River Days - Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River

River Days

    September

  • a group of bicyclists ride down a paved road

    Ride for the River

    Saturday, September 24th 2022
    Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area
    140 College Drive
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    Celebrate the Schuylkill River Trail with bikes, beer and bands! Ride for the River, then enjoy the FREE CAN JAM Music Festival with Sly Fox Brewery. The cycling event serves as a fundraiser for
  • A view of the Philadelphia skyline rises above the treeline at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum.

    Philly Fall Nature Fest at John Heinz

    Saturday, September 24th 2022
    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
    8601 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19153
    Celebrate River Days at the refuge with a guided walk! All walks will meet at the Visitor Center and binoculars are available for loan. 8 am - 10 am Bird Walk with In Color Birding Club and Philly ...
  • Delaware River Festival

    Saturday, September 24th 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Join us...everything is FREE!

  • Aqua Marooned characters gaze upward at sharks in the Adventure Aquarium Shark Tunnel

    Aqua Marooned! Game & Explore @ Delaware River Festival

    Saturday, September 24th 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium
    1 Riverside Dr.
    Camden, NJ 08103
    Come enjoy a game of Aqua Marooned! at the Delaware River Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Wiggins Waterfront Park, sponsored by...
  • a monarch butterfly perches on a milkweed blossom

    Monarch Migration Celebration

    Saturday, September 24th 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
  • October

  • volunteers pick up litter from a stream

    Stream Stewards Spring Watershed Cleanup

    Saturday, October 1st 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • a group of children with painted faces interact with a great blue heron at a naturalist table in Tacony Creek Park

    Tacony Creek Park Music & Arts Festival

    Saturday, October 1st 2022
    Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Olney Culture Lab of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia and Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership are happy to present the 2nd edition of the freshly...
  • 6 large white birds standing in water through tree branches

    Petty’s Island Fall Bird Walk (SOLD OUT)

    Saturday, October 1st 2022
    Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Join the Center for Aquatic Sciences and New Jersey Conservation Foundation for a 2-hour, guided fall bird walk on Petty's Island.  ​On our walk you will discover:
  • marsh land

    River Days Cleanup at Bristol Marsh

    Saturday, October 1st 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Heritage Conservancy at Bristol Marsh
    159 Basin Park
    Bristol, PA 19007
  • Rediscovering the Strawberry Mansion Reservoir

    Thursday, October 6th 2022
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Discovery Center
    3401 Reservoir Dr.
    Philadelphia , PA 19121
    join Audubon staff as we take a deep dive into the history, current use, and birding of the Strawberry Mansion Reservoir. Guests will be lead on a private tour of the facility. Exploring the history o...
  • flyer for PEEC 50th anniversary celebration

    PEEC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

    Saturday, October 8th 2022
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Pocono Environmental Education Center
    538 Emery Road
    Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
    Learn about your local watershed and get out on the water at PEEC during their 50th anniversary celebration during their Harvest Festival!
  • hundreds of yellow rubber ducks float down Cobbs Creek in West Philadelphia

    Cobbs Creek Annual Rubber Duck Race

    Saturday, October 8th 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center
    700 Cobbs Creek Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Join the Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center for its annual Rubber Duck Race; numbered rubber ducks will race down the creek in heats for prizes. The rubber ducks are collected afterw...
  • kayakers gather below the dam at Fairmount Water Works

    Honoring Our Past: Lenni Lenape Origins In Our Urban Watershed

    Saturday, October 8th 2022
    Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Fairmount Water Works
    640 Waterworks Dr.
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    The Fairmount Water Works River Days Program aims to honor and recognize the Lenni Lenape as the original shepherds of this region and provide community members with an opportunity to explore our wate...
  • Smith Run Fall Migration Hike

    Sunday, October 9th 2022
    Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    Join us for a guided bird walk along Smith Run, one of Philadelphia's last remaining first order streams. We'll spot gorgeous fall migrants and beautiful foliage as we hike the length of Smith Run fro...
  • Indigenous People’s Day Celebration

    Sunday, October 9th 2022
    Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Join Bartram's Garden for a day of presentations, ceremonies and performances from local Indigenous groups and individuals, hosted at their riverfront, Bartram’s Garden 56th St Plaza and the South M...
  • ecoWURD Environmental Justice Summit: Indigenous People’s Day

    Monday, October 10th 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    In recognition of Indigenous People's Day, ecoWURD will host an Environmental Justice Summit to explore topics at the intersection of Black and Indigenous rights, income, and the environment. This day...