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Protect and restore critical natural areas and waterways, and educate the community to create a legacy of a healthy, sustainable, environment for future generations.

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Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Trexler Environmental Center
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[...]
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
“You & 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 environment. This Month’s Program: Does summer still linger at Pool Wildlife Sanctuary? Join us for an expedition into the woods, as we search for clues and[...]
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Wayne Grube Park Pavilion 1
Embrace the magic of nature and imagination during this session of fairytale inspired yoga and play. All participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat.  PreK Pathfinders is designed for children aged 3-5 and their grown-ups. Together teams experience nature through outdoor exploration, STEM, art, and stories. Programs are free, but advanced registration is required. This program[...]
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Sand Island
Bike from Sand Island in Bethlehem to Canal Park in Allentown, then canoe downstream on the Lehigh River back to our destination, enjoying fall foliage during this beautiful time of year. All equipment is provided and all trips include beginner instruction and are led by our professional guides and special guests. Trips are easy, fun[...]
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Wayne Grube Park
Learn how to identify local owls by sight and sound with a selection of our live, feathered friends. Program includes hot cocoa and camouflage activity.  PreK Pathfinders is designed for children aged 3-5 and their grown-ups. Together teams experience nature through outdoor exploration, STEM, art, and stories. Programs are free, but advanced registration is required. This[...]
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am Bears Rocks
Both Bears Rocks and Bake Oven Knob are along the famous Appalachian Trail. Bake Oven Knob, elevation 1,500 feet, is a great location for watching migrating hawks and other birds, especially at this time of year. The trail includes many rocks and boulders. Sturdy footwear and a walking stick/hiking poles are recommended. The hike is[...]
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