Turtle Talk
Let’s talk Turtles, the fascinating reptiles that are at home everywhere they go! Join a naturalist to learn all about the various turtles that make Virginia their home, examine shells, and even meet some real turtles up close! Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Pre-registration is required. Program meets at Journey's End Parking Lot.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Turtle Talk (Ages 5+, 6/9) 52111 6/9/2018 - 6/9/2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Explore Park- Journey's End Parking Lot Info
Young Naturalist Series
Learn from our naturalist all about the flora and fauna of the area to work towards becoming an Explore Park Young Naturalist! Complete all sessions to receive your badge! Each session covers a different topic and will provide the opportunity to assemble materials and supplies, such as reference books, that will complete their Young Naturalist study kit. An adult must participate with each student to enhance the learning experience. Dress for outdoor activities and bring a water bottle. Pre-registration is required. This program meets at Journey's End Parking Lot.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Young Naturalist Series: Raptors (6/24) 52114 6/24/2018 - 6/24/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Su Explore Park- Journey's End Parking Lot Info
Register Young Naturalist Series: Tracks & Traces (5/20) 52113 5/20/2018 - 5/20/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Su Explore Park- Journey's End Parking Lot Info
Register Young Naturalist Series: Trees (4/29) 52112 4/29/2018 - 4/29/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Su Explore Park- Journey's End Parking Lot Info
Wild Things Series
Take a step on the wild side! Get up close and personal with animal ambassadors from the SW Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke! The first meeting will showcase the Opossum, Screech Owl, and Red-tailed Hawk. Meeting two will feature the Broad-wing Hawk. The final meeting will present a variety of reptiles and amphibians! Pre-registration is required (except for first meeting.) Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Program meets at the Visitor Center.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Wild Things: Broad-wing Hawk (5/12) 52117 5/12/2018 - 5/12/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Sa Explore Park Visitor's Center Info
Register Wild Things: Opossum, Screech Owl, Red-tailed Hawk (4/15) 52116 4/15/2018 - 4/15/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Su Explore Park Visitor's Center Info
Register Wild Things: Reptiles & Amphibians (6/9) 52118 6/9/2018 - 6/9/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Sa Explore Park Visitor's Center Info