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2014 Bag Design Winner

2014 Bag Design Winner

Looking at some pollinators.

Looking at some pollinators.

More Bird Banding

More Bird Banding

Setting a Stepping Stone

Setting a Stepping Stone

Walking Andy's Way

Walking Andy's Way

Setting the height of the spotting scope

Setting the height of the spotting scope

Owl in Art & Nature

Owl in Art & Nature

Turtle in Art & Nature

Turtle in Art & Nature

Summer Weekly Programs

Sundays - OVF's Green Screening

Environmental Film Night

Environmental Film Night

Feature-length films under the stars. Bring a blanket or beach chair for your viewing comfort. (This program is cancelled in the drizzle/rain.)

Evenings at the Fred Benson Town Beach - see schedule in the BI Times for times and feature.

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

Bees

Bees

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 - 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.

 

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 - 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: 27th - 1 p.m.

July: 4th - 8 a.m., 11th - 11 a.m, 18th - 8 a.m., 25th - 11 a.m.

August: 1st - 5 p.m., 8th - 11 a.m., 15th - 5 p.m., 22nd - 11 a.m., 29th - 4 p.m

 

Saturday - Geocaching & Coastal Scavenger Hunt

Geocaching & Coastal Scavenger Hunt

Geocaching & Coastal Scavenger Hunt

A beach treasure-seeking program. Meet at the Mosquito Beach boardwalk, Corn Neck Rd. OFV & BI Maritime Institute program.

 

 

Dates:

June: 28th - 2 p.m

July: 5th - 8 a.m., 12th - 2 p.m., 19th - 8 a.m., 26th - 2 p.m., 26th - 2 p.m.

August: 2nd - 8 a.m, 9th - 2 p.m., 16th - 8 a.m., 23rd - 2 p.m., 30th - 8 a.m

2014 Grade 4 Garden Seedlings