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.
 

3/28/2015

40th Anniversary: Spring Symphony Stroll Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  7:30pm Sat
Huntley Meadows Park turns 40 this year! Come help celebrate by joining park naturalists on the 'wild side' for an evening walk to listen for favorite sounds of spring including woodcocks, frogs, owls and more. Dress for the weather and going off trail, bring a flashlight. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Meets at the South King's Hwy. parking area.
 

3/28/2015

Backyard Birdfeeding Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
Join Park Manager Kevin Munroe as he shares his tips and tricks for backyard birdfeeding - the best feeders, bird baths, native plants, landscaping for wildlife and how to deal with squirrels. Learn what to feed and plant for each season and leave with a list of native plants for every month of the year.
 

4/8/2015

Wetland Wonders Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Wed
Come learn about the wonders of wetlands! You will learn about why wetlands are important for biodiversity, flood prevention, keeping things clean and much, much more! Dress for the weather.
 

4/9/2015

Songs of Spring Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Thu
Come learn about the many songs of spring! Animals often communicate in song. Learn how to identify the calls and songs of many of the park's animals through hands on activities and hikes. Topics: 4/9 Hawk Hymns, 4/23 Owl Orchestra, 4/30 Amphibian Anthems, 5/7 Songbird Symphony, 5/14 Cicada Choruses
 

4/10/2015

Family Nature Night Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  7pm 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.
 

4/11/2015

Naturalist's Choice 'Behind the Scenes' Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1pm Sat
Come celebrate the park's 40th Anniversary by taking a tour of some off the beaten path, seldom seen places with a park naturalist. Dress for going off trail.
 

4/13/2015

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Mon
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

4/13/2015

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1:30pm Mon
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

4/18/2015

Wetland Watchers Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Parent and child will take a walk to the wetland with stories and a scavenger hunt to look at real world examples of nature getting ready for the coming season. Dress for the weather. Accompanying adult does not pay.
 

4/18/2015

Sketch Hike: Spring Ephemerals 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 focusing on spring wildflowers and learn sketching techniques to enhance your observation skills.
 

4/18/2015

Evening Walk Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  7:30pm Sat
Join naturalist PJ Dunn to hike the trails after dark,looking and listening for owls,beavers and other night animals.
 

4/23/2015

Songs of Spring Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Thu
Come learn about the many songs of spring! Animals often communicate in song. Learn how to identify the calls and songs of many of the park's animals through hands on activities and hikes. Topics: 4/9 Hawk Hymns, 4/23 Owl Orchestra, 4/30 Amphibian Anthems, 5/7 Songbird Symphony, 5/14 Cicada Choruses
 

4/25/2015

Naturalist's Choice 'Behind the Scenes' Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Come celebrate the park's 40th Anniversary by taking a tour of some off the beaten path, seldom seen places with a park naturalist. Dress for going off trail.
 

4/25/2015

Sketch Hike: Birds 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 focusing on birds and learn sketching techniques to enhance your observation skills.
 

4/26/2015

Birding for Beginners Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  8am Sun
Interested in birding? We can get you started! Learn about the birds in the park and some basic identification skills. Program begins with an indoor discussion. Children ages 12 to 16 must be accompanied by a registered adult.Call Huntley Meadows Park for details about the program 703-768-2525.
 

4/30/2015

Songs of Spring Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Thu
Come learn about the many songs of spring! Animals often communicate in song. Learn how to identify the calls and songs of many of the park's animals through hands on activities and hikes. Topics: 4/9 Hawk Hymns, 4/23 Owl Orchestra, 4/30 Amphibian Anthems, 5/7 Songbird Symphony, 5/14 Cicada Choruses
 

5/4/2015

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Mon
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

5/4/2015

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1:30pm Mon
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

5/7/2015

Songs of Spring Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Thu
Come learn about the many songs of spring! Animals often communicate in song. Learn how to identify the calls and songs of many of the park's animals through hands on activities and hikes. Topics: 4/9 Hawk Hymns, 4/23 Owl Orchestra, 4/30 Amphibian Anthems, 5/7 Songbird Symphony, 5/14 Cicada Choruses
 

5/9/2015

Evening Stroll Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  7pm 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.
 

5/9/2015

Wetland Watchers Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Parent and child will take a walk to the wetland with stories and a scavenger hunt to look at real world examples of nature getting ready for the coming season. Dress for the weather. Accompanying adult does not pay.
 

5/14/2015

Songs of Spring Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Thu
Come learn about the many songs of spring! Animals often communicate in song. Learn how to identify the calls and songs of many of the park's animals through hands on activities and hikes. Topics: 4/9 Hawk Hymns, 4/23 Owl Orchestra, 4/30 Amphibian Anthems, 5/7 Songbird Symphony, 5/14 Cicada Choruses
 

5/15/2015

Family Nature Night Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  7pm 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.
 

5/18/2015

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Mon
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

5/18/2015

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1:30pm Mon
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

5/23/2015

Evening Walk Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  8pm Sat
Join naturalist PJ Dunn to hike the trails after dark,looking and listening for owls,beavers and other night animals.
 

6/1/2015

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Mon
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

6/1/2015

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1:30pm Mon
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

6/6/2015

Evening Stroll Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  7:30pm 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.
 

6/13/2015

Wetland Watchers Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
Parent and child will take a walk to the wetland with stories and a scavenger hunt to look at real world examples of nature getting ready for the coming season. Dress for the weather. Accompanying adult does not pay.
 

6/13/2015

Wetland in Bloom Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1pm Sat
Take a plant ecology hike to the wetland during peak bloom of buttonbush, swamp rose, and lizards tail. Search for birds and mammals that use these plants for food, shelter, and nesting. Canceled if rain.
 

6/15/2015

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Mon
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

6/15/2015

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1:30pm Mon
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.