Upcoming Green Team Events:
2015 Earth Day at Hays Nature Preserve will be held on Saturday, April 18 10am-2pm.
Check back for more details over the coming months.
Join us for a short hike around Hays Nature Preserve in search of treasures for featured crafts. All items will be provided. Please meet at the Terrame Natural Playground for these sessions. These activities are planned for children ages Preschool - 5th grade. Two sessions will be held on each day. Morning sessions will be 10-11am. Afternoon sessions will be 2-3pm.
Craft Activity: September 23 Musical Instruments
October 21 Sun Catchers
November 18 Seasonal Wreaths
December 30 Icicle Birdfeeders
January 20 Centerpiece/Mobile
February 24 Birdfeeders
March 24 Painted Stone Garden Markers
April 21 Earth Day Art
May 19 Nature Cards
In the event of inclement weather, sessions will be held in the Education Center. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Reservations are required for crafting sessions to insure that we have enough supplies for those attending. Please call 256.532.5326 to reserve your spot.
Each season brings a new beauty to Hays Nature Preserve. Join us for a guided hike around various areas. Paved paths accommodate strollers and those who are less steady on their feet. Many natural paths are also very accessible. We will gauge the hike based the season, attendees and weather conditions.
Scheduled Hikes: September 16
We will meet in the parking lot near the picnic area for each hike unless otherwise noted. Hikes will be planned to last one hour. Please were appropriate shoes that you don't mind getting a bit dirty. Each hike will begin at 10am.
2014-15 Plastic Cap Contest Registration Form
Operation Green Team GOT CAPS? Plastic Cap Contest 2014-15
2013-14 Plastic Cap Awards Presentation
For more information call Operation Green Team at 564.8077.
Neighborhood Cleanups will be scheduled throughout the year
For information on how your neighborhood can Clean Up and Green Up call 53-CLEAN (532-5326) or email.