Birders love Blandy's varied habitat.

Bee Wall
Common Yellowthroat on a Spruce tree
Sunflower umbrella
Photo by Jeff Taylor, The Winchester Star

Birders love Blandy's varied habitat.

Bee Wall
Common Yellowthroat on a Spruce tree
Sunflower umbrella
Photo by Jeff Taylor, The Winchester Star

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Events

Today

  1. Blandy Sketch Group Meeting
    • Start time: 12:30pm
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • The Blandy Sketch Group is a dynamic group of artists who work in the visual arts and who all share a love of the natural world as inspirations for their artwork. The Blandy Sketch Group meets on the first Thursday of the month, and is open to any artist, beginner or professional. For more information, please visit: https://blandysketchgroup.wordpress.com/ 

Friday, August 20th

  1. Birding for Beginners
    • Start time: 08:00am
    • End time: 10:00am
    • Birding for Beginners8:00-10:00 AM Friday, August 20th  Always wanted to give birding a try, but not sure where to start? Join Blandy Director and birding enthusiast Dave Carr to practice birding basics. We expect to see hummingbirds, swallows, indigo buntings, and more! Bring your own binoculars or borrow a pair from Blandy. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Meet at the flagpole at the front parking lot close to the “Arboretum Information” kiosk. Click here to register: https://blandy.virginia.edu/content/upcoming-events

Saturday, August 21st

  1. Full Moon Walk
    • Start time: 08:00pm
    • End time: 09:00pm
    • Full Moon Walk Saturday, August 21, 8:00-9:00 PMExplore the arboretum at night on a guided nature walk. Who knows what we’ll discover? Bring a flashlight, wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. Meet at the flagpole at the front parking lot close to the “Arboretum Information” kiosk. Click here to register: https://blandy.virginia.edu/content/upcoming-events

Thursday, August 26th

  1. Blandy Book Club Virtual Meeting
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End time: 02:00pm
    • The Blandy Book Club will meet virtually until it's safe to resume in-person meetings.

      To learn more, send an email to the Director of Scientific Engagement ([email protected]).

Thursday, September 2nd

  1. Blandy Sketch Group Meeting
    • Start time: 12:30pm
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • The Blandy Sketch Group is a dynamic group of artists who work in the visual arts and who all share a love of the natural world as inspirations for their artwork. The Blandy Sketch Group meets on the first Thursday of the month, and is open to any artist, beginner or professional. For more information, please visit: https://blandysketchgroup.wordpress.com/