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Featured Events

Dec21

Winter Solstice Walk

Instead of hunkering down and bemoaning the longest night of the year (also known as the winter solstice), celebrate it with a stroll through the Preserve with Education Coordinator Kelly Joslin. We'll celebrate the joys of winter with a walk on the Preserve's trails at a time when the sun is lowest in the sky and we experience the shortest days of the year. We'll conclude in the Visitor Center with hot drinks and cookies. »
Jan05
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Nature in Winter Walk

Explore the Preserve in its winter brilliance with Education Coordinator Kelly Joslin! Enjoy the quiet beauty of our habitats while learning how plants provide winter food and shelter for birds and small mammals. We’ll investigate skeletal stems, diverse seed heads, buds that promise next spring’s leaves and flowers, and look for signs of wildlife on this very special walk. Please dress for the cold weather. Advance registration is required by Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 »
Jan06

Winter Lecture Series: The Green Amendment: Securing Our Right To A Healthy Environment

For decades, communities have relied on federal and state laws to ensure protection of a clean environment. And while achieving some important environmental protection successes, overall the health of our environment has continued to degrade from a growing number of sources. The truth is, our laws are designed to accommodate pollution as much as, perhaps even more than, to prevent it. As a result, people feel powerless when it comes to preserving the quality of their water, air, public parks and natural spaces. But there is a solution for achieving better, and much needed, protection of our environment: bypassing the laws and turning to the ultimate authority— our state and federal constitutions. This lecture will discuss and inspire a new way of thinking about, and pursuing, environmental protection from both policy and legal perspectives. Maya K. van Rossum is the long-time Delaware riverkeeper and leader for the Delaware Riverkeeper Network. Using advocacy, science and litigation, the DRN works throughout the four states of the Delaware River watershed (NY, NJ, PA & DE) and at the national level. Her book, “The Green Amendment, Securing Your Right to a Healthy Environment,” was the 2018 Living Now Evergreen Awards GOLD Winner in the nature conservation category. Walk-ins welcome as space allows. Punch Cards Purchase a Winter Lecture Series punch card, good for one admission to each of the eight lectures, and save 20%. Punch cards may be purchased at the Visitor Center only. Call 215.862.2924 for additional information. Winter Weather If we must cancel or postpone a program, we will disseminate the message via Facebook, our website and email. Please check those sources before venturing out in poor weather conditions.   »
Jan12

Feeding Wild Birds 101 Workshop

Do you enjoy watching all the activity at your bird feeder? Do you look forward to sitting and watching, even for a few minutes? Bird watching can be a stress reliever and we want to help you learn all the tricks for getting wild birds to flock to your feeders. Join us and Michael O’Shea of Wild Birds Unlimited for our Feeding Wild Birds 101 Workshop designed to help you delve more deeply into the lives of the beautiful birds of the Delaware Valley. Learn how to identify both common and uncommon backyard birds and discover the secrets to preferred food choices and feeder types, as well as ways to attract more birds to your yard. Advance registration is required with payment by January 10, 2019 »
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