Datebook : Wintergreen Nature Foundation : January Events


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Wintergreen Nature Foundation

Friday, January 11 6PM
Dinner Theater: The Wonders of Where

Each year the Nature Foundation chooses one place as their adventure destination. As always we will have the best naturalists, birders and interesting instructors lead us through these pristine natural areas. In 2008 TWNF will lead two amazing trips to Nova Scotia and Costa Rica. Join Liz Salas for all of the details of these two excursions. Cost: $5 members, $10 non-members. TWNF will provide coffee, wine and dessert. Bring a covered dish to share. Please register by noon Wednesday, January 9 by calling 434-325-8169.

Wednesday, January 16 10 AM
Mysterious Ruins on Humpback Mountain

Explore ruins in our own backyard. In this installment of Highland Hikes Tom Marker will lead you to the Northrup T-28 wreckage on Humpback Mountain. Moderate to Difficult. Carry water, hiking poles and wear sturdy footwear. Cost: $3 members, $5 non-members. Please register by noon Tuesday, January 15 by calling 434-325-8169.

Looking Ahead
Thursday, February 21 8AM
Hummingbirds, Orchids, and the US Botanic Gardens

Do you enjoy watching hummingbirds in your garden? Do you wish you had more hovering over your flowers? Join us for a lunchtime talk at the US Botanic Gardens led by Bill Hilton, Jr., Executive Director of Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History on Gardening for Hummingbirds. We’ll follow the talk with a tour through the new orchid exhibit and a late lunch. Cost is $30 for Nature Foundation members and $35 for non-members. Bring money for lunch. Note: Early Registration is required to attend this talk, please register by noon, January 15 by calling 434-325-8169.


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