Two more days to buy raffle tickets!

Tanglewood news Feb. 27th 2020

We’re hiring summer camp staff!

Learn more and find the application here.

Camp registration is open, too – sign up today to get the Early Bird pricing!

Upcoming events:

Win for Wildlife! A fundraising raffle for Tanglewood. Saturday February 29th, 7pm-9pm. Buy as many raffle tickets as you like for our 1st annual Win for Wildlife. Each $20 raffle ticket enters you for three drawings for cash prizes: $2,000, $1,000, and $500. Need not be present to win – but if you are, take in the drama of the drawing, and nibble on delicious desserts. This event will be livestreamed so you can enjoy the drawing from the comfort of your couch! If you buy online, your ticket will be automatically entered into the drawing and your matching ticket stubs will be mailed to you. (You can also purchase from our Board of Directors or by calling the office.)

Owl Walk. Saturday March 7th, 6-7:30pm. SOLD OUT. Join us for a night hike to call in some of our native wild owls! We’ll begin the evening with some basics about owl habitats, adaptations, and behavior, and introduce you to our resident non-releasable owls. Then hit the trail! BYO headlamp/flashlight.

Nature Nerd Trivia. Friday March 20th, starts at 7pm. Pub vibes at the museum! Bring your friends and wits; we provide beer, snacks, and the questions. Topics include: biology, chemistry, and New York native species. $5 per person, max 6 people on a team, max of 10 teams – reserve your team spot today! Pre-registration is required.

Last Winter Wiggles of the season! Wednesday March 25th, 10am-11am.

Homeschool Drop-in Program: Climate Change Doesn’t Have to be Scary. Tuesday March 31st, 10am-11am. This week, we’ll learn about climate change – how it works and what it is, and easy changes and choices we can make at home to make a difference! $5 for the family if you’re a member of Tanglewood; if you’re not yet a member, $10 for the family. Cash is preferred.

Members Night at the Museum: Reptiles and Amphibians. Friday April 3rd from 6-7:30pm. Free, no registration needed. Jamie will present an animal show featuring reptiles and amphibians that live at Tanglewood, both native and non-native species. Learn about local frogs and toads, hear their spring calls, check out the differences between land and water turtles, and feel the smooth dry scales of a friendly snake.

What we’re reading and watching this week: 

We have new t-shirt styles, including kids’ tees, in our Vintage Tanglewood shirt! Online only.

At the nature center, we have other Tanglewood swag like hats and water bottles, plus the local wildflower honey, stuffed Audubon birds and other cuddlies. Stop by the Nuthatch Gift Shop today to explore!

And if you’re a member, remember that you get a 20% discount!

Reminder! Dogs are allowed at Personius Woods, but NOT on the trails by the nature center. We are preserving ground-nesting bird habitats and appreciate your cooperation. We encourage you to hike with your dogs along the streams, fields, and forests at Personius.