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Have you ever wondered what animal made those tracks? Who is traveling on the trails or through your yard? Come find out how to solve these mysteries. We’ll spend some time inside learning about animal tracks and even make some of our own. Then, we’ll head outside and explore Sheldrake, looking for tracks and signs of rabbits, deer, squirrels, and other animals. Learn what tracks can tell us about which animals are active during the winter, where they go and how they survive. Note: Participants…Find out more »
New year, new experience! Bring your family into the woods to notice nature, savor the outdoors, and connect with each other and community. Look for signs of animal tracks. Hear the sounds of the wind, the over-wintering birds, and the flowing (or not-flowing) water. Feel the rough bark, the crunch of leaves underfoot, and the cold air around you. We'll play some fun games that deepen our connection with the forest, and we'll wrap up with toasty refreshments. Led by…Find out more »
Play with dirt, gravel, pebbles, mosses, plants, and other embellishments. Create your own habitat in a container to bring home and nurture. Date: Monday, January 20, 2020 (MLK Jr Day) Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Best Suited For: 5 through adult Cost: $12 per person Registration for this program is now closed. Drop-ins cannot be accommodated at this program. Cancellation policy: In the event of a canceled event, Sheldrake will offer either a makeup date or a refund. Refunds…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.