Events - Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River

Events

    January

  • 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...
  • frog smiles at camera

    Urban Gardening: Birds, Butterflies & Bullfrogs

    Wednesday, January 23rd 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    While enjoying a selection of wine and cheese, learn what beneficial creatures you can support in your urban garden. Be a good water steward while keeping your plants, pollinators and wildlife happy. ...
  • Watson Woods Walking Club

    Every Wednesday, December 12th 2018 - January 30th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Tulpehaking Nature Center at the Abbott Marshlands
    157 Westcott Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    Tie up your sneakers and join us for this new weekly series. Enjoy an easy mile-long walk with our group as we explore the beautiful Spring Lake and other trails of Roebling Park each week. Coffee and...
  • an open book is seen in a reader's hands

    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...
  • Nature Preschool Open House

    Thursday, January 24th 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    Nature Preschool immerses children in the outdoors every day, while giving them the social and emotional skills and academic knowledge they’ll need in the years ahead. Take a peek inside our prescho...
  • a snow covered path leads through wintry woods

    Family Hike- To the Brook and Back

    Saturday, January 26th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    Hike with The Watershed Institute along the Stony Brook on the Watershed Reserve and enjoy the wonders of winter. Ages 8+, FREE program. Dress in warm layers and wear insulated waterproof boots. Th...
  • young children look at a turtle

    Teatime with Turtles

    Saturday, January 26th 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Independence Seaport Museum
    211 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Ever see a turtle up close and personal? Now's your chance! Join Independence Seaport Museum, StoryUP!, and
  • Cross Country Skiing

    Every Saturday, January 19th 2019 - January 26th 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Intro to Snowshoeing

    Every Sunday, January 20th 2019 - January 27th 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...
  • Care Day along Tacony Creek

    Sunday, January 27th 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Help us tidy the newly conserved space along Tacony Creek behind Friends Hospital. We'll clear away invasive vines and pick up trash with our friends from 

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  • Winter Ecology Hike

    Sunday, January 27th 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Pocono Environmental Education Center
    538 Emery Road
    Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
    Learn how different plants and animals survive the winter.  Enjoy the interactive activities that teach how other living beings have adapted to the cold.  Join us on a hike and experience PEEC in th...
  • Gardening for Life: 2-Part Seminar w/ Liz Stauffer

    Tuesday, January 29th 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 — Tuesday, January 29, 10:00 a.m. to Noon -PART 2: Planning, Preparing and Installing New Spaces — Frida...
  • February

  • In Search of Owls

    Friday, January 11th 2019 & Friday, February 1st 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    Begin the evening indoors with a presentation that will introduce you to owls, their calls, and their adaptations. Af...
  • Groundhog Festival

    Saturday, February 2nd 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
    8601 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19153
    Will Tinicum Tim, our resident weather-soothing groundhog, see his shadow and herald in 6 more weeks of winter? How do animals survive the winter? What tools do scientists have to predict the weather?...
  • a groundhog pops out of its home

    Groundhog Day Celebration

    Saturday, February 2nd 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    Join Watershed Wally the Woodchuck as we celebrate winter and look forward to the return of spring. Learn all about groundhogs, enjoy a hike to a groundhog burrow, and play a hibernation game. We'll t...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
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    Animal Tracking

    Sunday, February 3rd 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Pocono Environmental Education Center
    538 Emery Road
    Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
    Animals leave behind clues that give us glimpses into their lives.  Explore our natural areas for tracks, trails, scat, territory marks, chew marks, and other signs animals leave as they travel throu...
  • 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...
  • small black bird sits on wire in the snow

    Bird Walk with Mary Ellen Krober

    Sunday, February 3rd 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...
  • First Sunday Film

    Sunday, February 3rd 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM
    No Registration Required. Walk-ins Welcome! Join as we watch several short films that center on the importance of native plants.Then ask questions of several Watershed Institute experts, S...
  • 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...
  • an open book is seen in a reader's hands

    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...
  • Environmental Justice in Pennsylvania (8th Annual Richard L. James Lecture)

    Thursday, February 7th 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    In recent decades, the environmental justice movement has arisen to address profound inequalities surrounding the concentration of toxic waste sites, sewage treatment plants, incinerators, and other t...
  • Winter Nature Walks

    Saturday, February 9th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Lehigh Gap Nature Center
    8844 Paint Mill Road
    Slatington, PA 18080
    Schedule: -10:00-11:00 a.m. – Winter tree ID. Learn to identify trees without their leaves! -11:00 a.m.-Noon – Animal tracking. We will search for animal tracks and other signs.   Chi...
  • Girl Scout Days

    Saturday, January 19th 2019 & Saturday, February 9th 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Tulpehaking Nature Center at the Abbott Marshlands
    157 Westcott Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    Girl Scout Days are open to individual scouts and groups as long as space is available. Registration and pre-payment required. We’re capturing the beauty of winter with this series of Girl Scout ...
  • DIY Birdfeeders

    Saturday, February 9th 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Pocono Environmental Education Center
    538 Emery Road
    Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
    Spend the morning putting together your own unique and custom bird feeder from a variety of recycled materials just in time for spring.  We’ll provide everything you need, but you are welcome to br...
  • 2 young adults stand inside a bald eagle's nest

    EcoZone Discovery Room!

    Sunday, February 10th 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...
  • Brownfields and Brews

    Wednesday, February 13th 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    While enjoying a selection of brews and snacks, learn and discuss the chemicals, sources, and what is being done to remediate local superfund sites and brownfields. In Wilmington and throughout Delawa...
  • That’s A-Moray: Love Below Sea Level

    Thursday, February 14th 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium
    1 Riverside Dr.
    Camden, NJ 08103
    Treat your Valentine to a unique night of love beneath the waves! Join the Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium for an intimate, adults-only evening at the aquarium and learn about the ...
  • red bird in snowy tree

    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...
  • bald eagle flies over a marsh in the winter

    Early Winter Birding with Gregg Gorton

    Sunday, February 17th 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...
  • 2 young adults stand inside a bald eagle's nest

    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...
  • Gardening for Life: 2-Part Seminar w/ Liz Stauffer

    Tuesday, January 29th 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 — Tuesday, January 29, 10:00 a.m. to Noon -PART 2: Planning, Preparing and Installing New Spaces — Frida...
  • 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...
  • 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

  • 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...
  • 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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  • 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 ...
  • hawk face up close looking at camera

    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...
  • April

  • 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...
  • 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...