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June 17, 2020
Virtual Tour of the Great Dismal Swamp
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwHrvvJWFz0 Take a virtual tour of the Great Dismal Swamp Watch in full screen to fully enjoy. You may want to select "Settings" (the gear icon) and set the quality to HD.FB: https://www.facebook.com/theNatureBusVA/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/thenaturebus/ Helping turtles cross roads: https://www.matts-turtles.org/helping...
May 21, 2020
Virtual Walk at False Cape State Park
https://youtu.be/7OgqZsl86TI Take a virtual walk at False Cape State Park Watch in full screen to fully enjoy. You may want to select "Settings" (the gear icon) and set the quality to HD.
May 13, 2020
Virtual Walk at Pleasure House Point Natural Area
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUQCB4X-FWY Take a virtual walk at Pleasure House Point Natural Area Watch in full screen to fully enjoy. You may want to select "Settings" (the gear icon) and set the quality to HD.
April 30, 2020
Virtual Walk at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge
https://youtu.be/p7XNGKFnpxA Take a virtual walk at Back Bay NWR Watch in full screen to fully enjoy. You may want to select "Settings" (the gear icon) and set the quality to HD.
April 25, 2020
Virtual Walk and Tree ID at Lake Lawson/Lake Smith Natural Area
https://youtu.be/3At_tAc6XDA Take a virtual walk and ID some trees that are native to coastal Virginia Location: Lake Lawson/Lake Smith Natural Area in Virginia Beach, VA.Watch in full screen to fully enjoy. You may want to select "Settings" (the gear icon) and set the quality to HD.
April 22, 2020
Virtual Walk on the Bald Cypress Trail at First Landing State Park
https://youtu.be/64dzcQmQkPs Take a virtual walk on the Bald Cypress Trail - watch in full screen to fully enjoy.
April 14, 2020
Virtual Walk on the Cape Henry Trail at First Landing State Park
Optional: print out the scavenger hunt and check off items when you see them in the video. The second page offers additional things you might see if you walk the trail in-person! Visit our Facebook page to learn more fun facts about the images on the scavenger hunt.
April 9, 2020
Virtual Walk at Norfolk Botanical Gardens
https://youtu.be/L1f30lnp4_k Take a virtual walk at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens with the folks from The Nature Bus! Watch in full screen to fully enjoy.
April 1, 2020
Say YES to New Adventures & Explore Your Natural Areas
The Nature Bus will not have any tours until the threat of CV has passed, but we’d like to encourage everyone to spend time outdoors this Spring and stay connected with nature. We will be posting often so check out our Facebook page, our Instagram, and website blog to stay inspired. Of course, we encourage you to follow social distancing…
April 1, 2020
5 Reasons Why You Should Spend Time in Nature During the COVID-19 Outbreak
The world is experiencing a time of fear and uncertainty with the spread of the Coronavirus and it is difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The Nature Bus company would like to suggest getting a healthy dose of outdoors each day if you don’t want to completely loose your mind….
August 31, 2019
10 Great Virginia Hikes For Viewing Fall Foliage
The end of summer would be sad if it weren’t for the arrival of autumn in Virginia. It is that time of year when the green forests of the Appalachians, Piedmont and Coastal Plain turn to vibrant reds, glowing yellows, fiery oranges and deep maroons, all contrasting against a crystalline blue sky. It is time…
August 30, 2019
Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Concussions?
There are eight different members of the woodpecker family that can be found in the State of Virginia. These include the Downy Woodpecker, the Hairy Woodpecker, the Red-headed Woodpecker, the Red-bellied Woodpecker, the Pileated Woodpecker (in the photo on right), the Northern Flicker, the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, and the Red-cockaded Woodpecker. These are resident species (except…
August 1, 2019
Mountainous Opportunities with The Nature Bus!
Did you know: Virginia is home to one-fourth of the Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Mountains! It is also home to McAfee Knob, the #1 most visited location on the Appalachian Trail! You’re closer than you think to some of the best reviewed hiking locations and camping spots. These mountains are home to breathtaking…
July 25, 2019
Craft Beer Tours with The Nature Bus!
Virginia is for beer lovers. A new report shows that Virginia is named as one of the top 6 states in craft beer growth! Breweries are the new place to be- from taste testing craft beers to seeing the process of brewing from start to finish. The Nature Bus can take you to breweries across…
July 22, 2019
Jammin out with The Nature Bus!
Virginia’s music scene is growing- with the Something in the Water festival kickstarting this past summer and all of the outdoor, live music taking place on the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Check it out today, or ask about adding it to a trip with The Nature Bus! Make sounds in nature with natural instruments and experience…
July 16, 2019
Fall Festivities with The Nature Bus!
Fall is a festive season! Virginia is home to many fall festivals to celebrate the harvest, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Fall Wine, Fall Flowers and more! The community comes together to enjoy the last of the beautiful weather and vibrant leaves before winter comes. Plan a fall outing or partner your fall festival with the Nature Bus…