The Winter Wildlife Festival on January 28-30, 2011.
The Winter Wildlife Festival features rain barrel workshops, birding programs, whale watching andseveralexciting field trips to Princess Anne Recreation Center.
On Saturday, January 29th from 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.and on Sunday, January 30th from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., there will be a Terra-Gator and Tram Tour through Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge to False Cape State Park. This is a great opportunity to ride in the Terra-Gator–a unique beach transport vehicle and to see shorebirds and whales over a pristine section of the Atlantic Ocean.
On Saturday,January 29thfrom 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., there will be a guided shoreline walk from Fort Story to First Landing State Park. This is a unique opportunity to see the normally “off-limits” beach section of Fort Story and to see shorebirds at First Landing.
Also on Saturday, January 29th from 5:30pm-7:30pm there will an Owl Prowl at First Landing State Park–we’ll be listening and looking for Great-horned, barred, and screech owls.
There are also several teacher workshops scheduled featuring Flying Wild–a great educator resource that has both in-class and field trip activities.
All activities require pre-registration with the City of Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Department EZ Reg System. The Exhibit Hall is free and open to the public; all other programs, field trips, and workshops require registration and some may have additional fees. For more information call 757-385-4461 or email [email protected].