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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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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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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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CANCELED: Wednesdays At the Wildlife Sanctuary

****Wednesdays At the Wildlife Sanctuary is canceled today, February 20, due to inclement weather. The Great Blue Heron nest sightings hike has been rescheduled to March 13. The March 13 hike will now begin at the 431 South entrance.**** Explore Goldsmith Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary with us! All [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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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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