Great Backyard Bird Count Activity: Winter Birdsong

Edith J Carrier Arboretum 780 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA

Bring your lunch and enjoy a presentation led by Rich Wood on birds and birdsong, focusing on our winter residents. We will then head outside to discover some of the feathered songsters that call the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum home! This activity will be held during the Great Backyard Bird Count. For more information on […]

Book Discussion of Rachel Carson and Her Sisters

Edith J Carrier Arboretum 780 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA

Part of the "A Book for the 'Burg" collaborative event series. Grab your copy of Rachel Carson and Her Sisters by Robert K. Musil from JMU library, EMU library, or Massanutten Regional Library and join us at the Frances Plecker Education Center to talk about it over light refreshments. Then, you'll be ready to engage […]

2023 Litten Lecture: Urban Birdsong

Edith J Carrier Arboretum 780 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA

Featuring Research by Dr. Dana Moseley & Piano Performance by doctoral student Anna Showalter Friday, February 24 | Reception 5:30PM | Lecture 7PM Location: Forbes Center for the Performing Arts - Recital Hall Sponsored by JMU College of Visual and Performing Arts Free Admission, Registration Required Discover how aspects of urbanization impact the song and […]

Art in the Arboretum: Forest Paintings Inspired by Emily Carr

Edith J Carrier Arboretum 780 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA

For Elementary Age Explorers and Older Join us on the Tree Terrace as we take a look at how artist Emily Carr tried to capture nature’s movement on paper—then make our own art! Supplies provided, and we’ll be following the lesson make from the blog paintedpaperart.com. Free, Registration encouraged. To register visit: https://forms.gle/hjaJaJttTL87m7XRA