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‌Wellness Saturday: Nature Immersion – CANCELLED

January 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
a visit to the winter woods can help rejuvenate and inspire a sense of the warming hearth during these cold months

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

January 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.

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

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.

Winterfest for Wildlife: A Fundraiser for the Wildlife Clinic

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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.

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.

Owl Prowl

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We’ll learn all about their fascinating characteristics before going on a hike to listen and look for signs of these exceptional hunters.

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

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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…

Restoration Volunteer Workday

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Help us to improve the health and biodiversity of our forest while getting to know the property, connecting with nature, and making new friends.

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

February 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.

Toad Detour Training

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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.

Day-Off Camp: Animal Detectives

February 17 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Explore our forests as we look for signs of wildlife in the harsh winter climate.

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

February 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.

Wellness Saturday: Yoga in the Greenhouse

February 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Yoga allows us to focus on our body and mind while improving core strength and flexibility.

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

February 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

March 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Schuylkill Saturday
From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter to the budding flowers of spring and summer, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails in every season through this FREE weekly program. We’ll gather in our Visitor Center before hitting the trails for guided exploration. Each week explores a different theme. All ages are welcome. No registration required.

Moonglow Hike

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Explore the forest in a new way on a guided full moon hike along our trails. Use specialized UV flashlights to find out what glows in the forest, learn about the features of the moon by peering through telescopes, and end the night by sharing myths and legends about the nighttime forest, constellations, and other stellar objects. Headlamp/flashlight and good hiking shoes are recommended. Please register soon; space is limited.  

Youth Climate Action Summit

April 4 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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…

Restoration Volunteer Workday

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Help us to improve the health and biodiversity of our forest while getting to know the property, connecting with nature, and making new friends. On workdays, volunteers will remove invasive plants and help to improve our trails. No registration required. We recommend long pants, sturdy boots, and a sense of fellowship. No experience necessary—we provide gloves, tools, instruction, and snacks. Please bring your own water bottle. Please note: our volunteer workday will be canceled in the event of severe weather.…

Wellness Saturday: Forest Bathing

May 30 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Welcome in spring with a variety of wellness programs along our trails. Wellness programs occur on the last Saturday of every month and are free to the public. Registration appreciated. Come “bathe” in our forest! Shinrin-yoku is a term that means “taking in the forest atmosphere”. It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventative healthcare. Exposure to phytoncides, an airborne chemical produced by trees, increases disease fighting cells and boosts the immune system.…
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