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Welcome

Below you will find a list of our most recent press announcements and then our event calendar. Below that there is a newsletter archive. If you would like to speak to a media officer, please contact us at cvwobservatory@gmail.com and someone will return your message shortly.

CVWO News

Events

September 28, 2019

25th Anniversary Celebration with Kiptopeke Challenge!

All day

Kiptopeke State Park

Event Details

September 28, 2019

25th Anniversary Celebration with Kiptopeke Challenge!

Set aside Saturday, September 28 for the 25thKiptopeke Challenge (KC). Help us celebrate our anniversary and have fun birding at the same time.

The KC is a birding event that supports the habitat conservation, avian research and outreach mission of CVWO. Our mission includes the Kiptopeke Hawkwatch, songbird research, Monarch tagging project, various avian nesting and butterfly studies, and a host of other programs.

See this year's teams and how to join in the fun here.

Dave Youker is CVWO's Kiptopeke Challenge Coordinator. You can reach him by email at youkerd@aol.com for additional information or details.

Teams are encouraged to gain supporters for this event, and 100 percent of all donations go directly to accomplishment of the CVWO mission. CVWO is a non-profit organization, and all donations are fully tax-deductible.

All day

Kiptopeke State Park

September 28, 2019

Outdoor Exploration Day at Kiptopeke State Park

10 am - 3 pm

Kiptopeke State Park

Event Details

September 28, 2019

Outdoor Exploration Day at Kiptopeke State Park

Celebrate the great outdoors of the Eastern Shore on National Public Lands Day at this free, family friendly event. Get up close and personal with wildlife through live animal presentations and even walk through a live butterfly tent. Participate in hands-on programs, crafts, music and many more fun activities for all ages. Rent a kayak, take a hike, or join us on a wagon ride and learn more about the different ecosystems, history, and unique culture of the Chesapeake Bay and Eastern Shore of Virginia. We hope to see you there.

10 am - 3 pm

Kiptopeke State Park

September through November 2019

Wildlife Walk and Talk

9 a.m.

Kiptopeke State Park

Event Details

September through November 2019

Wildlife Walk and Talk

Join CVWO's intern, Megan Murante, for wildlife walk and talks on Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. at Kiptopeke State Park.

9 a.m.

Kiptopeke State Park

August 17, 2019

CVWO's 25th Birthday and Anniversary Celebration

1pm - 3pm

Williamsburg Botanical Garden

Event Details

August 17, 2019

CVWO's 25th Birthday and Anniversary Celebration

Join us at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden in Williamsburg for a birthday celebration – CVWO is 25 years young! We'll have refreshments and cupcakes! PLUS a butterfly walk around the beautiful Garden. Free and open to the public!

1pm - 3pm

Williamsburg Botanical Garden

newsletter archives

Below are CVWO's past newsletters starting with October 2018. Please subscribe to our newsletters here.


October 2019

September 2019

August 2019

July 2019

June 2019

May 2019

​April 2019

March 2019

February 2019

January 2019

December 2018

November 2018

October 2018

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