River Days - Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River

River Days

    September

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    Saturday FREE Boating

    Every Saturday, September 21st 2019 - October 12th 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    • Date: September 21, 2019
    • Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
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    Walnut2Walnut Paddle

    Saturday, September 21st 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Independence Seaport Museum
    211 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Are you up for the Walnut2Walnut River Challenge? Paddle or row down the Schuylkill River and up the Delaware for a scenic trip around Philadelphia's peninsula. The excursion begins at

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    Early Fall Birding on the Delaware River

    Saturday, September 21st 2019
    Time: 7:45 AM - 11:00 AM
    This wooded island in the Delaware River is truly an urban oasis for woodland, wading and shore birds. Learn some interesting history along the way and discover how this industrial port is transformin...
  • Stream Stewards Watershed Cleanup

    Saturday, September 21st 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join The Nature Conservancy for its fall River Days event: the Stream Stewards Watershed Clean-up hosted by TNC at the Rocky Run trailhead in the Beaver Valley Unit of First State National Historical ...
  • All About Our Watershed

    Saturday, September 21st 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Camden Children’s Garden
    3 Riverside Drive
    Camden, NJ 08103
    Learn all about the Delaware Watershed and all the plants and animals that live in it and depend on it
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    Bilingual Bird Hike

    Every Saturday, September 21st 2019 - October 5th 2019
    Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
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    Wednesday Free Fishing

    Wednesday, September 25th 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Learn how to catch one of the 42 fish species found in the tidal Schuylkill. We provide rods, bait and basic instruction. First come, first served. Supplies are limited. No fishing license necessar...
  • FREE Yoga at Gateway Park!

    Wednesday, September 25th 2019 & Wednesday, October 9th 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Join the New Jersey Conservation Foundation at Gateway Park for FREE Yoga! Register for the event or ask any questions here.
  • Ride for the River

    Saturday, September 28th 2019
    Time: 8:30 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 from Pottstown to Reading and back along the Schuylkill River Trail, then kick back and relax at the Sly Fox Brewery’s annual Ca...
  • FREE Yoga at Gateway Park!

    Saturday, September 28th 2019 & Sunday, October 20th 2019
    Time: 3:00 PM
    Join the New Jersey Conservation Foundation at Gateway Park for FREE Yoga! Register for the event or ask any questions here.
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    Philly Fall Nature Festival

    Saturday, September 28th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
    8601 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19153
    This free event celebrates Urban National Wildlife Refuge Day and River Days with archery, fishing, kayaking, guided walks, crafts, trolley tours, hands-on activities, food, and music! FREE!
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    Find Yourself in Nature!

    Saturday, September 28th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    The Nature Place and Angelica Park will be buzzing with activity all day as we serve as the turn-around location for 100+ bikers participating in

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    Bristol Marsh Trash Cleanup for Nation Public Lands Day

    Saturday, September 28th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Heritage Conservancy at Bristol Marsh
    159 Basin Park
    Bristol, PA 19007
    As the summer comes to a close, Bristol Marsh will need a good cleanup day before the winter. Help us remove trash at this freshwater tidal marsh for National Public Lands Day and as part of the Inte...
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    Trenton River Festival

    Saturday, September 28th 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Celebrate National Public Lands Day and the Delaware River with the Mercer County Park Commission,
  • October

  • woman and man paddle on water in blue kayaks

    Saturday FREE Boating

    Every Saturday, September 21st 2019 - October 12th 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    • Date: September 21, 2019
    • Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
    • Location: 

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  • Reintroducing Strawberry Mansion

    Saturday, October 5th 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Discovery Center
    3401 Reservoir Dr.
    Philadelphia , PA 19121
    Celebrate the Discovery Center's first anniversary with neighbors from Strawberry Mansion.
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    Creeks to Rivers at Cobbs Creek

    Every day, Saturday, October 5th 2019 - Sunday, October 13th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center
    700 Cobbs Creek Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    "CREEKS TO RIVERS"   Sat. 10/5 - Make Way for Duckies - Pre-Race clean up of the race course Local community, Boy & Girl Scouts clean section of Naylors Run Creek where the race w...
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    Tree Planting at Gateway Park

    Saturday, October 5th 2019
    Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Two girls stand in river and smile

    Bilingual Bird Hike

    Every Saturday, September 21st 2019 - October 5th 2019
    Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Petty’s Island Community Cleanup Day

    Saturday, October 5th 2019
    Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Here’s your chance to be part of the restoration of Petty’s Island. Join our team of enthusiastic volunteers to help clean up and restore the shoreline of this majestic island as part of the large...
  • River Days with Heritage Conservancy

    Sunday, October 6th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Heritage Conservancy at Bristol Marsh
    159 Basin Park
    Bristol, PA 19007
    Join Heritage Conservancy, Silver Lake Nature Center, and the James A. Michener Art Museum for walks, art, and lectures about the Delaware River. Enjoy a stroll around scenic Bristol Marsh, a Delaware...
  • FREE Yoga at Gateway Park!

    Wednesday, September 25th 2019 & Wednesday, October 9th 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Join the New Jersey Conservation Foundation at Gateway Park for FREE Yoga! Register for the event or ask any questions here.
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    DEEC 10th Anniversary Festival & 5K Race

    Sunday, October 13th 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the DuPont Environmental Education Center with Delaware Nature Society and the Riverfront Development Corporation. Grab your sneakers for a 5K Walk/Run on the Mark...
  • FREE Yoga at Gateway Park!

    Saturday, September 28th 2019 & Sunday, October 20th 2019
    Time: 3:00 PM
    Join the New Jersey Conservation Foundation at Gateway Park for FREE Yoga! Register for the event or ask any questions here.
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    Fall Photography Workshop at Petty’s Island

    Saturday, October 26th 2019
    Time: 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    This 3-hour introductory workshop will take photography skills to the next level; see the Island's hidden gems, unique features, and a variety of birds while getting personalized tools & tips. Chi...