Rising above the earth and soaring through the skies, birds have been symbols of power and freedom throughout the ages. The relationship between birds and humans can be traced back to our earliest stories. In many myths and legends, birds link the human world to the divine or supernatural realms that lie beyond ordinary experience. Birds play a central part in some creation myths and frequently appear as messengers of the deities. They are tricksters, oracles and are often associated…Find out more »
Spring migration is the most exciting time of year to get out and see birds! Families are invited to explore Sheldrake with our naturalist in search of resident and migrating birds. Learn how to use binoculars, your eyes, and your ears to find and identify birds. Suited for all ages. Bring binoculars if you have. Members: $5; non-members: $10 Please register below.Find out more »
School's out! Like nature? Like to create? Enjoy a morning of both by drawing artistic inspiration from the nature of Sheldrake. We will have fun drawing birds, other animals, and plants, and learning some fun things to do with paint so you can take home a piece of Sheldrake with you! This is a drop-off program recommended for ages 8 and up. Members: $15; non-members: $20 Please register below to secure your spot.Find out more »
Year round, Sheldrake Environmental Center offers monthly guided Neighborhood Nature walks; in the springtime join us for compost bin sales and workshops, along with Earth Day clean-ups; and in the fall, we have our Fall Festival and International Coastal Clean Up. Use the listing below to find the kind of events you would like to enjoy at Sheldrake Environmental Center.