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Events

    December

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Vacation Nature Camp: Snow Survival

    Thursday, December 27th 2018
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Pocono Environmental Education Center
    538 Emery Road
    Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
    Animals survive, can your camper? Join us and learn the secrets to winter shelters and fire building. Call 570-828-2319 for more information and to register, or online at

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    Vacation Nature Camp: Winter Wings

    Friday, December 28th 2018
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Pocono Environmental Education Center
    538 Emery Road
    Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
    It's fight or flight for our feathered friends. Campers will search winter snow birds and create bird feeders for home! $40 per child, call 570-828-2319 or visit www...
  • Wellness Saturday: Mindfulness in Nature

    Saturday, December 29th 2018
    Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    Welcome winter with a variety of wellness exercises and programs on the natural landscape of the Schuylkill Center. Mindfulness is our ability to focus on the present moment while acknowledging our fe...
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    New Year’s Eve Fireworks

    Monday, December 31st 2018
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Independence Seaport Museum
    211 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Bring the entire family to Independence Seaport Museum to ring in New Year's Eve! Join us to celebrate the arrival of 2019 with noisemakers, party hats, and a ginger ale toast before the 6 p.m. 
  • 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...
  • Open Community Meeting

    Tuesday, January 1st 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Audubon Pennsylvania Discovery Center
    3401 Reservoir Dr.
    Philadelphia , PA 19121
    The first Tuesday of every month, come to The Discovery Center to share your voice with the community! We will be discussing community matters and updates on The Discovery Center, as well as do record...
  • 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...
  • First Friday Story Time

    The first Friday of every month, January 2019 - February 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
    Tulpehaking Nature Center at the Abbott Marshlands
    157 Westcott Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    Gather your little ones while our educators share a story worthy of the Abbott Marshlands, followed by a craft or activity. We've chosen the best stories of wildlife and history to enjoy inside, or ou...
  • Winter Bird Census

    Saturday, January 5th 2019
    Time: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    Winter is a great time for bird watching. Birds need to be active and feeding to stay warm, and they become easier to observe along the trails once the leaves fall. Beginners pair up with experienced ...
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    Bird Walk with Mary Ellen Krober

    Saturday, January 5th 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...
  • Welcome Winter Walk

    Saturday, January 5th 2019
    Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Join Education Director Jeff Hoagland on a morning walk at the Mountain Lakes Preserve in Princeton to explore the wonders of the natu...
  • First Sunday Films: “Chasing Coral”

    Sunday, January 6th 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    Chasing Coral is a 2017 documentary film about a team of divers, scientists and photographers around the world who document the disappearance of coral reefs
  • 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...
  • Winter Exploration Geocache Event

    Saturday, January 12th 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    This “event-cache” is a great introduction to the hobby of geocaching as well as the ecology of winter. Track ani...
  • Storytelling: Weaving Winter Tales

    Saturday, January 12th 2019
    Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    Step away from the screen, cozy up and listen to our storytellers spin yarns from several cultures. Spark your imagin...
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    Make + Take: Herbal Toolkit for Seasonal Depression & Anxiety

    Sunday, January 13th 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    We’ll take a look at plants that can alleviate acute and chronic anxiety and depression and discuss the most effective method of using them. Herbs that address underlying imbalances that lead to men...
  • a great blue heron stands on one leg in a marsh

    Bird Walk with Edie Parnum

    Sunday, January 13th 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...
  • Yards DIY Workshop: Herringbone Earrings

    Tuesday, January 15th 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    It’s never too late to learn a new skill. The third Tuesday from December to February focuses on a different topic, including a take-home project and beer generously provided by Yards Brewery. Sign ...
  • Toddler Nature Class

    Tuesday, January 15th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534

    Start ‘em young! Toddler Nature Classes provide a fun introduction to animals, plants and nature in g...

  • New Jersey Zinc Company History– Peter Kern

    Thursday, January 17th 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Lehigh Gap Nature Center
    8844 Paint Mill Road
    Slatington, PA 18080
    Peter Kern is the former Vice President of Research & Development for the New Jersey Zinc Company. Join us for another installment of Peter’s continuing saga of the history of Palmerton and New ...
  • Preschool Nature Class: Birds & Pinecone Feeders

    Thursday, January 17th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534

    Get wild with us weekly, as we learn about a variety of nature topics! Each class includes outdoor expl...

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    Giants of the Forest

    Saturday, January 19th 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    During this guided hike, we’ll see some of the biggest trees in our forest—some over 13’ around! Learn how to identify these trees based on their winter characteristics, such as shape and bark p...
  • 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 ...
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    Birding by Ear with Gregg Gorton

    Sunday, January 20th 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • 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

  • 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 ...
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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...