Today At Monticello

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  • Sun 86° / 58°
  • Mon 73° / 48°
  • Tue 71° / 50°
  • Wed 72° / 53°

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Gates open from 8:30 am to 6 pm

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Owl Prowl

Join seasoned birder Jerry Therrien for an evening of listening to the hoots, wails, and shrieks of owls and learning about their habits. This educational walk begins at 5 p.m. and meets at the Trailhead on the Saunders-Monticello Trail. We recommend hiking boots, water, binoculars, and flashlights. Registration required. Call (434) 984-9800 or additional information.

Owl Prowl

Join seasoned birder Jerry Therrien for an evening of listening to the hoots, wails, and shrieks of owls and learning about their habits. This educational walk begins at 5 p.m. and meets at the Trailhead on the Saunders-Monticello Trail. We recommend hiking boots, water, binoculars, and flashlights. Registration required. Call (434) 984-9800 or additional information.

Falling Leaves and Winter Trees Walk

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This two-hour ramble through Monticello's forest during the waning days of the fall foliage display will concentrate on identifying trees by their bark fruit, seeds, buds, and habit. Jerry Therrien and Peggy Cornett will lead this adventure along Jefferson's original woodland passages. Binoculars are recommended. Please wear sturdy shoes and be prepared for muddy slopes and uneven terrain.

Falling Leaves and Winter Trees Walk

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This two-hour ramble through Monticello's forest during the waning days of the fall foliage display will concentrate on identifying trees by their bark fruit, seeds, buds, and habit. Jerry Therrien and Peggy Cornett will lead this adventure along Jefferson's original woodland passages. Binoculars are recommended. Please wear sturdy shoes and be prepared for muddy slopes and uneven terrain.

Thomas Jefferson and Natural History Walk

Thomas Jefferson’s passion for gardening arose from his truly wide-eyed curiosity about natural history and the “tranquil pursuits” of science. Monticello Curator of Plants, Peggy Cornett, will lead this two-hour trek through the forests of Monticello. Participants will examine autumn wildflowers, seedpods and nuts, trees, mammals, birds, the skies, fungi, insects, and geology with the historical perspective of the sage of Monticello ever in mind. Please wear sturdy shoes and be prepared for muddy slopes and uneven terrain.

Thomas Jefferson and Natural History Walk

Thomas Jefferson’s passion for gardening arose from his truly wide-eyed curiosity about natural history and the “tranquil pursuits” of science. Monticello Curator of Plants, Peggy Cornett, will lead this two-hour trek through the forests of Monticello. Participants will examine autumn wildflowers, seedpods and nuts, trees, mammals, birds, the skies, fungi, insects, and geology with the historical perspective of the sage of Monticello ever in mind. Please wear sturdy shoes and be prepared for muddy slopes and uneven terrain.

Thomas Jefferson and Natural History Walk

Thomas Jefferson’s passion for gardening arose from his truly wide-eyed curiosity about natural history and the “tranquil pursuits” of science. Monticello Curator of Plants, Peggy Cornett, will lead this two-hour trek through the forests of Monticello. Participants will examine autumn wildflowers, seedpods and nuts, trees, mammals, birds, the skies, fungi, insects, and geology with the historical perspective of the sage of Monticello ever in mind. Please wear sturdy shoes and be prepared for muddy slopes and uneven terrain.

Thomas Jefferson and Natural History Walk

Thomas Jefferson’s passion for gardening arose from his truly wide-eyed curiosity about natural history and the “tranquil pursuits” of science. Monticello Curator of Plants, Peggy Cornett, will lead this two-hour trek through the forests of Monticello. Participants will examine autumn wildflowers, seedpods and nuts, trees, mammals, birds, the skies, fungi, insects, and geology with the historical perspective of the sage of Monticello ever in mind. Please wear sturdy shoes and be prepared for muddy slopes and uneven terrain.

Owl Prowl

Join seasoned birder Jerry Therrien for an evening of listening to the hoots, wails, and shrieks of owls and learning about their habits. This educational walk begins at 5 p.m. and meets at the Trailhead on the Saunders-Monticello Trail. We recommend hiking boots, water, binoculars, and flashlights. Registration required. Call (434) 984-9800 or additional information.

Owl Prowl

Join seasoned birder Jerry Therrien for an evening of listening to the hoots, wails, and shrieks of owls and learning about their habits. This educational walk begins at 5 p.m. and meets at the Trailhead on the Saunders-Monticello Trail. We recommend hiking boots, water, binoculars, and flashlights. Registration required. Call (434) 984-9800 or additional information.