Virginia Nature Guide

Fawns are born in late-May through the mid-June, increasing Virginia's deer population by a half-million. Learn deer trails and distant sounds of wildlife with Virginia Nature Guide.
Bleeding Hearts. Blooms in spring, mostly in shade. Learn 100s of wildflowers with Virginia Nature Guide.
The American Lady is usually found in the mountains and in flowery locations. The Lady has two large eyespots on its ventral side and a white dot on its forewing. Learn dozens of butterflies on one of our explorations.
Buckeyes have a bold pattern of eyespots and white bars on the upper wing surface that helps protect against predators.  The Wild Turkey is native to Virginia and can weigh up to 24 pounds. The Cardinal Flower is a perennial is mostly found in wooded, shaded mountain areas, though can be found in sunny wetlands.
Born in May to mid-June, Fawns increase Virginia's deer population by half-million.
409 Yount Ave.
Staunton, VA 24401
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Staunton City
Phone: (540) 294-0354
Virginia Nature Guide

Master Naturalist led outing. Nature Studies & Light Hiking: Virginia Nature Guide provides interesting outdoors' activities with an "educational twist". While most people hike or walk from A to Z and say "it was nice", we provide knowledge of the surrounding forest. With us, you will explore and identify natures unique diversity such as: Forest Communities, Indicator Species, Forest Strata, Bloom Timing, "Virginia Wildflower, Butterfly and Tree Identification (including American Chestnut)", Vernal Pools, Wildlife Trails & Signs, “Trout Streams Structure & Habitat”, Old Field Succession, Waterfalls, Ecotones, Woodlots, Wildlife Viewing, Night Hikes, Scouting Wildlife, Geat Views and more. Join Virginia Nature Guide for an adventure into Virginia’s forest and Wilderness Areas. "The forest is alive" if you open your eyes and mind to listen, learn and explore. With Virginia Nature Guide, the forest is alive. Available to individuals up to two couples. Explorations are typically 3-4 hours. Times vary from daybreak to night time. Located in the central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.  For more visit

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Last Updated: 10/24/2013 1:39 PM
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