Events

Saturday, March 25

Spring Bird Hike

Tired of being stuck inside? Come join the Todd Bird Club as they look for migrating ducks and geese on Yellow Creek Lake. The wide variety of birds makes...

Project Learning Tree Teacher Workshop

Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an award-winning environmental education program designed for educators working with students from pre-K to twelfth grade....

Coffee with the Birds

Enjoy a cup of coffee, tea, or cocoa, INDOORS, as we watch the birds visiting the feeders just outside the classroom window. December through March, join in...

Gull Point Clean-Up

Help to keep Presque Isle healthy! Join Park Naturalists at the Gull Point trailhead at the Beach 10 parking lot. The natural area of Gull Point is closed...

Animal Habitats for Scouts

What do animals need to survive and how do they find these things at Jacobsburg? We'll explore these topics and more as we focus on what makes a habitat....

Fishing Rod Loaner Program at TREC

Borrowing a fishing rod is just like borrowing a book from the library. If you like to fish or want to try fishing, you can borrow a rod, reel, and basic...

Maple Harvest Tour

Explore the history of maple syrup from the days of discovery to modern day evaporation. Taste our award winning maple syrup and purchase a bottle to take...

Tree Pruning Class

Yearning for spring and summer bounty? Pruning your landscape and fruit trees properly is imperative. Jim Kessler will discuss and demonstrate on several...

Berry Basket Workshop

MARCH 25 Berry baskets were used during the late 19th century to transport strawberries from the fields of New Jersey to the restaurants of New York City....

Orienteering Basics

Looking for something new to try this spring ? TRY ORIENTEERING ! The Susquehanna Valley Orienteering club will be hosting a beginners event Saturday, Match...

Signs of Spring Hike

Vernal pools, trees budding, birds chirping… these are all signs that spring has finally sprung! Look for these signs and more during this 3-4 mile hike on...

All About Antlers

Everyone is thrilled when they see huge bull elk with their impressive antlers. During this popular educational program learn many amazing facts about...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Buds, Barks, and Branches

Identifying trees without leaves can be challenging, but not impossible. Join park educator on a short 1 mile hike, and learn some tricks and tips to...

E.S.I. (Earth Scene Investigators); Finding FOSSILS!

Imagine finding something older than dinosaurs! This is a very likely possibility if you join in this trek along F.J. Sayers Lake bed. The dried lake bed...

Geocaching for Scouts

Learn how to use a hand-held Geographical Positioning System Unit (GPS) to find hidden caches at Jacobsburg! This program is best for scouts ages 10 and up...

Maple Sugaring

March is Maple Sugaring Season at Parker Dam Sate Park and you can come learn how real maple syrup is made. Learn the sweet story of maple sugaring, how it...

Park History

Learn about the park’s namesake, what was here before the lake, and how the park was created in this slideshow program. Feel free to bring your own stories...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Nightscapes Photography Workshop - Cancelled!

*Due to the predicted weather forecast the Nightscapes Photography Workshop scheduled for 3/25 at 7:30PM will be cancelled.* Photograph the starry night sky...

Woodcock Walk

Join us for a gentle walk to find out about these mysterious migratory birds. Keep an eye and ear open along the way for any birds performing an evening sky...

Saturday, March 25