Tree Planting

November 30, 2021 Click to view Tree Planting

Join Operation Green Team at James Crawford Park (3915 Melody Road NE) to plant a tree on Friday, December 17. Tree planting will take place from 10am to 12:30pm. No experience is needed. All ages are welcome. You can drop in any time during the event and are not required to stay the full event. All supplies will be provided. The tree planting is sponsored by City of Huntsville’s Landscape Management and [more]

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Plant a Tree at Jones Farm Park

November 8, 2021 Click to view Plant a Tree at Jones Farm Park

Join Operation Green Team at Jones Farm Park to plant a tree on Saturday, December 4. Tree planting will take place from 9am to 11am. No experience is needed. All ages are welcome. You can drop in any time between the two hour event and are not required to stay the full two hours. Volunteers will also be provided with supplies, water and popcorn. Please call Operation Green Team at 256-532-5326 for more [more]

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Hike at Hays – Halloween Ecology

September 28, 2021 Click to view Hike at Hays – Halloween Ecology

Halloween features many organisms that are thought of as creepy, crawly, slimy, gross, or scary, but these forms of life are all very important to their ecosystem despite their spooky connotations. Hikers will learn about the organisms associated with Halloween like crows, cats, wolves, mushrooms, spiders, and bats, how these organisms fit into their unique ecologies, and what caused their associations with the end of harvest and Halloween. Hike at Hays with [more]

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Spooky Fun

October 20, 2021 Click to view Spooky Fun

Drop by the pavilion on the natural playground at Hays Nature Preserve for a FREE spider-themed activity! Kids of all ages are welcome. All activities are while supplies last. Email katheleen.theriault@huntsvilleal.gov for more info.

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District 1 Cleanup Day & Community Art Installation Painting

July 13, 2021 Click to view District 1 Cleanup Day & Community Art Installation Painting

Leave your mark on Huntsville with Operation Green Team & Arts Huntsville! Join us for the District 1 Cleanup Day & Community Art Installation Painting on Saturday, July 31 from 9am to 11am. Please park at the Richard Showers Center at 4600 Blue Spring Rd NW, Huntsville, AL 35810. Volunteers needed for trash pickup, graffiti removal, sidewalk clean up, painting by numbers! All ages and experience levels welcome for cleanup. Paint By Numbers [more]

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Storytime at Hays Nature Preserve

July 20, 2021 Click to view Storytime at Hays Nature Preserve

Join us at the pavilion on the natural playground at Hays Nature Preserve for a story time and craft activity about water on Wednesday, July 28 at 10am. Free for children of all ages. All activities are while supplies last. Email katheleen.theriault@huntsvilleal.gov for more info.

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Nature Kids

May 25, 2021 Click to view Nature Kids

Calling all nature kids – come enjoy a free activity on the natural playground at Hays Nature Preserve! Drop in to the pavilion at the natural playground at Hays Nature Preserve any time between 10:00am and 12:00pm to do a nature activity with us on Tuesday, June 22, Wednesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 24. The theme this month is “Celebrating Summer”! Nature activities include… Tuesday, June 22: Suncatcher Craft Wednesday, June 23: Dragonfly Craft Thursday, [more]

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Nature Kids

May 25, 2021 Click to view Nature Kids

Calling all nature kids – come enjoy a free activity on the natural playground at Hays Nature Preserve! Drop in to the pavilion at the natural playground at Hays Nature Preserve any time between 10:00am and 12:00pm to do a nature activity with us on Tuesday, June 22, Wednesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 24. The theme this month is “Celebrating Summer”! Nature activities include… Tuesday, June 22: Suncatcher Craft Wednesday, June 23: Dragonfly Craft Thursday, [more]

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Nature Kids

May 25, 2021 Click to view Nature Kids

Calling all nature kids – come enjoy a free activity on the natural playground at Hays Nature Preserve! Drop in to the pavilion at the natural playground at Hays Nature Preserve any time between 10:00am and 12:00pm to do a nature activity with us on Tuesday, June 22, Wednesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 24. The theme this month is “Celebrating Summer”! Nature activities include… Tuesday, June 22: Suncatcher Craft Wednesday, June 23: Dragonfly Craft Thursday, [more]

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Pollinator Party

June 7, 2021 Click to view Pollinator Party

Learn all about pollinators and enjoy some kid friendly activities for a Pollinator Week pre-party on Tuesday, June 15 from 10am-12pm at Hays Nature Preserve. Drop in for free activities and education from a member of the Master Gardeners of North Alabama, Madison County Beekeeper Association and Under Clover Apiary. Plus, make an upcycled bee craft with Operation Green Team! All ages are invited. Call 256.564.8077 or email katheleen.theriault@huntsvilleal.gov for more [more]

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