1/10/2015

Evening Walk Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4:30pm Sat
Join naturalist PJ Dunn to hike the trails after dark,looking and listening for owls,beavers and other night animals.
 

1/11/2015

Birding for Beginners - Woodpeckers Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  8am Sun
As they drum and drill on trees woodpeckers are seeking shelter, food or a mate. Come learn about woodpecker biology and behavior, how to attract them to your yard and see if you can spot some of the seven species that can be found in the park at our feeders and on the trail.
 

1/23/2015

Family Nature Night Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Fri
Discover your natural neighborhood and reconnect your family with nature! Seasonal topics explore the many park habitats and diverse wildlife through activities, games and walks. Dress for the weather, Children must be accompanied by an adult.Please call park for topics.
 

1/24/2015

Dive into Dragonflies Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
Discover the diverse world of dragonflies - their amazing powers of flight, voracious appetite and the many different species that call Northern Virginia home. Leave with a list of the top ten parks to spot them as well as information on how to create the perfect dragonfly pond at home.
 

1/24/2015

Sketch Hike:Winter Trees and Landscapes Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Join park naturalist and artist Margaret Wohler for a hike and learn sketching techniques to enhance your observation skills.
 

1/24/2015

Evening Stroll Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Sat
Come for a relaxing stroll through the park at dusk. A naturalist takes you on a tour of the woods and wetlands to watch and listen for beavers, owls and other nocturnal residents.
 

2/7/2015

Winter Hike-Marvelous Meadows Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
Chase away your winter blues with a walk on the 'other side' of the park. Come look for winter hawks, waterfowl, bluebirds and finches while exploring the park's native meadows and wetland overlooks. Meets at the South King's Hwy. entrance. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
 

2/8/2015

Winter Tree ID Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1:30pm Sun
Do you know your sweet gum from your hickory? Come learn winter tree identification basics and go for a hike to practice new skills.
 

2/13/2015

Local Lore Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
Travel with your family back in time. Explore the Chesapeake region's rich history and the many cultures that have helped create this diverse community of local ledgend through activities, crafts and walks.
 

2/14/2015

Evening Stroll Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4:30pm Sat
Come for a relaxing stroll through the park at dusk. A naturalist takes you on a tour of the woods and wetlands to watch and listen for beavers, owls and other nocturnal residents.
 

2/20/2015

Family Nature Night Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
Discover your natural neighborhood and reconnect your family with nature! Seasonal topics explore the many park habitats and diverse wildlife through activities, games and walks. Dress for the weather, Children must be accompanied by an adult.Please call park for topics.
 

2/21/2015

Sketch Hike:Winter Trees and Landscapes Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Join park naturalist and artist Margaret Wohler for a hike and learn sketching techniques to enhance your observation skills.
 

2/22/2015

Winter Hike-Wonderful Wetland Waterfowl Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10:30am Sun
Hike the boardwalk to the observation tower, looking for green- winged teals, pintails, swamp sparrows, winter wrens, and hopefully spot a bald eagle. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
 

2/28/2015

Evening Woodcock Walk Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  5:45pm Sat
Take an evening stroll through the forest to one of the park's largest meadows. We'll listen for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship dance and flight. Bring a flashlight. Canceled if rain.
 

3/7/2015

Family Woodcock Walk Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Sat
Come for an evening walk through the woods to one of the park's large meadows. We will isten for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship display and flight. Bring a flashlight.
 

3/8/2015

40th Anniversary Birding for Beginners Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  8am Sun
Sharpen your waterfowl identification skills while birding with a park naturalist. Learn about the history of the park's nest box program for wood ducks and hooded mergansers.
 

3/14/2015

Evening Woodcock Walk Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  7pm Sat
Take an evening stroll through the forest to one of the park's largest meadows. We'll listen for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship dance and flight. Bring a flashlight. Canceled if rain.
 

3/20/2015

Family Nature Night Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
Discover your natural neighborhood and reconnect your family with nature! Seasonal topics explore the many park habitats and diverse wildlife through activities, games and walks. Dress for the weather, Children must be accompanied by an adult.Please call park for topics.
 

3/21/2015

Family Woodcock Walk Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  7:30pm Sat
Come for an evening walk through the woods to one of the park's large meadows. We will isten for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship display and flight. Bring a flashlight.
 

3/21/2015

Boardwalk Astronomy Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  8pm Sat
What's new in the night sky? Join park naturalists as they take you on a tour of constellations, comets and other current events happening in the heavens above.