Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am
Day camp is a whole lot of fun and will focus on some basic skills that will make the world outside your door so much more exciting! Campers during art camp will learn how to uncover the art hidden in nature and nature discovered through art. We will use different techniques to create arts and crafts from natural[...]
Trexler Nature Preserve
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Friday night family fun time! It’s summertime. What’s better than a walk in the night time woods, a campfire and some ooey, gooey goodness? This week we will learn about the night sky and what might be zipping by! Register Adult Register Child
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Interested in taking your class on a Bike & Boat Adventure? See our award winning educational trip for yourself! Prepare for a new year of adventures by learning in our outdoor classroom with Wildlands Conservancy’s Bike & Boat Education/Recreation Program. This age appropriate program encourages responsible stewardship of the Lehigh River and its tributaries through STEM-based[...]
Sand Island
9:00 am
Join our monthly naturalist-led bike ride, exploring local Northampton County trails with a food agenda! We will meet at the Saucon Valley Farmers Market and head south on the Saucon Rail Trail. When we return to Water Street Park, we will explore the fresh, local products on hand. Meet at the Water Street Park with[...]
Saucon Valley Farmers Market
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
Allentown Canal Park connects with the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L Trail), which is a multi-use trail that runs 165 miles through Northeastern Pennsylvania into Lehigh and Bucks County. Join our Naturalist for an easy, guided walk along the Lehigh River, as we interpret sights and sounds found along the towpath. Register
Allentown Canal Park
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am
Day camp is a whole lot of fun and will focus on some basic skills that will make the world outside your door so much more exciting! Campers during art camp will learn how to uncover the art hidden in nature and nature discovered through art. We will use different techniques to create arts and crafts from natural[...]
Bear Swamp Park
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
It’s b-a-c-k! Tubing Tuesdays have returned! Join us for a series of fun floats down the Little Lehigh Creek through Pool Wildlife Sanctuary. Glide over the fish and between the ducks on this delightfully cool family fun adventure. PFDs provided for the little ones aged 4 and up. Register Adult Register Child
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am
Explore Covered Bridge Park- Splash in the Jordan Creek, search out amphibians, discover edible plants- get dirty and wet in this kid centered day camp. Bring a lunch and reusable water bottle, towel, change of clothes, and close-toed shoes to wear in the creek. Two snacks provided. Register
Covered Bridge Park
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
This is the only GOLV event that has a nominal fee of $18/pp to cover equipment cost. Learn more about the coal industry, the canal locks, and life on a canal boat on the Lehigh Canal as you pedal 4 miles on the towpath to Canal Park in Allentown. Then Wildlands’ Safety Guides will fit[...]
Lehigh River
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
See the Lehigh River by a completely new light – moonlight! This is a paddle only trip at Canal Park in Allentown. We will stop on an island for a campfire and s’mores before finishing our paddle under the stars guided by the light of the full moon. Please bring water and a headlamp. Trip is[...]
Canal Park Allentown
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm
12:00 pm
What’s in the river? Join us at Northampton’s Canal Park for snorkeling fun! Snorkeling gear provided. For ages 10 years to adult. This program is provided with support from Northampton County Parks. Registration required for this FREE event! Register
Northampton Canal Park
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
It’s b-a-c-k! Tubing Tuesdays have returned! Join us for a series of fun floats down the Little Lehigh Creek through Pool Wildlife Sanctuary. Glide over the fish and between the ducks on this delightfully cool family fun adventure. PFDs provided for the little ones aged 4 and up. Register Adult Register Child
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
9:00 am
Join our monthly naturalist-led bike ride, exploring local Northampton County trails with a food agenda! We will meet at Cove Road/Treichler’s Bridge access and ride to the new Blue Mountain Farmer’s Market in Slatington. Bring your bike and helmet for ages 11 and under. 5.5 miles each way. All ages welcome on the ride. Register
Laurys Station
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Discover the remarkable ecosystems and fascinating history of this special Lehigh River spot between Freemansburg and Easton. Explore two islands accessible only by boat while paddling the flat and calm water around the PA Fish & Boat Commission Rt. 33 boat launch. All equipment is provided and all trips include beginner instruction and are led[...]
Route 33 Boat Launch
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
10:00 am
Explore Wildlands Conservancy’s first land acquisition and one of the most important natural areas in the Lehigh Valley. We will walk along the Robert Rodale South Mountain Gateway Trail and Alpine Street Trail through a mature forest that includes an intriguing geological history and the remnants of 19th century mining operations. The walk is appropriate for[...]
South Mountain
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
 This month’s program: Get ready to stretch, flex, and take a breath – Wildlands is leading an ocean-inspired yoga session that will incorporate song, play, and a live animal. *Each participant is encouraged to bring a yoga mat. Register PreK Pathfinders is designed for children aged 3-5 and their grown-ups. Together teams experience the wonders of nature[...]
Wayne Grube Park
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
Monarch tagging is citizen science at its best! The purpose of the tagging is to associate the location of capture with the point of recovery for each butterfly. The data from these recaptures helps to determine the pathways taken by migrating monarchs, the influence of weather on the migration, and the survival rate of the[...]
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
9:00 am
Eat your way through this yummy program that covers everything from fire and coal preparation to simple and satisfying meals. Register
Wy-Hit-tuk Park
9:00 am
Rise and shine with a revitalizing nature walk and meditative yoga practice. In partnership with the Pratyush Sinha Foundation, Wildlands is offering a restorative morning program that is appropriate for all ages. For more information about the Pratyush Sinha Foundation – a Non-Profit organization dedicated to assisting local communities in achieving health and harmony through[...]
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Encourage the budding naturalist inside your little one during our a program featuring child-friendly field equipment and a nature expedition. Register 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[...]
Trexler Nature Preserve
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Explore where the Lehigh River ends. The trip starts in Easton where the Lehigh River joins the Delaware River and we will paddle 6 miles downstream to Theodore Roosevelt Recreation Area. Then we will switch to bikes and peddle back along the Delaware Canal Path. Easton start location to be determined. Register
Easton
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
10:00 am
Hugh Moore Park boasts a new playground with a zip line and other attractions. We’ll walk along the Lehigh Canal upstream to the historic Locktender’s House and view the famous Chain Dam. Island Park, a wildlife sanctuary, is just above the dam. We might get to see the mules that pull the canal boat. Then[...]
Hugh Moore Park
Sep 16 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
8:00 am
Join us for a special adventure on land and water! We will start at Aardvark Sports Shop in Bethlehem and run 4 miles to Canal Park in Allentown along the Lehigh Canal Trail, then paddle canoes downriver to Sand Island, Bethlehem. All trips are professional-guide led, include beginner instruction and all equipment. Trips are easy,[...]
Aardvark Sports Shop
Sep 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
9:30 am
We’ll capture the magic of summer with roasted marshmallows, a meditative walk, and sun-themed wands. A winged creature will also join us for the celebration. 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 and exploration – in a safe, supportive[...]
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
We’ll search the Maple Tract’s forest and oak brush thickets, marsh and laurel hells for signs of change marking the onset of fall. From this point on, daylight in our area gradually becomes shorter up until the winter solstice. Beginning now, the landscape silently explodes with vibrant colors of red, yellow, and orange. The leaves begin[...]
Maple Tract Preserve
12:00 pm
Colorful autumn leaves and other glorious fall finds lend themselves to creative artwork in this seasonal stroll-and-create program at Covered Bridge. Register
Covered Bridge Park