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Great American Cleanup Kickoff and Plant Giveaway

Let’s get ready for Spring! Join us at City Hall for the Great American Cleanup Kickoff and Plant Giveaway on Friday, April 19 from 11am-1pm. We will be giving out free Glad trash bags to use for your neighborhood cleanups and free tomato and cucumber [more]

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Wednesdays At the Wildlife Sanctuary

Explore Goldsmith Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary with us! All hikes are free. Hikes begin at 4pm and 5pm. March 13 hike meets at the 431 South entrance. Watch for flags on the gravel road south of Hampton Cove Self Storage. All other hikes (March 27 & April 17) meet at [more]

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Sip & See – Coffee & Juice Walk

By “SIP” we mean start your day with a good cup of coffee or your favorite smoothie juice while exploring the preserve. Bring your own, so you’ll have your fave! The beautiful sights to “SEE” will be provided by nature! Expect a leisurely group walk for [more]

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Monte Sano Neighborhood Clean Up

Join Operation Green Team and the Monte Sano Civic Association at Monte Sano Elementary School to participate in the semi-annual mountain clean up on Saturday, March 30 from 9am – Noon. If you can, please bring hand pruners, loppers and work gloves. Trash bags, litter sticks, [more]

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Birding 101 Hikes

Enjoy a FREE birding hike led by the TN Valley Audubon Society & Hays staff, starting with a short session on how to use binoculars! SCHEDULE: 8:00am – Binocular Basics & Birding Walk 9:30am – DIY Birdfeeders 10:00am – Binocular Basics & Birding Walk 11:30am – DIY Birdfeeders Please bring binoculars/camera [more]

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Wednesdays At the Wildlife Sanctuary

Explore Goldsmith Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary with us! All hikes are free. Hikes begin at 4pm and 5pm. March 13 hike meets at the 431 South entrance. Watch for flags on the gravel road south of Hampton Cove Self Storage. All other hikes (March 27 & April 17) meet at [more]

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Bats In Your Neighborhood

Learn about the bats in your neighborhood and build bat houses for Hays Nature Preserve & Goldsmith Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary with the National Speleological Society!   FREE for children of all ages with their favorite available adult.   Registration is limited and required. Call 256.564.8077 or email denise.taylor@huntsvilleal.gov [more]

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Literary Trails – Children’s Book Club

Enjoy one of our favorite books with us and a themed nature activity afterward! FREE for children of all ages with their favorite available adult. February 15 10-11am: For the Love of Bluebirds Reading: A Nest of Bluebirds by Rose Marie Botts Scott & Bluebird by Lindsay Yankey Followed [more]

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Wednesdays At the Wildlife Sanctuary

Explore Goldsmith Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary with us! All hikes are free. Hikes begin at 4pm and 5pm. March 13 hike meets at the 431 South entrance. Watch for flags on the gravel road south of Hampton Cove Self Storage. All other hikes (March 27 & April 17) meet at [more]

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DIY Rain Barrel Workshop – Sold Out

Sold Out – Registration for this event is now full. A resource most do not use efficiently — rain! Register for this FREE workshop and make your own rain barrel to take home. Rhonda Britton with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System will teach the session. Seating is [more]

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