Sept 29, 11am – Story Hour & Craft with a nature theme at Shepherdstown Public Library 

October 13, 10am – Backyard Wilderness Film & Exhibit plus a Nature Walk at the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) during  the festival

October 20 – Bioblitz event at Cool Spring Preserve.  Explore and observe!  8:30am – 1pm.  Kids and their parents can visit five different stations dedicated to plant, bird, and fish species identification and document their findings with the iNaturalist app.  Citizen scientists will provide instruction.  FREE! Please register at

October – November – Backyard Wilderness Exhibit at Cool Spring Preserve in partnership with the Potomac Valley Audubon Society

Ongoing – Next Gen Capture Conservation Video Contest