Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Close out the season with our traditional paddle down the Lehigh River while celebrating this beautiful time of year and enjoying the fall foliage. We’ll paddle 11 miles from Canal Park in Allentown, through the “metro-wilderness” we call home, to the Rt. 33 boat launch in Freemansburg. All equipment is provided and all trips include beginner[...]
Route 33 Boat Launch
10:00 am
Halfway through our hike, we’ll explore part of the Nor-Bath Trail. Then we will turn around and return to Wayne Grube Memorial Park, a 200-acre park in Northampton County. The Catasauqua Creek meanders down the middle of the park, which also boasts a softball field, 3 pavilions, and toddler-friendly playgrounds. There’s a pleasant loop trail[...]
Wayne Grube Park
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm
6:30 pm
It’s Halloween, the perfect time to visit with critters that give many people the heebie-jeebies! We’ll meet Wildlands Conservancy’s creepiest critters (and learn that they’re not very scary at all). Afterwards, we’ll hit the trails looking for things that go bump in the night, before ending our evening with yummy apples roasted over a campfire and giggles over our adventures.[...]
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
Discover the unique ecosystems at Bear Swamp Park while learning the basics of this treasure hunting activity. Use our GPS devices or your own phone! Register
Bear Swamp Park & Archery Center
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
After meeting our education owls to learn about their amazing adaptations, we’ll head outside to search for Trexler Nature Preserve’s resident owls. Later, we’ll relive our adventures while sipping hot cocoa in the comfort of the environmental center. Dress for the weather. Meet at the Trexler Environmental Center   Register
Trexler Environmental Center
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Storybooks and live animals will be featured during this family-friendly, Halloween-inspired program. PreK Pathfinders is designed for children aged 3-5 and their grown-ups. Together teams experience the wonders of nature through outdoor exploration, art, play, and stories. Programs are free, but advanced registration is required. (Adults do not need to register, but each participating child[...]
Trexler Environmental Center
10:00 am
Thomas Darling is a 2500-acre glacial wetland that’s home to one of the state’s largest spruce forests. The Preserve, a joint venture between Wildlands Conservancy and The Nature Conservancy, supports a wide variety of plant and animal species, including some not typically found in other areas. Our boardwalk hike will provide a great view of[...]
Thomas Darling Preserve
Nov 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
9:30 am
Autumn brings with it a swash of colors rich in depth and texture. We’ll dive into these shades with a nature walk, wearable art craft, and up-close examination of fur and feathers.  You and Me is a program designed for children aged 3-5 and their grown-ups. Together teams experience the wonders of nature – promoting curiosity[...]
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
Celebrate Thanksgiving the Wildlands way! In an adapted version of our popular Pilgrims program, we’ll hand-dip candles, make butter, grind corn, and learn about nature’s bounty while strolling through nature’s beauty. And of course there will be animals! We will meet at the Air Products Environmental Center. Register Adult Register Child
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
6:00 pm
Join us for this star party at Covered Bridge Park. Enjoy the show with your naked eye and explore the moon and planets with our telescope. Program held rain or shine.  Meet at Pavilion #1 Register
Covered Bridge Park