NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP!

Saturday, May 6, 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Bring your camera! Robert Smith will begin his workshop indoors with an in-depth presentation on flower photography entitled "Flower Photography: Tricks of the Trade". The group will then move outdoors to practice some of the techniques covered. Members free, $10 for non-members. Register by May 5.

CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP: PAINTED POTS FOR MOTHER’S DAY

Saturday, May 6, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Children will enjoy decorating and planting a clay pot, a perfect Mother’s Day Gift for moms who love plants. Children must be accompanied by parent or guardian (no charge for adults). All materials provided. Members’ children $4; nonmembers’ children $5. Register by May 5.

SHARING NATURE TEACHERS’ WORKSHOP

Saturday, May 13, 9:00 to 3:00 p.m. 

Sharing Nature is a worldwide movement dedicated to helping children and adults deepen their relationship with nature, using creative, life-changing nature activities and Flow Learning™, a revolutionary teaching system that fosters empathy and makes ecological principles come alive. ​This hands-on interdisciplinary K-12 workshop for teachers and homeschool educators will be taught by Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Outreach Educator Sabrina Cummings. All materials provided. Bring a brown bag lunch. The workshop and CEU’s (.6) are FREE to educators. Please register by May 10. 

NATIVE ORCHIDS OF SOUTH MISSISSIPPI

Saturday, May 20, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Learn to recognize and enjoy many of the thirty species of orchids native to the Gulf Coast! Glen Ladnier, long-time orchid enthusiast and member of the Gulf Coast Orchid Society, will discuss habitats, plant and flower characteristics, and touch on common conservation techniques, before leading a short field walk to visit native orchids blooming in the Arboretum exhibits. Members free; non-members $5.  Register by May 19.