The Great Backyard Bird Count is a citizen science program of Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology that relies on people to provide a “snapshot” of bird populations in February. Birders from Appalachian Audubon Society and Audubon Pennsylvania will be on hand to help people of all ages learn m...
Saturday, February 16 2019 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Cindy Ross’s story begins in the Rocky Mountain wilderness on a unique and extraordinary journey: two parents leading their young children 3,100 miles on the backs of llamas. This Canada-Mexico trek illustrated to Cindy and her husband what experiential education can do. Inspired by the experienc...
Tuesday, February 12 2019 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
Join a naturalist to learn the art of tracking. The program starts in the classroom with information on track identification and walking patterns. The group heads outside for a tracking foray to explore park trails in search of a variety of animal tracks. Snow on the ground is helpful but not nec...
Saturday, February 9 2019 10:00 AM — 11:30 AM
Will Phil see his shadow and announce 6 more weeks of winter? Where do animals spend the winter? Join a naturalist to discover more about groundhogs. A walk will follow, where we will search for signs of other burrowing animals. Ages 5 to 10 and their parents.
Saturday, February 2 2019 10:00 AM — 11:30 AM
Join a Dauphin County Library System Librarian and Wildwood Environmental Educator for a fun story session for children ages 2-5. Stories, songs, rhymes, play, and a take-home craft will introduce Wildwood critters and the joy of books and language to youngsters. Space is limited.
Wednesday, January 23 2019 10:00 AM — 10:45 AM
Night has captured human imagination since the dawn of time. As day turns to night, scouts will explore Wildwood, discover the myths surrounding stars, and learn about nocturnal animals. Turn out the lights, tune in your senses, and step out into the night! Please dress for indoor and outdoor act...
Saturday, January 19 2019 4:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Believe it or not, some insects are active through the winter. We will learn how insects survive the frigid temperatures, then go outside and search for these cold-hardy survivors on a walk around the Nature Center. Ages 5 to 10 and their parents. Register here.
Saturday, January 12 2019 10:00 AM — 11:30 AM
To assist Art In The Wild installation proposals, an informal workshop will be held to review the do’s and don’ts of construction/design. This workshop is intended to help participants assemble better proposals by identifying potential problems (such as weak materials) that could jeopardize a pro...
Saturday, December 15 2018 1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Make an evergreen wreath out of natural materials. Everything will be supplied to make a wreath with decorations from nature, including cones, berries, nuts and seed pods. Participants may bring additional items and ribbon. After constructing a wreath, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate while adding so...
Saturday, December 1 2018 9:00 AM — 2:30 PM