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Special Events


  • Spring Fling

    Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge
    (at the former Cherry Valley Golf Course)
    May 21, 2017

    Join Friends of Cherry Valley at the annual Spring Fling. This year, the event will take place at the Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge's newest property, protected with support from The Nature Conservancy. This free, rain-or-shine event includes food, games, ... Learn more


  • Autumn Migration Hawk Watrch

    Dick and Nancy Eales Preserve
    Jessup, Pennsylvania
    October 01, 2017

    Hawk watching is a must atop beautiful Moosic Mountain overlooking the Lackawanna Valley. Stop by the Dick and Nancy Eales Preserve any time between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Enjoy a short walk on your own or meet up with Conservancy staff to watch hawks as they migrate alo... Learn more


  • Harvest Moon Hike

    Thomas Darling Preserve
    Blakeslee, Pennsylvania
    September 06, 2017

    Watch the full harvest moon rise over the beautiful Thomas Darling Preserve. Walk the plank boardwalk as evening descends and transforms our journey into a mystical experience. This is a challenging walk with uneven ground and low light ideal for people ages 12 and... Learn more


  • Streamside Ecology 101

    Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge
    August 20, 2017

    Learn what makes a healthy stream with topics on fish, bugs, stream stressors and more at the FREE event  co-sponsored with the Pocono Heritage Land Trust.! Participants will also head to the water for a streamside demonstration on electro-fishing. Make sure to... Learn more


  • Whip-poor-will Walk

    Long Pond Preserve
    1567 Long Pond Road
    Long Pond, Pennsylvania 18334
    June 28, 2017

    Evening is not only magical, it’s also the perfect time to listen for Whip-poor-wills. Join us for a sunset walk to hear and potentially see this elusive Night Hawk. This is an easy walk for quiet adventurers; good for ages 12 and up. Wear sturdy shoes and br... Learn more


  • Learn To Fly Fish

    ForEvergreen Preserve, Analomink
    June 25, 2017

    Join expert members from the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited at the new ForEvergreen Nature Preserve for a unique and highly informative Learn to Fly Fish program that will provide participants with an entertaining, informative and relaxing introduction to the s... Learn more


  • Canoe and Kayak Trip

    Tannersville Cranberry Bog Preserve
    (Meet in the parking lot.)
    June 01, 2017

    Join us on a paddling trip into the Bog Preserve on Cranberry Creek. The program lasts three hours. Participants are required to provide their own kayak or canoe. Please call our office at (570) 629-3061 for directions and to pre-register. Learn more


  • Canoe and Kayak Trip

    Tannersville Cranberry Bog Preserve
    (Meet in the parking lot.)
    June 08, 2017

    Join us on a paddling trip into the Bog Preserve on Cranberry Creek. The program lasts three hours. Participants are required to provide their own kayak or canoe. Please call our office at (570) 629-3061 for directions and to pre-register. Learn more


  • Full Moon Hike

    Tannersville Cranberry Bog Preserve
    (Meet in the parking lot.)

    May 09, 2017

    Explore the bog under the light of a full moon. Make sure to wear comfortable, closed-toed shoes or sneakers and bring a flashlight. While open to anyone, registration is required and limited. Call (570) 629-3061 to register. The cost of these walks is: $6/Non-Memb... Learn more


  • Full Moon Hike

    Tannersville Cranberry Bog Preserve
    (Meet in the parking lot.)
    September 05, 2017

    Explore Tannersville Cranberry Bog under the light of a full moon. Participants should bring a flashlight. Please call our office at (570) 629-3061 for directions and to pre-register. Learn more


  • Birding at the Bog

    Tannersville Cranberry Bog Preserve
    (Meet at the parking lot.)
    May 03, 2017

    Combine one of the most unique natural settings with one of the most spectacular natural phenomenon and you get a morning of migration birding at the Bog. Along the way, environmental educators from the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center will explain the bo... Learn more


  • Birding at the Bog

    Tannersville Cranberry Bog Preserve
    (Meet at the parking lot.)
    May 17, 2017

    Combine one of the most unique natural settings with one of the most spectacular natural phenomenon and you get a morning of migration birding at the Bog. Along the way, environmental educators from the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center will explain the bo... Learn more


  • Birding at the Bog

    Tannersville Cranberry Bog Preserve
    (Meet at the parking lot.)
    May 10, 2017

    Combine one of the most unique natural settings with one of the most spectacular natural phenomenon and you get a morning of migration birding at the Bog. Along the way, environmental educators from the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center will explain the bo... Learn more


  • Ancient Hemlock Walk

    Woodbourne Forest and Wildlife Preserve
    July 15, 2017

    Join Woodbourne Preserve Stewardship Committee member, Jim Kessler, to learn about the hemlock dominated old growth forest found at the Woodbourne Forest & Wildlife Preserve.  Note: All programs are free (donations are appreciated) and open to the public.... Learn more


  • Lightening Bug Talk and Walk

    Woodbourne Forest and Wildlife Preserve

    June 23, 2017

    Join Resident Naturalist, Jerry Skinner, to learn about Lightening Bugs and other fascinating insects out and about at night at the Woodbourne Forest and Wildlife Preserve.  Note: All programs are free (donations are appreciated) and open to the public. Many ... Learn more


  • Bird Walk

    Woodbourne Forest Wildlife Preserve
    (traveling to local Gamelands property)
    May 27, 2017

    Join Resident Naturalist, Jerry Skinner, and other local birders for a Bird Walk at PGC’s Gamelands in Susquehanna County. Note: All programs are free and open to the public. (Donations are appreciated.) Many programs are weather dependent. For more informatio... Learn more


  • Bird Walk

    Woodbourne Forest and Wildlife Preserve
    May 20, 2017

    Join Resident Naturalist, Jerry Skinner, and other local birders for a Bird Walk at the Woodbourne Forest & Wildlife Preserve. Note: All programs are free and open to the public. (Donations are appreciated.) Many programs are weather dependent. For more informat... Learn more


  • Bird Walk

    Woodbourne Forest and Wildlife Preserve
    May 13, 2017

    Join Resident Naturalist, Jerry Skinner, and other local birders for a Bird Walk at the Woodbourne Forest & Wildlife Preserve. Note: All programs are free and open to the public. (Donations are appreciated.) Many programs are weather dependent. For more informat... Learn more


  • Bird Walk

    Woodbourne Forest and Wildlife Preserve
    May 06, 2017

    Join Resident Naturalist, Jerry Skinner, and other local birders for a Bird Walk at the Woodbourne Forest & Wildlife Preserve. Note: All programs are free and open to the public. (Donations are appreciated.) Many programs are weather dependent. For more informat... Learn more


  • Philadelphia Science Festival

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    April 21, 2017 - April 29, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy is a partner again this year at the Philadelphia Science Festival taking place April 21-29 throughout the city—at cultural institutions, universities and corporations—to ensure participation by a range of residents and visitors. Th... Learn more


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