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.
Fireflies, Moths, and Your Yard in the Dark
Enjoy a summer evening at Rushton observing and learning about one of our best-loved insects, the firefly! We will discover what sets them apart from other beetles, the intricacies of firefly light shows, and how to help vulnerable nocturnal insects in your backyard.
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.