Our nature preserves are open to the public 365 days per year, providing natural places that offer peace and respite for all. We do love dogs, however... Because it is an important bird area (IBA) for nesting grassland birds who are very sensitive to the presence of dogs, they are not allowed at Kirkwood … Learn more about our nature preserves.
Join Director of Stewardship Andrew Kirkpatrick to explore the forest communities of Rushton Woods Preserve. Trees form a complex network of habitats for a variety of creatures, and every forest has its own unique ecology. Learn how to identify different ecosystems by reading the intricacies of the forested landscape.
This event is Birds and Wildlife (Bird Icon), Healthy Habitat (Leaf Icon).
Rushton Nature Keepers (RNK) is a membership only program for children ages 7-11. You can only register for individual RNK events if you have paid the membership fee. For more information about Rushton Nature Keepers click here. Contact Blake Goll, Education Programs Manager with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.