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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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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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Tell A Fairy Tale Day

Celebrate Tell A Fairy Tale Day with us on February 26 from 9:30-11:00am at Hays Nature Preserve! FREE for children of all ages with their favorite available adult. Join us on the Terrame Natural Playground for a morning of wonder and enchantment! Enjoy fairy tale readings, a [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 [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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Shiitake Mushroom Workshop – Sold Out

Sold Out – Registration for this event is now full.   Ever wondered what that mushroom is in your yard, near your tree or growing on your tree? Learn all about mushrooms that we avoid and ones that have nutritional value during this free Saturdays at Hays [more]

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Hike at Hays – Winter Walk

Hike Times: 7-8:30am 9-10am – Stroller Friendly 10:30am – Noon Grab your coat, scarf and mittens — well you never know with Alabama weather if you’ll need them even in winter, but just in case. Come enjoy a Winter Walk with us! Learn to identify scats and tracks found most [more]

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Hike at Hays

Hike Times: 7-8:30am 9-10am – Stroller Friendly 10:30am – Noon Take a break from those Thanksgiving leftovers! Plan to come Hike at Hays with us on Saturday, November 24th. Enjoy 2-3 miles of leisurely exploration! Explore Hays Nature Preserve to see flowers, birds, nests & more. Binoculars or cameras [more]

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Pond Life Study Fun

There is more to a pond than you might think! Beneath the surface lies an amazing aquatic ecosystem with a wide variety of tiny animals. During this hands-on activity with the Tennessee Valley Audubon Society we will take a closer look, using magnification, at what [more]

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