Meet the Animals, Saturday, March 28th at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

meet the animals

This is your chance to meet an Opossum, Owl, Tortoise, Chinchilla and several more QWR resident animals!  You will learn all about where they are native to, what they like to eat, and their survival … [Read more...]

Eggstravaganza , Saturday, April 4th, Session I 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM; Session II 2:00 PM -2:45 PM


Inspect the Refuge egg & nest collection for ideas to create your own fun nest craft.  You may want to bring a smock or an old shirt with you.  We will decorate our own ‘nests’ and color and … [Read more...]

Egg Hunt, Sunday, April 5th Session I, 9:30-10:30 AM & Session II, 11:00 AM-12:00PM


Create a bunny craft and then hop on down Peter Cottontail’s Trail to a special spot on the Refuge for an egg hunt.  Each child will receive a special gift.  A very popular program for children ages 2 … [Read more...]

Spring Wildlife Camp, Tuesday April 7th through Friday April 10th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

spring wildlife camp

Come to the Refuge for exploring, discovering, and lots of wildlife fun, while learning about nature and animals.  Dress for the weather, as each day will include a hike on the trails.  There will … [Read more...]

Sounds of the Night! Friday, April 10th at 7:00 PM

Sounds of the Night

Who is making all that noise?!  Learn about the nocturnal sounds you hear through a fun power point presentation that will include the calls of native frogs, owls, and insects.  After learning about … [Read more...]

Earth Day Celebration, Saturday, April 18, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Earth Day

Come and celebrate nature and our lovely planet at the Refuge during this all-day affair!  The day will include guided nature walks, live animal presentations, crafts, environmental exhibitors, and … [Read more...]

Full Moon Night Hike, Saturday, May 2nd 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Full Moon

Join us for a nighttime hike through the forest up to North Pond as we look and listen for nocturnal creatures, and enjoy some night vision activities under the light of the moon.  The walk will last … [Read more...]

LIVE BAT ENCOUNTER! Sunday, May 3rd 4:00 PM

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien

 Learn about bats from around the world in this up-close and personal live animal program! Rob Mies, TV personality, conservation biologist, co-founder and Executive Director of the Organization for … [Read more...]

Chinchilla Stories at QWR, Saturday, May 9th at 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Chinchilla Stories

Meet our favorite, furry, South American rodent when you join Miss Marilyn & QWR Educator for a fun filled morning dedicated to Chinchillas.  Hear a story, meet Paco, and then create a craft.   A … [Read more...]

Local Author Talk, For the Love of Lemurs: My Life in the Wilds of Madagascar by Patricia Chapple Wright, Saturday, May 9th 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Author Talk with Lemur

One of the world’s foremost experts on lemurs, Dr. Patricia Wright will talk about her latest book and her work at Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar.  Dr. Wright is the winner of the prestigious … [Read more...]