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The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

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Upcoming Events

January 2020
Free

‌Wellness Saturday: Nature Immersion

January 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

a visit to the winter woods can help rejuvenate and inspire a sense of the warming hearth during these cold months

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

January 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Discover the beauty and wonder of nature in this FREE weekly program where we explore and learn about our forests and the creatures that call it home. We’ll gather in our Visitor Center before hitting the trails for guided exploration. Each week explores a different theme. All ages welcome. No registration required.

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20 Years of Environmental Art at the Schuylkill Center: Opening Reception

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

This exhibition celebrates the art program’s history by inviting previous exhibiting artists to revisit the work they did at the Schuylkill Center, and looks to the future of environmental art with new artists exploring related themes

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February 2020
Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Discover the beauty and wonder of nature in this FREE weekly program where we explore and learn about our forests and the creatures that call it home. We’ll gather in our Visitor Center before hitting the trails for guided exploration. Each week explores a different theme. All ages welcome. No registration required.

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$5–$10

Winterfest for Wildlife: A Fundraiser for the Wildlife Clinic

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

It’s a day of wildlife-themed fun: face-painting, nature crafts, winter wildlife hikes, and talks on both urban wildlife and how animals survive winter.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Discover the beauty and wonder of nature in this FREE weekly program where we explore and learn about our forests and the creatures that call it home. We’ll gather in our Visitor Center before hitting the trails for guided exploration. Each week explores a different theme. All ages welcome. No registration required.

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$5–$10

Owl Prowl

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

We’ll learn all about their fascinating characteristics before going on a hike to listen and look for signs of these exceptional hunters.

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Free, donations appreciated

Roxborough Green: Preserving Open Space The 9th Annual Richard L. James Lecture

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Roxborough’s beloved open space is disappearing rapidly as developers discover some of the last “available” land in the city. At this town meeting,  community leaders and planners discuss actions you can take to preserve our community’s open space. Panelists include James Harry Calamia of the Roxborough Development Corporation, Kay Sykora of the Roxborough/Manayunk Conservancy, Celeste Hardester of the Central Roxborough Civic Association, and Matt Wysong, a planner for the City of Philadelphia. Co-sponsors include the Roxborough Development Corporation, the Upper…

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Free

Restoration Volunteer Workday

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Help us to improve the health and biodiversity of our forest while getting to know the property, connecting with nature, and making new friends.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

February 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Discover the beauty and wonder of nature in this FREE weekly program where we explore and learn about our forests and the creatures that call it home. We’ll gather in our Visitor Center before hitting the trails for guided exploration. Each week explores a different theme. All ages welcome. No registration required.

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Free

Toad Detour Training

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

If you’d like to help with this year’s Toad Detour, join us for this orientation. You’ll learn all about toads, toad handling, and shift sign-ups.

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$60 - $70

Day-Off Camp: Animal Detectives

February 17 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Explore our forests as we look for signs of wildlife in the harsh winter climate.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

February 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Discover the beauty and wonder of nature in this FREE weekly program where we explore and learn about our forests and the creatures that call it home. We’ll gather in our Visitor Center before hitting the trails for guided exploration. Each week explores a different theme. All ages welcome. No registration required.

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Free

Wellness Saturday: Yoga in the Greenhouse

February 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Yoga allows us to focus on our body and mind while improving core strength and flexibility.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

February 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Discover the beauty and wonder of nature in this FREE weekly program where we explore and learn about our forests and the creatures that call it home. We’ll gather in our Visitor Center before hitting the trails for guided exploration. Each week explores a different theme. All ages welcome. No registration required.

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April 2020
Free

Youth Climate Action Summit

April 4 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

While our world continues to change at an unprecedented rate, legislators have all but halted action on climate change, paving the way for the larger-than-life youth climate activists that have emerged in the last decade. From 16-year-old Time Person of the Year Greta Thunberg who has inspired Fridays for Future movements across the world to Indigenous youth water protectors at Standing Rock to the increasingly influential Sunrise Movement – it has become apparent that those who are speaking the loudest…

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