Bring friends and family and meet us in our Meadow Garden. Learn about migrating birds and monarchs, planting native plants to support them, and enjoy family-friendly nature activities. Discover the amazing habitat thriving there and enjoy its expanse and beauty while our experts share ideas you can take home. Enjoy the sounds of live bluegrass music as you explore the many activities.
Please note that Meet Us in the Meadow is held rain or shine.
A Migration Celebration
MILLION POLLINATOR STATION
Be one of a Million Pollinator Gardens across the USA and register your pollinator garden.
AUTUMN IS FOR PLANTING NATIVES!
Discover how to use native plants to attract more birds and pollinators to your yard or garden.
Meet our experts and explore migrating insects including butterflies and dragonflies. Test your knowledge at our pollinator wheel!
Join our birding experts searching the sky for migrating hawks.
NATIVE PLANT GIVEAWAY
First 1,000 participants can pot a native plant to take home.
Can you Haiku? Be inspired by nature, and create your own poem! Share using #MeadowGarden on Instagram and Twitter.
Explore nature with hands-on activities in the Lookout Loft Treehouse and our Pollinator Concentration Lawn Game.
FOR THE BIRDS
Meet birding experts and learn about the Longwood banding and nest box programs.
WALKS & TALKS
Meadow Bird Hikes
- 2:00–3:00 pm
- 3:30–4:30 pm
Meadow Ecology Walks
- 1:30 pm
- 2:30 pm
Enjoy the sounds of live bluegrass from regional artist Marc Silver.
- 1:30–4:30 pm