Wildlife in Winter Series

Wildlife in Winter Series


Red fox photo by S. Lawson

Wildlife in Winter 2017

Special Edition Series in memory of Rosalind Schwebel

Join wildlife biologists Gary Stolz and Tim Zador to investigate our local wildlife in winter! This four part Special Edition 2017 Series, in memory of Rosalind Schwebel, will focus on how preserving land from development can positively affect all animals, wild and domestic. Join us for any or all of these programs to gain a better understanding of why animals need conserved open space and how populations can thrive when their basic needs are met.



Mink footprints

Wildlife in Winter Part 1: Mammals 
Saturday, January 21st
10:00 AM—12:00 PM
From foxes and beavers to cats and dogs, all mammals benefit from open space! Discover the signs of mammals in winter and learn about human impact on mammal habitat and population survival.

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Northern cardinal

Wildlife in Winter Part 2: Birds
Sunday, February 19th
10:00 AM—12:00 PM
Intact migratory routes are crucial for many bird species’ survival. Go birding on the preserve and learn about the importance of migration rest stops and how human activity plays a major role in the success of many native and migratory bird

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Green frog

Wildlife in Winter Part 3:
Reptiles and Amphibians
Sunday, March 19th
10:00 AM—12:00 PM
Reptiles and amphibians need lots of space in various habitats to survive. Learn how and why these animals need woodlands, wetlands, ponds, and streams to thrive and how humans impact each of these habitats.

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Red fox in winter

Wildlife in Winter Part 4:
Preserving Land to Save Wildlife
Sunday, March 26th
10:00 AM—12:00 PM
Learn about the impact that land development has on all animals and their environment. Become an advocate for preserving open space to save wildlife and learn how we can improve habitat for animals that have been affected by land development.

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Check out our Current Programs to see what’s going on now at the preserves!