Oak Park Area Cleanup

October 5, 2021 Click to view Oak Park Area Cleanup

Join Operation Green Team at the Oak Park Area Cleanup on Saturday, November 6 from 9am to 11am. Meet at 2255 Oakwood Avenue and just look for the Operation Green Team tents! Trash bags, litter grabber sticks, gloves, water and safety vests will be provided. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Contact (256) 532-5326 for more information and any questions about the cleanup. Keep Huntsville Beautiful by starting in your community!

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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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Shiitake Mushroom Workshop – Registration Required

September 28, 2021 Click to view Shiitake Mushroom Workshop – Registration Required

Register for the free Shiitake Mushroom Workshop at Hays Nature Preserve on Wednesday, October 20 at 10am. Learn to inoculate a log with shiitake mushroom spores & take it home! This workshop will meet outside and will be taught by The Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Rhonda Britton. Email to register: katheleen.theriault@huntsvilleal.gov. Registration is limited and REQUIRED. This workshop is planned for adults. Children with adults may observe.

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Fall Break Fun

September 28, 2021 Click to view Fall Break Fun

Enjoy the outdoors at Hays Nature Preserve during Fall Break! Join us at the pavilion on the natural playground from 10am-12pm on Tuesday, October 5 through Thursday, October 7. Drop in during the time to enjoy a different Fall themed craft and activity each day! Free for kids of all ages.

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Fall Break Fun

September 28, 2021 Click to view Fall Break Fun

Enjoy the outdoors at Hays Nature Preserve during Fall Break! Join us at the pavilion on the natural playground from 10am-12pm on Tuesday, October 5 through Thursday, October 7. Drop in during the time to enjoy a different Fall themed craft and activity each day! Free for kids of all ages.

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Hike at Hays – Bats

September 28, 2021 Click to view Hike at Hays – Bats

Bats are some of the most amazing mammals, being the only group that has the ability to truly fly. Join us at Hays Nature Preserve on Wednesday, October 6 at 10am as we learn more about these often misunderstood animals. We will discuss interesting facts like, how many species of bats there are and how many occur in Huntsville, what role do they play in the ecosystems around us and [more]

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Fall Break Fun

September 28, 2021 Click to view Fall Break Fun

Enjoy the outdoors at Hays Nature Preserve during Fall Break! Join us at the pavilion on the natural playground from 10am-12pm on Tuesday, October 5 through Thursday, October 7. Drop in during the time to enjoy a different Fall themed craft and activity each day! Free for kids of all ages.

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Hike at Hays – Learn about Wildlife Management

August 30, 2021 Click to view Hike at Hays – Learn about Wildlife Management

Learn about wildlife management while exploring Hays Nature Preserve with us on Wednesday, September 29. The hike is free to all ages but children must be accompanied by an adult. Hike will be at a leisurely pace but strollers are not recommended. Hikers meet at the cul-de-sac at the Green Team tent. Comfortable shoes that can get dirty are recommended. Email katheleen.theriault@huntsvilleal.gov for more info.

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Yoga by the River

August 19, 2021 Click to view Yoga by the River

Yoga by the River is back every Saturday in September from 8am – 9am! Enjoy a relaxing, yet energizing hour of yoga next to the gently flowing waters of the Flint River in Hays Nature Preserve. All you have to bring is your yoga mat, water and a towel. All experience levels are welcome. Signs will direct you where to go once you are in Hays Nature Preserve. Contact Kathe at 256.564.8077 or [more]

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National Cleanup Day

August 10, 2021 Click to view National Cleanup Day

Meet Operation Green Team at 3217 Village Drive to participate in a cleanup for National Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 18 from 9am to 11am. Trash bags, litter sticks, gloves, water and safety vests will be provided. Just wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Contact (256) 532-5326 for more information and any questions about the cleanup. See you on National Cleanup Day!

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