For Nature Foundation at Wintergreen members living in Northern Virginia area, Director Doug Coleman will be speaking at public symposium From your Backyard to The Blue Ridge, organized by the Rapidan River Master Gardeners September 17, 2016 at The Market at Grelen, 15091 Yager Rd., Somerset, VA 22972. For information on how to register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Culpeper Extension Office phone at 540-727-3435.
Piedmont Master Gardeners to host Annual Spring Plant Sale! There will be several table vendors, including The Nature Foundation's Plant Propagation information booth. Location: Art Park at the Ix Complex in Charlottesville. More information can be found on the Piedmont Master Gardeners' webpage.
It's Spring! Celebrate by discovering the science behind the season. Spot the signs on an interpretive hike and try your hand at nest-building! Youth -- Free with Family Membership, $8/Non-members.
Thank you sincerely for your interest in The History of Wintergreen Part I. This event is full to capacity, but space is still available for The History of Wintergreen Part II on February 13th, 2015.
Winter in the woods is a beautiful time in a fascinating place when you know where to look. We'll make tracks (some to leave behind, some to take home) and learn to read the secrets of the season on an interpretive hike. Youth - FREE with Family Membership, $10/Non-Member.
How many winter wonders can you spot on the trail? Keep your eyes and ears open for the creatures and features of the season on this interpretive hike! Dress for winter weather. Meet at the Trillium House. $3/Members, $5/Resort Guests, $6/Non-members.
And a movie! Ages 5+. Meet at the Trillium House. $3/Members, $5/Resort Guests, $6/Non-members.
Come by the Trillium House between 10am and noon to put the finishing touch on your tree with three easy-to-make snowflake ornaments! No two are exactly alike! Ages 5+. $3/Members, $5/Resort Guests, $6/Non-members.
Learn about the art of owling with the story Owl Moon, then go on a daytime discovery hike to gather natural materials for a cute craft! Meet at the Trillium House. Ages 5+. $3/Members, $5/Resort Guests, $6/Non-members.
It’s never too cold for ice cream! Get the “scoop” on the science behind this easy, edible experiment! Meet at the Trillium House. Ages 5+. $3/Members, $5/Resort Guests, $6/Non-members.
Join Doug Coleman, our own resident biologist and Executive Director of The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen, as he presents thirty years of photography and experiences in forest and plant study from east to west across America. Free/Members, $5/Non-Members.
Have you ever wondered where many of the animals go during the winter? Join The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen as we explain how animals prepare for the winter months here at Wintergreen. Participants will learn how to build and create their own birdfeeders along with other techniques to help our animals here at Wintergreen. Ages 8 and up. $4/Members, $7/Non-Members.
Topic to be announced. Join a Foundation Naturalist for an interpretive hike. Explore Wintergreen’s natural environment. The hikes are rated moderate. FREE/Member, $6/Non-Member.
Join Liz Fravel as she brings back a favorite of ours, the Farm to Fork Dining Series! Owner Daniel Kaufman dreamed of opening a restaurant and his new venture, the PY&FH fills a hole in the local market for fresh seafood. He features several varieties of oysters from Virginia to Maine. Mussels have become a staple of h is menu and there is even something for the land loving foodie. In true Farm to Fork style, we'll be joined by the Executive Chef, Donnie Glass to talk about their relationships with local farmers and the challenges that offering a locally sourced menu brings. Bring money for dinner. Please register by October 8. $15/Members, $20/Non-Members.
A trail which is familiar by day becomes a whole new experience at night. Enjoy the autumn night air as we learn about nocturnal animals and heighten our senses as we go. This non-scary hike is designed for families. Bring a flashlight or share one of ours. $3/Members, $6/Non-Members
Join Josh Palumbo as he leads a hike into Wintergreen's wilderness to explain the secrets of the fall season. This informative hike is a must for those seeking answers to the why, what, and how the changes in seasons occur. This hike is rated m oderate. Dress for all weather conditions and bring water. $3/Members, $6/Non-Members.
There are many different ways to celebrate the changing of the seasons outside and making your own leaf stained glass is one of them! After taking a short hike to collect leaves and learn about why leaves change color during autumn, we will return to the Trillium House to create home-made stained glass from leaves and wax paper. Bring a snack and a water bottle. Ages 8 and up. $3/Members, $6/Non-Members.