The Butterfly Habitat at the Springs Preserve will be open thru November 19, weather permitting. The habitat contains many species of butterflies and the plants that sustain them. You'll emerge with a better understanding of the environment needed for the survival of these spectacular insects.
Walk with a Red Rock Audubon Society birding expert and a Wetlands Park nature guide November 19 and learn about birds in the park. Get to know other bird enthusiasts and learn about birding resources. Be prepared to walk up to two miles. Binoculars available to borrow. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Registration required
Clark County Parks & Recreation will host a celebration of International Migratory Bird Day on at Sunset Park Lake on November 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free, family-friendly event will have brding experts sharing bird identification information and there will be kid-friendly activities including a StoryWalk, Bird Twister, and activity books about wildlife.
The Animal Foundation in Las Vegas is in desperate need of sheets, blankets, towels and such to use for bedding for their cats and dogs. Gently used or new items can be dropped at the shelter every day between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. They would also like to connect with housekeeping departments for regular pickups of donated items.
The Utah rescue group Because Animals Matter will hold the Get Bark To Nature Zion Retreat fundraiser December 1-3 in Springdale, with a variety of indoor and outdoor activities in and around Zion National Park. Proceeds from the event will support BAM’s many pet and community programs.
The Vegas Valley Dog Obedience Club will have registration for puppy and adult classes on January 11 at 7 p.m. Classes start the following week. Proof of shots required to register your dog. Do not take dog to registration.
You can adopt a dog or cat six months old or over or bunny from the Animal Foundation at no charge November 8-12 during National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. Included: spay/neuter surgery, microchip and up-to-date vaccines. A city/government fee of $10 will apply for residents of the City of Las Vegas and the City of North Las Vegas.