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us at Norman Bird Sanctuary to learn about the many types of mushrooms in our region. Some mushrooms are poisonous, others are simply delicious. No matter the type, their ecology is fun to learn about. us for an illustrated talk from Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt, New England's leading mushroom hunting teachers.
Using an incredible slideshow of local photography, they will explain the basics of wild mushroom science and safety. This program will show you inside a whole world of adventure that most people overlook. This lecture is the first in a two-part program that includes a guided walk on October 19 at the Norman Bird Sanctuary registration required; ticket sold separately here.
us for a hike to learn about the ecology of wild mushrooms and how you can find them. Mushroom identification will be explored in-depth, with emphasis on photography as an important tool. Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt of The Mushroom Hunting Foundation will teach you science-based, safe methods to experience the amazing world of wild mushrooms. This hike is the second session of a two-part program; to register for the All About Mushrooms Lecture on October 12, please -up here. Please note Norman Bird Sanctuary does not allow collecting of any kind.
Shorter days of sunlight remind trees to prepare for winter. To fortify their trunks and roots for the colder season ahead, trees hoard nutrients deep within themselves, starving leaves of their supply of chlorophyll, which ultimately reveals their true leaf color. This program includes a walk among the trees, a seated meditation that appreciates the different colors of leaves, along with light stretches and breathing exercises. This class runs from - a. We will return to the lawn where Rev Shelley Dungan will lead a 30 minute yoga practice.
Please dress in layers according to the weather and in clothing that allows you to do some stretching. We hope to assist you in enjoying the gift of time in nature and healthy, mindful movement. Every other Sunday check calendar for dates a. FREE - No registration required. Meet in the parking lot. Count up as many bird species as you can, from soaring red-tailed hawks to tiny hovering hummingbirds. You'll learn how to identify common year-round residents and seasonal migrants.
All birding levels welcome. Binoculars are helpful but not required. Every Wednesday check calendar for dates p. Stretch your legs, get some fresh air, and end the day with a walk in nature. Norman Bird Sanctuary offers seven miles of unique trails that meander throughout a diverse array of habitats and ecosystems. Learn to spot native species, identify plants, and see what you find along the way. This free public program requires no registration, and will meet in the Norman Bird Sanctuary parking lot ten minutes prior to the walk.
In the event of inclement weather, an announcement that day will be made on our website determining whether the walk will continue or not. Norman Bird Sanctuary for virtual amphibian exploration! Learn all about the natural history of amphibians and which species can be found in Rhode Island. You'll get tips for looking for frogs, to, and salamanders, as well as their eggs in the pond, stream, and vernal pools. Expect to meet amphibian Animal Ambassadors up close.
You will receive the Vimeo link and password in your confirmation. Learn more about the special adaptations of the American Woodcock! This elusive woodland shorebird begins its early mating season before many other species. Get ready to welcome many other bird species this spring—NBS Educator Matt Schenck discusses migratory patterns and behavior in this online lecture.
Last year, over 30, people across the globe birdwatched and reported over 7, different species! Learn how to bird while social-distancing, where to look for spring migrant species, and how to report your community science data for the biggest impact. Have you ever wondered how to attract birds and other wildlife to your yard?
NBS educator Rachel Holbert for an online lecture all about how to feed birds through spring and summer, the benefits of native landscaping, and which species to expect. Bring your backyard questions to this interactive program! Countless fascinating creatures live their whole lives in hidden micro habitats that go completely unnoticed by humans. Norman Bird Sanctuary naturalist Mark Pagliarini on a virtual journey into the undergrowth, using his own macro photography to discuss how to find these habitats and take a closer look at the incredible invertebrates, plants, and mushrooms that inhabit them.
Looking for an annual event? Please check out the full list at the Event Calendar. Unless otherwise noted children under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult. NBS public programs range in accessibility, but are deed to appeal to the largest group of ages and mobility levels. Lectures will be indoors and have minimal walking. Unless otherwise stated, outdoor explorations are generally on even terrain with a few rocks in the path.
If you have concerns about if a program is appropriate for a mobility level or age of a person in your party, please contact the Education Department at x Cancellations are permitted up to 7 days prior to the program date. Transfer of fees to another program is encouraged. No refunds will be given for cancellations within 7 days of the program. Programs are rain or shine. However, we reserve the right to postpone programs due to circumstances beyond our control, such as extreme weather, in which case refunds are not available.
In the event that NBS cancels a program for any reason, such as under enrollment, refunds will be given to participants and processed within 30 days. Please be aware that only registered participants will be notified if a program is cancelled. Visit and like us on Facebook. Middletown, RI Hours: Daily, 9 a. Powered by Squarespace. Summer Camp. Registration information. Public Programs Upcoming Programs. Hike and Stretch October 23, a. Ongoing Programs. Online Programs for Purchase. Recommended for families You will receive the Vimeo link and password in your confirmation.
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