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Nature Programs
Possible Cover_Motts Run_thumb.jpgAre you happiest outdoors?   Then you will want to check out our award winning nature programs.  From hikes, to camping, to fossil hunting, we have activities that are sure to excite the whole family.   We also offer a number of no-cost ideas that allow you to enjoy our beautiful nature spaces without opening your wallet. 

Additionally, Nature Education Coordinator Linda Bailey, pens a monthly blog over at the Free Lance-Star that keeps you in the loop with all things outdoors around the 'Burg!

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Nature Center

Give your little naturalist the type of party they will never forget! 
You get to choose from a frog, snake or bug themed party and let our nature educations provide the fun.  For just a $150 you get a 2-hr unforgettable naturalist-led experience , access to the nature play space called "The Hideout," exclusive use of the entire Nature Center for your child and up to 15 guests.  We'll provide the fun and you provide the cake, friends, and decorations! 

For more information or to make your reservation email Mimi Dempsey.

Registration for programs
Registration can be done either online, via fax or mail, or in person at the Dorothy Hart Center. We do recommend to register no later than 1 week prior to the program starting. 

Please be sure to register for Fredericksburg Alert, the only system we use to deliver important information alerts, street closings, closings, and cancellation notifications to you on all your devices:
  • Email account (work, home, other)
  • Cell phone (via SMS)
  • Office phone
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