Talks, Walks, & Lectures
Winter Lecture Series
Join us for an energizing and enlightening experience! Shake off the winter doldrums and join us for our annual Winter Lecture Series. This popular series features presentations by regionally renowned experts on eight Sundays in January and February, from 2 – 3 pm.
Knowledgeable lecturers address a wide range of topics related to natural history, biodiversity, ecological gardening, native plants, native wildlife and other related topics. All lectures are held in the Auditorium in the Preserve’s Visitor Center with general admission seating. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged; walk-ins welcome as space permits.
2019 Winter Lecture Series
Download a printable series schedule.
January 6, 2019
The Green Amendment: Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment with speaker Maya van Rossum
January 13, 2019
Of a Feather: A (Brief) History of American Birding with speaker Scott Weidensaul *VENUE CHANGE SEE EVENT PAGE
January 27, 2019
Climate Change: Past, Present and Future with speaker Anthony Broccoli, Ph.D.
February 3, 2019
Spray and Pray: Misguided Faith in Pesticides Isn’t the Answer to Our Mosquito and Tick Problems with speaker Daniel P. Duran, Ph.D.
February 10, 2019
Pollination: What’s the True Story? with speaker Mike Slater
February 17, 2019
Invasive Forest Insects in Pennsylvania: How Do We Deal with Them? with speaker Donald Eggen, Ph.D.
February 24, 2019
Studying the Flora of the Mid-Atlantic Megaloplis— One Plant Specimen at at Time with speaker Cindy Skema, Ph.D.
March 3, 2019
The Forgotten Trees of the Northeastern Forests with speaker Jason Ksepka
Registration for individual lectures may be purchased at the Visitor Center or online. Click on the title of each lecture to register.
Cost per lecture for Members: $8
Cost per lecture for non-Members: $12
Purchase a Winter Lecture Series Punch Card, good for one admission to all eight lectures, and save over 20%.
Punch cards may be purchased in person at the Visitor Center only.
Punch cards for Members: $50
Punch cards for non-members: $76
For more information, please call 215.862.2924.