Hayrides, Owls, and Wreaths at Felix Neck Fall Festival

After a morning of snow flurries and bitter cold, the sun was finally shining on Felix Neck’s Fall Festival. Hearty festival goers turned out for a day of making garlands and wreaths, hay rides and a close look at owls.

Felix Neck Fall Festival Is Friday

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary gives thanks for the outdoors from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28.

A Multi-Generational Celebration of Fern and Feather Day Camp

Those of all ages and species joined the celebration at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary Sunday in honor of 50 years of the sanctuary’s popular Fern and Feather day camp. Former campers brought their children. Gus Ben David brought a cane toad.

Campers of a Feather Flock Together

Through a twig archway in a pocket of the forest, 
a group of children played in the dirt and on some old tree stumps. In the background of their play space, known fondly as secret spot number two, stood several stick structures, remnants from the past year. Last summer, the older campers at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary’s Fern and Feather Day Camp built the forts for their traditional Thursday night sleep-out. This year they are territory for the younger kids to explore.

Skulls and Bones ID'd

If you’ve ever found a skull or bone while walking in the woods and wondered just what it may have come from, the upcoming workshop at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary can shed some light.

Felix Neck Summer Camp

It’s not too soon to think about summer camp. Registration is now open for this summer’s Felix Neck Fern and Feather Day Camp.

First Walk of the New Year

After all that celebrating, start off the new year with a walk at the Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary in Edgartown.

Cold-Stunned Sea Turtle Rescued on Chappaquiddick

With the help of two ferries and some human rescuers, a cold-stunned sea turtle made its way from a Chappaquiddick beach to the New England Aquarium Monday.

Fall Festival at Felix Neck

Celebrating fall is a tradition at Felix Neck and it comes with hayrides, face painting, live music by the Flying Elbows, food, wreath-making, crafts and even a look at the baby barn owls through the ingenious owl cam.

Nature's Classroom Has No Walls

Last Friday morning, in the shady woods of Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, camp counselor Noah McCarter sat on a fallen log and held a tiny blue and white feather in his hand.

“What kind of bird do you think it was from?” he asked a camper sitting quietly beside him.

“A blue jay!” Nora exclaimed.

Noah placed the feather in Nora’s hand and she proudly shared what she just learned.

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