Summer Weekly Programs

Feature Film June 30, 2016:

More Bird Banding

More Bird Banding

Setting the height of the spotting scope

Setting the height of the spotting scope

Setting a Stepping Stone

Setting a Stepping Stone

A new Stepping Stone

A new Stepping Stone

Owl in Art & Nature

Owl in Art & Nature

Turtle in Art & Nature

Turtle in Art & Nature

Counting baby horseshoe crabs.

Counting baby horseshoe crabs.

Thursday Evenings - OVF's Green Screening

Environmental Film Night

Environmental Film Night

OVF presents feature-length environmental films that are fun for all ages . Evenings at the Island Free Library, Dodge St. - see schedule in the BI Times for times and feature.

 

 

Mondays - Wild & Native (Wildflower of the week stroll)

Every week of the summer, the island is adorned with different wildflowers, native plants, pollinators and other beneficial insects. This walk will highlight and introduce you to the week's beauties and help build a unique wildflower checklist. 

11am

Tuesday - Bird Banding & Naturalist On Site

Bird Banding

Bird Banding

A bird banding demonstration for all ages – everything you ever wanted to know about birds and more. Come with lots of questions and a sense of wonder.

8 a.m

(This program is cancelled in the drizzle/rain.)

 

Wednesday - Andy's Way Bird Walk

Bird Walk at Andy's Way
Bird Walk at Andy's Way

Meet at Andy's Way parking area off Corn Neck Rd. All skill levels welcome. Bring binoculars, if you have them, and be prepared to get your feet wet!

Dates: 

June: 22nd - 4p.m., 29th - 9 a.m.

July: 6th - 4 p.m., 13th - 9 a.m, 20th - 4 p.m., 27th - 9 a.m., 

August: 3rd - 4 p.m., 10th - 8 a.m., 17th - 11 a.m., 24th - 8 a.m., & 31st - 11 a.m.

Thursday - Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones

A participatory program building a stepping stone path to the Pavilion...step-by-step. Each stone will be decorated with found objects.

10 a.m

 

 

Fridays - Art & Nature: Sketching, Journaling & Seeing

Art and Nature

Art and Nature

A program for all ages. Practice observing details of the natural world. Basic art materials & natural history models will be supplied. You bring the imagination and relaxed expectations.

10 a.m.

 

 

Saturdays - Andy's Way Exploration: Sea Level Change - tidal & otherwise

Looking for Blue crabs and Horseshoe crabs at Andy's Way

Looking for Blue crabs and Horseshoe crabs at Andy's Way

A citizen science program for all ages. Some days we will investigate animals, some days plants, some days mud and peat and currents, - all days will be hands-on and FUN.

This OVF program, presented jointly with Block Island Maritime Institute, will explore Andy's Way throughout the summer and document its critters and note changes in the ecosystem - daily, seasonally, & over decades. 

9 a.m

 

 

2015 Mystery Walk to an archaeologic dig.

2015 Mystery Walk to an archaeologic dig.