Mother’s Day wildflower walk at Bentley Preserve

Date(s) - Sunday, May 12, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bentley Sanctuary


The Audubon Community Nature Center will hold a Mother’s Day wildflower walk from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 12 at the Bentley Preserve of the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy on Bentley Road off Fluvanna Avenue north of Jamestown.

Participants will join Audubon and the annual wildflower walk starting at the entrance to Bentley Preserve. Meander through the woods in search of the spring wildflowers and other spring treasures. Jack Gulvin leads this hike that features all the spring flowers blooming, from Black Cohosh to Stinking Benjamin.

Bentley Preserve is now owned and operated by the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy, and they welcome Audubon each Mother’s Day to carry on the tradition.

Jack Gulvin is a naturalist at Chautauqua Institution, where he leads nature walks Friday mornings at 9 a.m. during the season and oversees the Purple Martin colonies, leading walks the first four Fridays of the Chautauqua season at 4:15 p.m.

The cost is $8 for adults, $6 for Community Nature Center members and $6 for children ages 9 to 15.

Walk-ins are welcome but, paid reservations may be made online.

For more information call (716) 569-2345 during business hours.