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May 5, 2018
Annual Volunteer Day

 10:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for our annual Volunteer Day! This event is open to anyone thinking about, interested in, or already volunteering at the Wildlife Park and Wetland Interpretive Centre! Come join us for an introduction on how the park works, learn about our different programs and how you can get involved. This will include a walking tour of the facilities, so dress appropriately for weather! Admission is free for registered participants, please register by emailing  r_parker@ducks.ca or phone 902-758-4541



June 2, 2018
Learn to Fish -L2F

 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Learn the safe and proper way to fish in Nova Scotia. We recommend this event for ages 8 to 100. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Fishing gear will be supplied if needed. Be prepared for a 1.5 hour classroom session, then take to the pond and try your hand at catching some delicious fish. You decide whether to catch and release, or take the fish home for dinner. Bring outdoor clothes, rubber boots, hat, insect repellent and sunblock. Regular park admission applies. You must pre-register and receive a confirmation to participate in this event by phoning 902-758-5316 or emailing legacycentre@gov.ns.ca



June 30, 2018
Wild about Butterfly Gardening

 June 30-July 2, 2018 Canada Day

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate Canada Day week-end with us at the beautiful Shubenacadie Wildlife Park and learn about our incredible pollinators. Watch our butterflies be released at 2:00 pm on Saturday, Sunday and Monday (weather permitting). Imagine how it would feel to go from a caterpillar, to sleeping in a cocoon, to a flying creature!  

We will also be weeding our garden, offering starter kits for worm composting and sharing our milkweed seeds for you to grow the endangered Monarch Butterfly’s main food source. Regular park admission applies.  For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.



July 7, 2018
Wild about the Ocean

 July 7-8, 2018

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 The ocean covers 71% of the earth and is home to over 220,000 identified species. We will explore the array of seashells found in Atlantic Canada and learn about how they prey upon the wealth of life around them. Our display will keep you guessing about the identity of creatures from the deep. A simple experiment demonstrates the density of sea water. Make a fun ocean craft for $1. Regular park admission applies.  For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.



July 14, 2018
Wild about Busting Animal Myths

 July 14-15, 2018

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 Everyone has heard stories about animal’s unusual characteristics. Sometimes the most incredible are true! However, there are many myths passed around, about animal’s physical and behavioural abilities, that need to be busted. Visit our centre and play our trivia game to help clear things up. Regular park admission applies.  For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.



July 21, 2018
Duck Day

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park present Duck Day! Join us at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park for a day of family fun celebrating the partnership between DUC, the wildlife park, and our community of dedicated supporters. The day will include a FREE BBQ, live entertainment, face painting, crafts, nest box building, critter dipping and more. Regular Park admission applies. For more information contact us at 902-758-4541, or c_murray@ducks.ca



July 27, 2018
Moonlight Night Tour

 

9:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Join us in an easy, nighttime guided 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.



August 4, 2018
Wild about Biodiversity

 Aug 4-5, 2018

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This wild weekend we are going wild about ecosystem biodiversity. Join us at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park to better understand biodiversity. Three main components of biodiversity are ecosystem, species and genetic diversity. If you think biodiversity is puzzling, then come and put the biodiversity puzzle together to help relate the connection with all components of an ecosystem. Make a fun craft to take home for $1. Regular park admission applies.  For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.



August 11, 2018
Wild about Reptiles ? With the Maritime Reptile Zoo

 

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Come to the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park to get up close and personal with some incredible reptiles from the Maritime Reptile Zoo, as they embark on a slithery and scaly journey! By combining entertainment, education, and live animals, they hope to dispel myths, alleviate fears, and give the public a chance to experience some of the world's most misunderstood creatures. Get ready to learn about some of the reptiles and amphibians from all four corners of the world, as well as those found right here in the Maritimes!

Reptile Show Times:

11:00 - 12:00

12:30 - 1:30

 2:00 - 3:00

Regular park admission applies. For more information email  legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.



August 18, 2018
Wild about Bees

 August 18 & 19, 2017

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

This wild weekend we are going wild about Bees. Join us at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park to explore the lives of these tiny workers. Check out our active beehive and see if you can spot the queen. Enjoy a sweet taste test of some delicious local honey. Make a fun craft to take home for $1. Regular park admission applies.  For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.



August 25, 2018
Moonlight Night Tour

 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us in an easy, nighttime guided 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.



September 1, 2018
Wild about Owls

 Sept 1 & 2, 2018

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

This weekend we are going wild about Owls. Join us at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park to explore these amazing predators. Learn about their incredible adaptations of silent flight, binaural hearing and night vision. Make a fun craft to take home for $1 or dissect an owl pellet for $3. Regular park admission applies. For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.



September 22, 2018
Night Tour

8:00 PM to 9:30 PM.

Have you ever walked in the forest at night?  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 8 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



October 12, 2018
Family Night Tour

 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

Have you ever walked in the forest at night?  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 all ages. 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



October 27, 2018
Wild about Halloween

 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Come to the park for tricks and treats, where the animals can see your Halloween costumes. Surprise our wildlife with your outfits and we will have some surprises for you. Regular park admission applies. For more information email:  legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.