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January 2022

Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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February 2022

Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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Winterfest for Wildlife

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Our Wildlife Clinic, the only one in Philadelphia, treats thousands of injured, sick, and injured animals annually. Show your support for their critical work at our third annual Winterfest for Wildlife festival. Enjoy guided nature hikes, talks by clinic director Chris Strub, wildlife-themed vendor tables, food trucks, and more. Event will be mostly outside, so dress for the weather. Registration is required, and attendees are encouraged to bring a donation from our in-kind wish list to support the Wildlife Clinic…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

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

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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March 2022

Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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11th Annual Richard L. James Lecture: The American Chestnut: Restoring the “Perfect Tree”

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Online/Virtual
Free

We’re kicking off our Year of Restoration with our annual lecture named in honor of our founding director. The American chestnut was once a foundational tree in Pennsylvania forests, valued for its timber, and nuts, craved by wildlife of all kinds. But it was wiped out in the blink of an ecological eye when a devastating fungal disease killed the tree in only a few decades. Happily, researchers with The American Chestnut Foundation and affiliate groups have been working hard…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

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

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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In Color Birding

March 19 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

Spot nature’s feathered species along our trails with Philadelphia-based In Color Birding Club. Offered alongside the gallery exhibition LESS IS MORE: The Nature of Letting Go, this outing will begin with a grounding in community and include periods of silence for reflection as well as joyful interactions with nature, birds, and each other. The outing is specifically for the BIPOC community. All access needs will be accommodated; please let us know. As space is limited to 40 participants, registration is…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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Thursday Night L!VE: Restoring Redknots, Horseshoe Crabs, and the Delaware Bay

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

In an extraordinary confluence of ecological timing, each May thousands of red knots, a small migratory sandpiper, land on Delaware Bay beaches, a key stopover on their 10,000-mile trip from South America to nesting sites in the Arctic circle. Famished and exhausted, knots arrive just when horseshoe crabs have hauled themselves onto those same beaches to lay their eggs, billions of fat-rich BB-sized eggs giving knots the energy they need to finish the trip. But in recent decades, knot populations…

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April 2022

Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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Thursday Night L!VE: Snakes, Turtles, and Toads, Oh My! Philadelphia’s Reptiles and Amphibians

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online/Virtual
Free

Don't panic, but snakes, salamanders, frogs, toads, and turtles are all around you, even in Philly's most urbanized areas. Join naturalist, writer, and herper Billy Brown to learn about our city’s reptiles and amphibians. From the tiny red-backed salamander to the huge and prehistoric snapping turtle, the quiet box turtle to the trilling American toad, Billy shares how these surprisingly common animals live, how to find them, and-- so important-- how to be a good neighbor. Event is online; please…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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Thursday Night L!VE: Bicycling with Butterflies

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online/Virtual
Free

Author, educator, and adventurer Sara Dykman biked the entire route of the migrating monarch butterfly, pedaling 10,201 miles from Mexico to Canada and back on an old mountain bike weighed down with all the supplies she’d need for nine months on the road. The first person to bike the monarch’s migration route-- and a committed “butterbiker”-- Sara joins us to share her adventures and the monarch’s epic story. Her book, Bicycling with Butterflies, part science and part memoir, is on…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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Art Opening Companions

April 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

Celebrate the opening of the new interactive art exhibition and installation “Companions - mas masarap magkasama'' at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education with a foraging walk, Filipino folk music and conversation with the artists. This opening reception includes a new gallery exhibition and outdoor installation created by Maria Dumlao and Bahay215 (Nicky Uy and Omar Buenaventura). In a series of interactive photographs and a site-specific installation—inspired by bahay kubo structures in the Philippines—the exhibition explores and ushers in dialogue…

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