Weirdest Wetland Beast
Saturday, June 27, 2015, 11 am – 3 pm

It has huge paddle-like front paws, specialized fur, poor eyesight, and an incredible nose! The star-nosed mole has tentacles for a nose that it uses to find food. Test out your sense of touch using our mystery boxes. Are you as receptive as this weird mole? Regular park admission applies. For more information, please call 902-758-5316 or email legacycentre@novascotia.ca.

Canada Day – Be Free Butterfly
Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 2 pm – 3 pm

Celebrate Canada Day with us at the Greenwing Legacy Centre.  We have been raising Painted Lady butterflies and they are ready to fly!  Imagine how it would feel to go from a caterpillar, to a sleeping cocoon, to a flying creature.  Regular park admission applies. For more information email  legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.

Owls. Who, me?
Saturday, July 4, 2015, 11 am – 3 pm

Discover some of the different calls of owls. Compare the characteristics of the barred, saw-whet, great horned and snowy owls. Learn the incredible adaptations these birds have that make them unique hunters. Regular park admission applies. For more information email  legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.

Duck Day
Saturday, July 11, 2015, 10 am – 2 pm

Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park invite you to join us for Duck Day. Bring the family and have lunch at our free BBQ, get up close and personal with animals from the Maritime Reptile Zoo, learn to fish, go critter dipping in the pond, get your face painted, build a song bird nest-box, and more.

The event takes place at the Greenwing Legacy Interpretive Centre in the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park, 149 Creighton Rd, Shubenacadie, NS. For more information contact Chelsea Murray at c_murray@ducks.ca or 902-292-2506

Parks Day Peacock Party
Saturday, July 18, 2015, 11 am – 3 pm

It is time to visit the park and put on your most colourful clothing. Try to outshine our proud peacocks. Pin the tail on the peacock, not a real one! Discover the ways our peacocks survive their freedom in the park and use their adaptations to keep safe. Make a peacock craft and imitate their call. Regular park admission applies. For more information email: legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.

Toad and Frog Day
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 11 am – 3 pm

How can you tell the difference between toads and frogs? You can ask us and hunt for some in their habitat. Learn about their life cycles up close. View the toads and frogs on display at the wetland centre. Come explore our pseudo pond and make a craft. Regular park admission applies. For more information email: legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.

One-day Survivor Camp
Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 9:30 am – 4 pm

Join Shubenacadie Young Nature Club ( SYNC) .  This opportunity is offered to children age 7-12 years old, at a low cost of $30 for the day. The Hug a Tree program teaches children how not to become lost in the woods, and what to do if they should become lost. The day will be spent at the beautiful St Andrew’s Marsh reserve located beside the wildlife park.  All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the day.  Camps will be run by experienced outdoor educators trained in first aid, CPR and who have passed a Child Abuse Registry Check. For more information or to pre-register email: legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.

Moonlight Night Tour
Friday, July 31, 2015, 9 pm – 10:30 pm

Join us in an easy, guided moonlight walk of the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.  Get a nocturnal view of the park and its inhabitants.  The fee is $6 per person. Cash only.  This event is recommended for ages 12 and up.  Please bring flashlights, insect repellant, dress for the weather, wear good walking/hiking shoes and bring  water. Pre- registering required. You must receive a confirmation to be eligible for this event. For more information or to pre-register  email  legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316

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