Feb 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
9:30 am
“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: An indoor base camp experience complete with stories, songs, and live animals. Teams will venture outside for a tracking hike. Registration Closes 2/18/2020[...]
Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
10:00 am
An enjoyable family snowshoe trek along the Slate Heritage Trail,a 3.3 mile “Rails-to-Trails” project, utilizing the former Lehigh Valley Railroad right-of-way. The trail features unique slate structures including: a series of slate benches providing rest and reflection points along the path and a building made of slate, which houses restroom facilities near the Trout River[...]
Slate Heritage Trail
Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Mingle with new friends on this snowshoe trek along the Slate Heritage Trail,a 3.3 mile “Rails-to-Trails” project, utilizing the former Lehigh Valley Railroad right-of-way. The trail features unique slate structures including: a series of slate benches providing rest and reflection points along the path and a building made of slate, which houses restroom facilities near[...]
Slate Heritage Trail
Mar 1 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
8:30 am
What’s a better way to start a Sunday morning off than with all things birds? Join us for a guided bird walk, meet and greet with one of our live education birds, and an interactive bird banding demonstration. We’ll have coffee and donuts before heading out on the trails at the Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife[...]
Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Explore Trexler Nature Preserve’s trails on snowshoe or by foot with a Wildlands Environmental Educator. Discover animal tracks, over-wintering birds, and meet the humble maple tree that produce’s the world’s best syrup! Get ready for some hot pancakes and syrup upon return to the Environmental Education Center. Snowshoes and lessons provided, including little snowshoes for[...]
Trexler Environmental Center
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
We will take a walk through Trexler Memorial Park, a special place for birds in winter, to search for our feathered friends in a family-friendly fashion! A Wildlands Conservancy educator will teach the basics of bird identification in an-easy to comprehend manner for all ages, and binoculars and bird guides will be available for participants[...]
Trexler Memorial Park
1:00 pm
Tracing Pocono Heritage Land Trust’s Henry’s Crossing and Upper Paradise Preserves, we will follow an old fire road for 3.5 – 4 miles total, at one point crossing Cranberry Creek. The Upper Paradise Preserve is incredibly important to Cranberry Creek and its headwaters. Cranberry Creek is a cold-water fishery and Class A wild trout fishery.[...]
Upper Paradise Preserve
10:00 am
Historian John Marquette will lead us as around the enchanting estate built in 1923 for Archibald Johnston. The property includes a 17-room Georgian Colonial style mansion, boathouse, and tennis courts. Johnston was a vice president at Bethlehem Steel and, in 1918, became the first mayor of the City of Bethlehem. Janet Housenick, who died in[...]
Housenick Memorial Park
11:00 am
Part of our Wild in the Parks Series. This scenic walk alongside Cedar Creek is meant to be shared with our furry friends. All dogs on leash are welcome. A wide, paved path with lead us through the habitats and history of Trexler Memorial Park. Please bring clean-up bags. Trash receptacles are regularly spaced throughout[...]
Trexler Memorial Park
Mar 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
9:30 am
“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: Hop into spring with live rabbits, themed games, and outdoor play! The cost per team, per program, is $15. Teams consist of one[...]
Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
10:00 am
Located in Montgomery County, Green Lane Park covers 3000 acres and three bodies of water. We’ll walk around Deep Creek Lake on the Perkiomen Trail, which uses much of the former rail bed of the of Reading RR’s Perkiomen Line. The Perkiomen Trail continues 20 miles SW to the Schuylkill River Trail near Valley Forge[...]
Green Lane Park