Join volunteer Cara Martinez-Williams to look for early spring flowers such as Dutchman’s breeches, trout lilies, spring beauties and flowering trees. Learn interesting facts about these early spring bloomers.
Sunday, April 8 2018 1:30 PM — 3:00 PM
Come on a Saturday morning walk with volunteer Audrey Zajac to learn about the birds that can be found at Wildwood. The walk will be along the North Boardwalk. Meet at the nature center. Beginners are welcome and binoculars will be available for use.
Saturday, April 7 2018 9:00 AM — 11:00 AM
Wildwood Park welcomes professional sculptor/artist Roy Staab of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as judge and lecturer for Art In The Wild 2018. Roy has installed works around the globe and we are thrilled to bring him to Dauphin County! He has been recognized numerous times for his work and most recently ...
Thursday, April 5 2018 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Have you ever heard of or seen a Blue Moon? Does the moon look blue during a Blue Moon? Why will there be no full moon in February this year? Join a Wildwood Naturalist at Detweiler Park to find out the answers to all of these questions and more! Learn about the history and folklore behind the di...
Saturday, March 31 2018 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Art In The Wild artists are busy finishing up final touches to trailside art installations. Take a self-guided three-mile trail walk to meet the artists and observe the inner workings to creating outdoor art.
Saturday, March 31 2018 1:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Note: This program was postponed from March 21.Meet at the South Parking Lot at the entrance to the Towpath Trail for this early migration bird walk with volunteers Rick and Peg Price. Expect good diversity of waterfowl and some early songbird migrants.
Wednesday, March 28 2018 8:00 AM — 10:00 AM
Discover the excitement of geocaching. During this program, scouts will learn how to use a GPS and explore the basics and etiquette of geocaching. Scouts will then take a geocache adventure through Wildwood. To complete the day, each scout will make a “make to swap” craft. Dress for the weather. ...
Saturday, March 24 2018 10:00 AM — 1:30 PM
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. Register at www...
Wednesday, March 21 2018 10:00 AM — 10:45 AM
Join volunteer Cara Martinez-Williams to seek out Skunk Cabbage. On the way to the North Boardwalk, we may see other cold tolerant plants and anything left over from winter. A few trees should be flowering.
Sunday, March 18 2018 1:30 PM — 3:00 PM
Explore the wild and discover the importance of wetland ecosystems. Fish, amphibians, birds, reptiles, mammals, and insects can all be found at Wildwood. Are they predators or prey? Scouts will improve their wildlife watching, classification, and identification skills, then use these skills on a...
Saturday, March 17 2018 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM