Public Programs and Events

April 2019

Native plants for your garden!

When: April 27, 2019 – May 5, 2019
On Saturday April 27, Shaver’s Creek is hosting a native plant sale for home gardeners and plant enthusiasts. The sale starts at 10 am and will continue throughout the week during regular hours for as long as plants last. Native...

Therapeutic Benefits of Nature: Human Nature Series

When: April 27, 2019
Join us this Saturday, April 27, for the third workshop of the Human Nature Series! This workshop will be all about the Therapeutic Benefits of Nature. We will be taking advantage of the beautiful spring weather using practices such as...

May 2019

Migration Morning

When: May 1, 2019
Join us in looking for spring migrants and learning about bird song!

Migration Morning

When: May 8, 2019
Join us in looking for spring migrants and learning about bird song!

Physical Activity in the Outdoors: Human Nature Series

When: May 11, 2019
There are so many ways to be active outdoors. Discover incredible outdoor recreation activities available in the surrounding area, talk with local outdoor recreation experts, and even try some of these activities for yourself during this adventure filled workshop! This...

June 2019


When: June 27, 2019
The natural diversity of the United States ranges from scorching deserts to dramatic snow-capped peaks. In between is an amazing array of landscapes, plants, and animals that have helped define the American experience. Jason Beale, our Director of Animal Care, will take...

Crooners and Coffee at the Creek: Songs to Welcome Summer

When: June 30, 2019
We will continue our new music series in the Hamer Classroom and look forward to sharing some tunes with all! Please let us know if you're thinking of joining! This is a free event; donations are appreciated.