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Winter is a time of dormancy, but there's still much to be and enjoyed in nature! At Sheldrake, we embrace the weather and spend time outside each week, observing the snow, searching for animal tracks, noticing the leafless trees and evergreens, checking to see if the water is flowing or frozen, and feeling the brisk air. Crafts, stories, play, and the company of other young enthusiasts add to the fun. Our Nature Bugs: get hands-on experience with science and nature…Find out more »
Join us on our weekly nature walks. These relaxed, guided walks will allow us to connect with each other and nature as we observe the changes in our landscape/natural environment week over week. No need to hibernate! All are welcome to join. Drop in, dressed for the weather. Registration not required. Meet at the gazebo at the 685 Weaver St entrance, by to the white house. You may park in the adjacent lot or in the lot on the other…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 »
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.