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R811 Fall 2019 The World Around Us

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R811 Fall 2019 The World Around Us
Mondays, 2:00–3:30, Sep. 23–Nov. 4
Note time
Seven sessions
Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Dr. Reston, VA 20190
Coordinator: Elizabeth Bolton
Class limit: 32

This course will have various speakers on the natural world: from bees and butterflies to raptors.
  • Sept. 23: Nocturnal Neighbors: Fairfax County Wildlife after Dark. Erin Thady and Ethan Chapmon, wildlife biologists, Fairfax County.
  • Sept. 30: What’s at the Feeder: Our Local Birds. Abby Stockling, naturalist at the Walker Nature Center.
  • Oct. 7: The Flutterbys: Butterflies. Claudia Thompson-Deahl, senior environmental resources manager for Reston Association, Katie Shaw, manager of the Walker Nature Center.
  • Oct. 14: Small Jewels: Dragonflies. Don Corum, Fairfax Master Naturalist.
  • Oct. 21: The Endangered: Bats. Kristen Sinclair, ecologist with the Fairfax County Park Authority specializing in rare, threatened and endangered species.
  • Oct. 28: The Buzz Word: Bees. Brenda Kiessling, master beekeeper, and beekeeper since the 1970s.
  • Nov. 4 Town Center Squatters: The Reston Falcons and Other Raptors. Matthew Olear, US Fish and Wildlife volunteer and falcon fan.

Class Details

7 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Walker Nature Center

Elizabeth Bolton 

Class Fee: 


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/23/2019 - 11/4/2019 Weekly - Mon 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Reston, Walker Nature Center  Map, Room: Nature House Elizabeth Bolton 

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