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Broadlands Nature Center, Loudoun County, VA

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If you live in Loudoun County and want to introduce your child to the great outdoors, come visit the Broadlands Nature Center. This wonderful nature center is located just south of the Dulles Greenway at 21907 Claiborne Parkway, Broadlands, Virginia.

The Nature Center is a fun place to visit with hands-on exhibits for kids, live animals, a children's reading room and informative eco exhibits. The Nature Center is also home to several natural habitats including ponds, meadow and wooded areas to explore.

BrlandsNature-Center-pix008The Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) and the Broadlands Homeowners Association (HOA) have partnered to provide nature programs for the community. All programs meet at the Nature Center. We will go outside for most programs so please dress appropriately for the weather and wear sturdy shoes.

ANS offers programs for Scouts, families, birthday parties, after school, PreK and K, and parents with toddlers.

Nature Center Hours are: M-F 9-5pm, 2nd Saturdays 10-2pm. The Nature Center is also open two additional Saturdays a month. Please check the Broadlands HOA newsletter on-line (www.broadlandshoa.org) to find open dates and see upcoming program information. Please note that the naturalist's schedule may vary based on animal care and programming needs. If you need to get in touch with the naturalist quickly the best way is to email naturalist@broadlandshoa.com

Upcoming Programs

The Bug Man will showcase incredible jaw dropping displays of world-wide insects, many of which are the largest species in the world! This exciting program will introduce you to ecology and basic entomology of insects. And you will get a chance to pet a live bug!
Pre-register at broadlandsnaturally.org
Date: Saturday, August 9th, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM
Pre-paid Cost: $4.00/child. Payment must be received by noon Friday, August 8, 2014
Cost on day of event: $5/child

We will feed Ziggy and Sunny, the corn snakes, after the event between 11 and 11:30am.

Find out what all the furry, feathered and scaly friends do as the temperatures dip and the snow moves in. Learn about migration, adaptation and hibernation. Animals in this program might include opossum, rabbits, snakes, turtles and chickens.
Pre-register at broadlandsnaturally.org
Saturday, October 11th, 2014
10:00AM- 11:00AM
Pre-paid Cost:
$4.00/child. Payment must be received by noon Friday, October 10, 2014
Cost on day of event:

This fun educational program will dispel myths of the mysterious bat and provide the audience with a natural history and knowledge of these misunderstood creatures. The presentation is followed by live bats! Best for older children.
Pre-register at broadlandsnaturally.org
Saturday, November 8th, 2014
Time: 10:00AM- 11:00AM
Pre-paid Cost: $4.00/child. Payment must be received by noon Friday, November 7, 2014
Cost on day of event: 

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To register or for more info:
call 703-729-9704 or email

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