Friday, April 9, 2021
Small Group Nature Experiences
All Day • Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center
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Join us for fun and educational small group experiences in nature! We've designed a variety of fun experiences for your family, small group or team building needs.


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Current available experiences:

Tech Trek: Explore our 317 acre campus with a trained Naturalist and learn how to use the iNaturalist app to identify what you find.  Using this app is a wonderful way to gain a greater appreciation for our local environment while helping with a citizen science program

Behind the Scenes with our Greenhouse Manager: You will get a behind the scenes tour and plant consultation with our Greenhouse Manager and Volunteers.

Exotic Invasive Plants an Ecological Nightmare:  Join our Invasive Plant Specialist to learn about our exotic invasive plants and methods to remove these harmful species.

Hike with a Hawk: Join one of the Reflection Riding Naturalists on a nature walk through our campus.  One of our animal ambassador hawks will join you during this excursion.  You will learn about hawk adaptations, habitats and prey items as you stroll along the winding paths.  Come with curiosity and the desire to explore and you will find that this is an amazing experience.

Birding using sound and sight:  Learn the calls of some of our native birds and field marks that will help you identify the birds in your back yard.  Binoculars provided.

Owl Prowl: Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature at night.  We will be calling owls and trying to get responses throughout the evening.

Skyuka Springs Trek:  Enjoy the 6.5 mile journey to Skyuka Springs with a trained Naturalist.  We will be observing the natural world on our way out and packing our lunches for a picnic at journeys end.

Night hike: Learn about the human eyes and how darkness affects them.  We will explore the property and do activities that will leave you with a sense of wonder.

Coffee Walk:  Join one of our Naturalists for a early morning nature walk while sipping the beverage of your choice.  BYOC Bring Your Own Coffee.

Family Exploration Backpack: Reserve a backpack with activities and supplies for your outdoor family enjoyment.

Animal Encounter:  Get up close and personal with one of our native animal ambassadors.

 

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