Mica McCullough, Author at Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River

Mica McCullough

How to enjoy nature without leaving home

As we ease into more relaxed restrictions during the pandemic, you may now take a hike, bike, kayak or fish in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware state and some county parks, with certain restrictions that differ wherever you may be, so please check before you go. For those craving nature while hunkering down, there are plenty of opportunities to…

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Mother Nature Is Just What We Need Right Now

This is not how we planned on celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. There were going to be marches, celebrations, and calls for action. But the world has changed in the last few months, and most events and social gatherings will likely be changed to virtual actions. But in a strange way, Mother Earth…

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Delaware River Topography

Delaware River Facts: Get to Know This Important Waterway

The Delaware River is a major U.S. waterway that touches five different states and provides drinking water to over 13 million people. It’s an essential part of everyday life for people, animals, and plant species. Even if you are familiar with the Delaware River, there are interesting facts and informational tidbits about its history, wildlife, and…

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8 Best Places to Enjoy Birdwatching in the Delaware River Watershed

Have you noticed that the birds never stop chirping, no matter what is happening in the world around them? Loud and jubilant, sweet and serene, bird songs are an invitation to explore nature beyond our backyard. You don’t have to travel far to marvel at these winged wonders. The Delaware River watershed, which touches parts…

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schuylkill river trail education Audubon

5 Educational Stops to Make on the Schuylkill River Trail

Southeastern Pennsylvania is home to a variety of trails that allow outdoor enthusiasts and families to get out and explore nature. One of those pathways is the Schuylkill River Trail, a 130-mile stretch that spans from Philadelphia to Auburn, Pennsylvania, and is part of the regional network of Circuit Trails.  Currently over 60 miles of…

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Philadelphia kids activities

Philadelphia Kids Activities: 7 Nature-Themed Day Trips

Philadelphia is a goldmine for fun kids activities. From exploring and playing in the Please Touch Museum to seeing all sorts of animals at the Philadelphia Zoo, the city is full of activities to keep children of all ages entertained. But the fun isn’t limited to within the city limits. When planning Philadelphia kids activities…

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