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Outdoor Learning Lab: Week 5 – Life lurking in the Buffer (special guest appearance)

April 14, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Join Friends of the Rappahannock environmental educators for interactive lessons at our nature preserve.  Register below!


Life Lurking in the Buffer! –  With a special guest appearance! 

Learn about the Riparian Buffer habitat and which animals thrive here by the Rappahannock River. Discover what makes this area special and how we to protect it. Meet, Stuart, an ambassador opossum with his mom and rehabber, Karen Brace! We have reduced our fees to encourage support for Awesome Possumz! You can help by bringing an item to donate toward the care of Stuart and his brother and sister ambassadors or a monetary donation. https://www.awesomepossumz.com


Donation Items needed:

  • Paper towels
  • Fleece/blankets (for bedding)
  • Tissues
  • Puppy pads (all sizes)
  • Rubbermaid-style storage containers (these make great baby bins for young opossums)
  • High quality wet dog/cat food or kibble
  • Gift cards grocery stores for his fresh food
  • Gift cards to pet stores or Walmart for supplies
  • Fleece blankets
  • Hospital-style baby blankets
  • Any extra fabric you have laying around


Minimum age to participate is 5 years old.

Read our COVID SAFETY GUIDELINES. All participants must sign our COVID Safety Agreement Form.

What to bring:

For any program questions, please contact Nancy Stalik at [email protected]


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April 14, 2021
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Nancy Stalik


Friends of the Rappahannock
3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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