Monday, March 31 | 7 – 8 pm
Members: $5; Nonmembers: $10
Hoo’s out there? Owls silently fly through our island woods and fields. Join us at Felix Neck for a bright moon walk about to look for, listen to, and learn about these nocturnal birds.
NATURE TRIVIA NIGHT
Thursdays: April 12 & May 17 | 6 - 7 pm
Members: $5/team; Nonmembers: $10/team
Join us for a night of nature trivia! Bring your picnic dinner and your team of ALL ages and see how well you know our islands natural history and wildlife!
We are carry in/carry out so please plan accordingly!
STARGAZING WITH MARK LOVEWELL
April 17 | 8-9pm, May 18 | 8:30-9:30pm
Members: $7/family or group;
Nonmembers: $10/family or group
Take a closer look at the night sky through stargazing and story telling. Mark Alan Lovewell will point out the cosmic happenings each month.
FERN AND FEATHER DAY CAMP 2018
Bringing campers and nature together on Martha’s Vineyard since 1964
Registration is OPEN!
or call 508.627.4850
SPRING INTO NATURE:APRIL VACATION PROGRAM
Monday - Friday, April 16-20 | 8:30 am – 3 pm
Members: $270; Nonmembers: $320
Join us during school vacation week to explore different island properties, learn about wildlife, grow food, make crafts, sing songs, listen to stories and much more! A collaborative program from the Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Educators Alliance (MVEEA).
Tuesday:Sassafras Earth Education
Wednesday:Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
Thursday:The Trustees at Long Point Wildlife Sanctuary
Friday:Island Grown Schools at Chilmark School
NURSERY SCHOOL NATURALIST
Thusdays, April 5 - May 31 | 10 - 11am
Members: $6; Nonmembers: $9
Join us Thursday mornings 10:00 – 11:00 am while we look for signs of spring. Watch the season unfold at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary as we welcome the longer days and warmer weather through stories, crafts, walks, live animal presentations, and more!
SELF CARE SUNDAY
Sunday, June 3 | 9 am -2:30 pm
Members: $52; Nonmembers: $70
Take some time for yourself to unwind before summer madness begins with three
different opportunities at the sanctuary. Come for one or all three!
9 am Guided Mediation and Labyrinth Walk ($7/10)
10:15 am Vinyasa Flow Yoga ($15/20)
12:30 pm Guided Kayak ($35/45)
Dress comfortably for the weather. Bring your own mat or towel, water, sunscreen, lunch and bug spray.
Members: $100; Nonmembers: $125
Make your child’s birthday truly memorable this year by having a party at Felix Neck. Parties include a one-hour educational program led by our staff and one-hour use of our Discovery Room. Bring your own cake and ice cream to complement a fun and educational experience! We have a carry-in/carry-out policy.
Recommended for ages 4+; Maximum group size: 15 children
CITIZEN SCIENCE TRAININGS
Thursday, March 29 | 5 - 7 pm
Saturday, March 31 | 1-3 pm
Learn about osprey and help our Island population by becoming a nest monitor. Volunteers are assigned a nest for the duration of the monitoring season, which runs from late April through September.
HORSESHOE CRAB SURVEYS
Wednesday, April 19 | 1 - 3 pm
Saturday, May 5 | 1 - 3 pm
Join the effort to gather data on and help preserve this ancient marine species. Horseshoe crab surveys are conducted during the new and full moons of May and June. Volunteers are expected to attend training and complete two surveys.
STATEWIDE VOLUNTEER DAY
Saturday, April 28 | 9 am – 12 pm
Start the season with a resolution to get outdoors and volunteer! Work for Wildlife is Mass Audubon’s 12th annual Statewide Volunteer Day! We’ll have various projects happening at Felix Neck, and a BBQ to follow!
Register online at www.massaudubon.org or by phone at 508.627.4850.
May 11-12 | 9 am – 6 pm
Join us for our annual fundraiser, where teams of birders and boosters set out to spot the most species of birds in 24 hours in Massachusetts and raise money for Felix Neck. Last year, Mass Audubon raised $215,000 and recorded 270 species of birds!
Register online at www.massaudubon.org or by phone at 508.627.4850