Events - Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River

Events

    February

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    Winter Wonderland Family Camp Weekend

    Every day, Friday, February 15th 2019 - Monday, February 18th 2019
    Time: All day
    Pocono Environmental Education Center
    538 Emery Road
    Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
    President’s Day Weekend Bring your friends and family to experience PEEC in the wintertime.  Cross country skiing, animal tracking, nature hikes, campfire and more!   Price includes three nigh...
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    MLK Day of Service (Rescheduled)

    Monday, February 18th 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Independence Seaport Museum
    211 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Literary Language of Nature Course

    Every Tuesday, December 11th 2018 - February 21st 2019
    Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    New readings for 2019! This popular course returns for a third year. Through reading some classic and contemporary...
  • Yards DIY Workshop: Homemade Lip Balm

    Tuesday, February 19th 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    Learn how to transform kitchen herbs into nourishing lip balm. In this hands-on workshop, Lisa Gaidanowicz of UrbanStead Farm will teach participants how to make all natural lip balm using herbs that ...
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    EcoZone Discovery Room!

    Every day, Tuesday, February 19th 2019 - Friday, February 22nd 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Pocono Environmental Education Center
    538 Emery Road
    Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
    Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, explore a beaver lodge, and dig in a fossil pit!  Explore this indoor discovery room and enjoy hands-on exhibits on natural history, sustainab...
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    Literary Language of Nature Course

    Every Thursday, January 17th 2019 - February 21st 2019
    Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    7:30-9 p.m., Adults, $140 per person for the series. Have you ever wanted to do a deep dive into literary readings about nature with like-minded friends? You’ll have a chance to do so...
  • Conservation Ambassador Training w/ Heritage Conservancy

    Thursday, February 21st 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Family Science Night

    Friday, February 22nd 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Bring the family over to The Nature Place for a fun night of guided experiments with our staff- some of which you’ll be able to recreate at home later! $20/per family. Berks Nature members receiv...
  • RESCHEDULED: Gardening for Life: 2-Part Seminar w/ Liz Stauffer

    Monday, February 4th 2019 & Friday, February 22nd 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Lehigh Gap Nature Center
    8844 Paint Mill Road
    Slatington, PA 18080
    GARDENING FOR LIFE with Liz Stauffer -PART 1: Care and Maintenance of Existing Landscapes — RESCHEDULED to Monday, February 4th, 10:00 a.m. to Noon -PART 2: Planning, Preparing and Installing New ...
  • Cross Country Skiing

    Saturday, February 2nd 2019 & Saturday, February 23rd 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Pocono Environmental Education Center
    538 Emery Road
    Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
    Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons.  Learn the basics of cross country skiing and practice on our campus. Skis, poles & boots provided - register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot. ...
  • Snapology STEAM Session, Junior Scientists: Animal Lifecycles

    Saturday, February 23rd 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Saturday STEAM Sessions are a series of one-day workshops are hosted at The Nature Place. Through this unique partnership, you will allow your child to cultivate their love of science and experience n...
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    Weekly Cobbs Creek Park Cleanup

    Every Saturday, January 12th 2019 - May 25th 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center
    700 Cobbs Creek Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Help clean up Cobbs Creek Park, Saturdays 9 - Noon. Join dedicated volunteer Rich Guffanti on his weekly clean up of Cobbs Creek Park. Note that the clean ups are usually along the parkway at street l...
  • Winter Fairyland

    Saturday, February 23rd 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    Come celebrate the mystical creatures of the winter Watershed! We will dance, play magical games, listen to winter tales, and create fairy art. We will then venture outside for some winter wonder expl...
  • a great blue heron stands on one leg in a marsh

    Bird Walk with Edie Parnum

    Sunday, February 24th 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
    8601 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19153
    Take an educational walk with one of our knowledgeable volunteers! Discover the 300+ species of birds that use the Refuge during their migration routes - each week guarantee different species! Walk...
  • Intro to Snowshoeing

    Sunday, February 3rd 2019 & Sunday, February 24th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Pocono Environmental Education Center
    538 Emery Road
    Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
    Learn the basics of snowshoeing and enjoy a winter walk through the woods.  No experience necessary – we provide the equipment and teach you everything you need to know.  Register early to reserve...
  • Tree Care for the Modern World– Glenn Myster

    Thursday, February 28th 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Lehigh Gap Nature Center
    8844 Paint Mill Road
    Slatington, PA 18080
    Glenn A. Myster, Certified Arborist, will be speaking about the fascinating world of trees, their proper care, selection and maintenance with a focus toward enhancing the aesthetic and economic value ...
  • March

  • All About Clouds

    Saturday, March 2nd 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Open to all ages. You’ll learn how to be a citizen scientist, take cloud measurements and upload your data to an online portal through an app on ...
  • Maple Sugar Brunch!

    Saturday, March 2nd 2019
    Time: 9:30 AM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    Join us for this sweet and popular annual event. Discover the history, folklore and science of maple sugaring. Take part in our taste test and head out to our trees to learn how they are tapped. The h...
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    Weekly Cobbs Creek Park Cleanup

    Every Saturday, January 12th 2019 - May 25th 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center
    700 Cobbs Creek Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Help clean up Cobbs Creek Park, Saturdays 9 - Noon. Join dedicated volunteer Rich Guffanti on his weekly clean up of Cobbs Creek Park. Note that the clean ups are usually along the parkway at street l...
  • Nature in Photographs VI

    Saturday, March 2nd 2019 - Sunday, March 10th 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Lehigh Gap Nature Center
    8844 Paint Mill Road
    Slatington, PA 18080
    CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS! Nature in Photographs, LGNC’s sixth annual juried photography exhibition, will be held March 2-10, 2019. Click here for registration details:

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  • Aldie Mansion Docent Training w/ Heritage Conservancy

    Tuesday, March 5th 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Little Nature Explorers

    Saturday, March 9th 2019
    Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    One of three Little Explorers days planned for the year (3/9, 4/6, 5/25). Drop your kiddos off with us, or stay! We’ll do different science experiments and exploration throughout the park, including...
  • Family Hike: to the Brook & Back

    Saturday, March 9th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    Join us as we hike a portion of the Watershed Trail to enjoy the wonders of winter. Look for early wildflowers, follow animal tracks on the trail, and listen to the pines on the way...
  • Birds of NJ Course

    Every Wednesday, March 13th 2019 - April 24th 2019
    Time: 12:00 AM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    This intensive and enlightening course returns for a fifth year! Get ready for the song of spring by learning about our feathered neighbors. Examine their evolution, morphology and taxonomy, while dis...
  • Snapology STEAM Session: LEGO Robotics, Ocean Rescue

    Saturday, March 16th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Saturday STEAM Sessions are a series of one-day workshops are hosted at The Nature Place. Through this unique partnership, you will allow your child to cultivate their love of science and experience n...
  • Hiking Essentials: Spring Series with the Appalachian Mtn. Club

    Sunday, March 17th 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Lehigh Gap Nature Center
    8844 Paint Mill Road
    Slatington, PA 18080
    Interested in getting outdoors and hiking? Perhaps you want to hike with friends andfamily, hike for fitness, lower stress, achieve goals or simply to just have fun! Or, do you already hike, but wish ...
  • Volunteer Orientation w/ Heritage Conservancy

    Wednesday, March 20th 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Mommy & Me Class

    Thursday, March 21st 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Each Mommy & Me session will include an art/craft project, a story and movement- possibly a walk, hike or dance! $10/per family. Berks Nature members receive a 30% discount. Register...
  • Family Science Night– World Water Day!

    Friday, March 22nd 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Join Berks Nature for a night of science experiments as a family- in celebration of World Water Day, we’ll focus on water! $20/per family. Berks Nature members receive a ...
  • Woodcocks and Spotlighting

    Friday, March 22nd 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center
    700 Cobbs Creek Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    We will look and listen for American woodcocks displaying in the meadow. We will also look for owls, foxes, flying squirrels and other nocturnal wildlife. Lead by Tony Croasdale.
  • Kids Super Saturday

    Saturday, March 23rd 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Parents, drop your kiddos off with us for a day of learning! We’ll spend the day exploring the Earth’s atmosphere- taking walks and scientific measurements, among other hands-on activities...
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    Pennsylvania’s Farmland Raptor Program – Laurie Goodrich, PhD

    Sunday, March 24th 2019
    Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Lehigh Gap Nature Center
    8844 Paint Mill Road
    Slatington, PA 18080
    Dr. Goodrich is the Chief Monitoring Biologist at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. She will talk about the Sanctuary’s Farmland Raptor program designed to gather sightings from citizen scientists about four...
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    Homeschool Session: Water Science (a 2-part series)

    Wednesday, March 27th 2019 & Thursday, March 28th 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Connect your children to Nature through programming in our environmentally friendly building, surrounded by 100-acres of open space in Reading’s Angelica Creek Park. For ...
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    Homeschool Session: Nature Scene Investigation

    Wednesday, March 27th 2019
    Time: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Connect your children to Nature through programming in our environmentally friendly building, surrounded by 100-acres of open space in Reading’s Angelica Creek Park. For ...
  • Neversink Mountain Lecture & Hike w/ Paul Druzba (2-part series)

    Thursday, March 28th 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Join Berks County native historian and author Paul Druzba for an evening lecture on the history of Neversink Mountain, focused on the Resort Period of 1880-1930, when the Neversink Mountain Ra...
  • Scientist for a Night! (Age 21+)

    Friday, March 29th 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Designed for adults, this evening event will take you back to your childhood days of play and science experiments- but with a twist: We’ll provide the beer, wine and cheese as we guide you t...
  • Woodcock Walk w/ Heritage Conservancy

    Friday, March 29th 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Morris Park Walk

    Saturday, March 30th 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM
    Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center
    700 Cobbs Creek Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    We will hike through this beautiful section of Cobbs Creek Park looking for early wildflowers, birds, and mammals. Lead by Tony Croasdale.
  • Hidden River Brewing Co. (Heritage & Hops series)

    Saturday, March 30th 2019
    Time: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area
    140 College Drive
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    This time around, both the HERITAGE & the HOPS are in the same building. Enjoy a beer tasting and light fare at the Hidden River Brewing Company and also learn about the historical space that hous...
  • April

  • Birds of NJ Course

    Every Wednesday, March 13th 2019 - April 24th 2019
    Time: 12:00 AM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    This intensive and enlightening course returns for a fifth year! Get ready for the song of spring by learning about our feathered neighbors. Examine their evolution, morphology and taxonomy, while dis...
  • a paved sidewalk through a forested park

    Weekly Cobbs Creek Park Cleanup

    Every Saturday, January 12th 2019 - May 25th 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center
    700 Cobbs Creek Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Help clean up Cobbs Creek Park, Saturdays 9 - Noon. Join dedicated volunteer Rich Guffanti on his weekly clean up of Cobbs Creek Park. Note that the clean ups are usually along the parkway at street l...
  • Serving the Schuylkill Appreciation Night w/ SRG

    Thursday, April 11th 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Audubon Pennsylvania Discovery Center
    3401 Reservoir Dr.
    Philadelphia , PA 19121
    Please support the Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area Annual Fundraiser. This year's fund...
  • May

  • a paved sidewalk through a forested park

    Weekly Cobbs Creek Park Cleanup

    Every Saturday, January 12th 2019 - May 25th 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center
    700 Cobbs Creek Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Help clean up Cobbs Creek Park, Saturdays 9 - Noon. Join dedicated volunteer Rich Guffanti on his weekly clean up of Cobbs Creek Park. Note that the clean ups are usually along the parkway at street l...