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Butterflies in the Park
Butterflies fluttering amidst sun-drenched meadows are a sure sign of summer. Hunt for butterflies in the sweeping lawns and hidden spaces in Roger Williams Park. Our Museum naturalist will help you discover how to find and identify these flying jewels. Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars.

Dates:
Saturday, June 28, 2014, 9:00am
Sunday, July 20, 2014, 9:00am
Sunday, August 10, 2014, 9:00am

Program Fee per Session:
$2.00 per person (includes Museum admission)/Museum Members: Free Children under age 4 are not permitted and pets are not permitted. Pre-registration required. To register, contact the Museum at 401.785.9457 x248 or email info@musnathist.com.


Early Spring Bird Walks
Join us as we explore Roger Williams Park for colorful spring migrants as they arrive from their wintering grounds and winter birds just before their departure. It's probable that we will see and hear brown creepers, red-breasted nuthatches, kinglets, wood ducks, and herons. We may also encounter some of the other residents of the park such as deer and and fisher. Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars.

Dates:
Saturday, March 21, 2015, 9:00am
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:00am

Program Fee per Session:
$2.00 per person (includes Museum admission)/Museum Members: Free Children under age 4 are not permitted and pets are not permitted. Pre-registration required. To register, contact the Museum at 401.785.9457 x248 or email info@musnathist.com.


Free Bird Walks in Roger Williams Park in May 2015
Audubon partners with the Museum of Natural History in Roger Williams Park to offer Saturday morning bird walks in May. Roger Williams Park is a 450-acre oasis in the heart of one the most densely populated areas of Rhode Island. The woodlands and large ponds provide an ideal place for birds to rest and feed on their migration northwards. Colorful Parula, Blackburnian, Black-throated Green, and Magnolia Warblers are among the migrants. Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars.

Dates:
Saturday, May 2, 2015, 9:00am
Saturday, May 9, 2015, 9:00am
Saturday, May 16, 2015, 9:00am
Saturday, May 23, 2015, 9:00am
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 9:00 am

Program Fee per Session:
Free (bird walk participants receive free admission to the Museum. Good for the day of the walk only. Does not include planetarium admission. Children under age 4 are not permitted and pets are not permitted.) Pre-registration required. Call 401.785.9457 x248 or email info@musnathist.com to register.


Special programming offered in the spring, summer and Fall. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. First-come, first-served. For further information, contact the Museum at 401.785.9457 x248.





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