The Eastern Hemlock was designated as Pennsylvania’s official state tree in 1931. Hemlock trees are important to our environment and provide shelter for many shrubs, birds, and our native brook trout. However, our state tree is currently under attack by an invasive insect, the hemlock woolly adel...
Tuesday, January 14 2020 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
Do different birds have different types of feathers? What can you learn from examining an animal’s fur, teeth or feet? Answer these questions and more as we look at pelts, skulls, feathers, and other animal artifacts to learn how animals are uniquely adapted to habitats. Space is limited.
Saturday, January 11 2020 1:30 PM — 3:00 PM
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 14 2019 1:30 PM — 3:00 PM
Stop by the Nature Center, enjoy a warm beverage, and help count the birds. Join a naturalist and help observe, monitor and record the number of bird species that visit feeders throughout the winter months. Project FeederWatch is an ongoing research project sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornitho...
Saturday, December 7 2019 10:00 AM — 12:00 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...
Sat, Nov 30 2019 9:00 AM — Sun, Dec 1 2019 2:00 PM
Join an Environmental Educator for fun interactive Dr. Seuss story session for children ages 3-5. Stories, rhymes, and a take-home craft/activity will introduce science through the eyes of Dr. Seuss and the joy of books and language to youngsters. Register for one class or all of them!
Wed, Nov 6 2019 10:00 AM — Wed, Nov 27 2019 11:00 AM
During this program, scouts will discover the diverse wildlife of Wildwood Park while exploring their habitats. Scouts will also examine endangered habitats and brainstorm ways to conserve them. A craft and tips for improving habitat in their own backyards will be included. Please bring a drink, ...
Saturday, November 16 2019 10:00 AM — 1:30 PM
Soak up the spirit of the night with a guided walk. Daylight savings time has just begun, so the sun will seem to set early. Begin at the Olewine Pavilion by the nature center with a short program to discover unique night-time experiments and games. All ages are welcome to attend this flat, easy ...
Saturday, November 9 2019 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Take this opportunity to work outside and help Wildwood’s continued park and habitat enhancement projects. Tools and work gloves provided. Register your group of six or more. Assume the work day is canceled if it is raining.
Sat, Aug 10 2019 10:00 AM — Sat, Nov 9 2019 1:00 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.
Wednesday, October 30 2019 10:00 AM — 10:45 AM