Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 2 @ 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join us every Saturday and Sunday in Trexler Nature Preserve at the ford from 12:00 pm -4:00 pm! Our environmental educators will be there with pond scoopers, nets, scopes and a whole slew of other tools to guide your outdoor exploration. Discover the creek, traverse the trails, learn about the local birds, and so much[...]
Trexler Nature Preserve
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm
9:00 am
Planet Earth is a wonder! Dig into the fields, forests, waterways and ponds of Northampton County. Uncover the living things that inhabit our corner of the Earth and larger than life environmentalists who really impacted who we are today. Discover how you too can make simple changes to really make a difference. Local ecowarriors teach[...]
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am
Planet Earth is a wonder! Dig into the fields, forests, waterways and ponds of Trexler Nature Preserve. Uncover the living things that inhabit our corner of the Earth and larger than life environmentalists who really impacted who we are today. Discover how you too can make simple changes to really make a difference. Local ecowarriors[...]
Trexler Environmental Center
10:00 am
During the summer of 2017 Wildlands Conservancy completed a major restoration of the stream that flows through Monocacy Creek Park. Monocacy Creek is the center piece of this quiet city park that is graced with stonework built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1936 and Illick’s Mill built in 1856. The four-story stone building was[...]
Monocacy Creek Park
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Explore the Lehigh River in a whole new way: discover schools of fish, sunfish turning red as they guard their nest, and trout zipping by. We supply the snorkeling equipment for this underwater adventure. This program is underwritten by Northampton County Parks. Register
Canal Park Launch Access Area
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
9:00 am
Join our monthly naturalist-led bike ride, exploring local Northampton County trails with a food agenda! We will meet at Forks of the Delaware/Delaware Canal State Park trailhead and ride along the D&L to Riegelsville for coffee, crepes & ice cream at Someday Café. Our seasoned naturalist will offer opportunities for cool experiences along the way.[...]
Forks of the Delaware
10:00 am
We start at the Disc Golf and Fishing Pond parking lot near the Marina at Lake Nockamixon. This out-and-back hike takes us up Maycock Mountain, elevation 960 feet/293 meters, the highest summit in Bucks County. However, there is no view on top. We start near an old farm pond and walk through the Disc Golf[...]
Lake Nockamixon
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[...]
Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Monarch butterflies are known for the great migration they make each year to Mexico. During this program, we’ll create a take-home resting area for traveling local and traveling monarchs to use at your house. PreK Pathfinders is designed for children aged 3-5 and their grown-ups. Together teams experience the wonders of nature through outdoor exploration, art,[...]
Trexler Nature Preserve
10:00 am
The 103-acre Bob Rodale Park offers varied recreational and sporting activities for all ages. The main feature is the 1.6 mile, 24-foot wide, paved track with a flat inner loop (1 mile) through the Trexlertown Pines and an open hill loop. There are separate lanes for walking, cycling, and inline skating. Also, trails wind through[...]
Bob Rodale Cycling & Fitness Track
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
See the Lehigh River in a whole new light – moonlight! This is a paddle only trip for adults beginning and ending at Canal Park in Allentown. We’ll 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[...]
Canal Park
Sep 15 @ 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[...]
Ballas Preserve
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join us anytime between 1 and 2 PM and use the inspiration of the outdoors to create nature-themed art. All craft supplies provided. All ages welcome. Register
Fountain Park
9:00 am
Build some bluebird, house wren, and Wood Duck boxes to increase nesting opportunities at Riverview Park. Learn about these native bird species, help hang them, and learn how and when to help us monitor them throughout the year. We supply the kits, tools, and instructions. Just a note that these nesting boxes will remain at[...]
Riverview Park
Sep 21 @ 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[...]
Riverview Park
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 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[...]
Trexler Environmental Center
Sep 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’s Program: Does summer still linger at Pool Wildlife Sanctuary? Join us for an expedition into the woods, as we search for clues and[...]
Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
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[...]
Wayne Grube Park Pavilion 1
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
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[...]
Sand Island
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
This month scaled creatures journey to the Trexler Environmental Center to help debunk myths associated with their species. Find out what’s true and what’s not as we introduce live snakes and backyard habitat tips for a memorable wildlife learning experience. PreK Pathfinders is designed for children aged 3-5 and their grown-ups. Together teams experience the wonders[...]
Trexler Nature Preserve
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Nurture the engineering and naturalist skills of your little one with a bird-feeder building activity, live songbird, and outdoor listening walk. 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[...]
Trexler Nature Preserve
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Learn how to identify local owls by sight and sound with a selection of our live, feathered friends. Program includes hot cocoa and camouflage owl art activity.  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[...]
Trexler Nature Preserve