Date(s) - Sunday, May 11, 2014
Naturalist Jack Gulvin will lead the annual Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk at the Audubon Center’s Bentley Sanctuary in Jamestown on Sunday, May 11. Meet at 2 p.m. at the entrance to the Bentley Sanctuary, located at the end of Bentley Road, off Fluvanna Road to the right (if heading north), near the Fluvanna Community Church.
The fee is $8 or $6 for Friends of the Nature Center. Reservations are not required.
The Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk is an opportunity to take a couple hours to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of even the smallest and the most common wildflowers. You can learn which are native and which were brought here by Europeans eager to see a familiar sight from the home country. You will also learn about some that tagged along uninvited.
Bring sturdy, mud-proof footwear and dress for the weather. With the wonderful background information Gulvin provides, a pencil and paper are often welcome accessories. Since it is also a great time for birds, consider bringing binoculars.
If you can’t make it on May 11, you can visit the Bentley Sanctuary on your own any time between dawn and dusk.
To learn more, call (716) 569-2345 or click through the Program Listing at Jamestown Audubon Center & Sanctuary to Mother’s Day Walk.