on New Year’s Day. Time in nature with your family will build memories that last a lifetime. Walk off those extra holiday calories and enjoy your fresh New Year.