Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

The Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center offers environmental education programs. Contact the center office for a listing of upcoming educational programs. The center covers more than 665 acres of beautiful deciduous woodlands and coniferous plantations.

2910 New Holland Road, Reading, PA 19607-9448

Phone

610-796-3699

Website

dcnr.state.pa.us

Region

East

Manager

Lisa Miller

Email

noldeforestsp@pa.gov

Upcoming Events

Nature Topics and Presentations

Mengel Natural History Society members will present various nature topics and photographs.

1/26 7:30pm
Winter Guided Dog Hike

Come and enjoy the trails with your furry best friend. Nolde staff will lead a guided dog walk with seasonal points of interest. All dogs must be on leash.

1/28 10am
Snowshoeing for Beginners

No reason to be suffering from cabin fever, as winter is a great time to explore the forests. After a brief introduction to snowshoeing by Berks County and...

1/28 1pm
Project Feeder Watch

The Center participates in the winter bird feeder counts sponsored through Cornell University Lab of Ornithology. Volunteers observe, identify birds, and...

1/29 9am
Project Feeder Watch

The Center participates in the winter bird feeder counts sponsored through Cornell University Lab of Ornithology. Volunteers observe, identify birds, and...

1/30 9am

Recent Events

Books and Boots

1/8/2018

Recent Activity

Brittany Decker

Brittany Decker left a positive review 8/24/2017

Miss. Rachel did a great job keeping the kids engaged and also made it interesting and fun for the adults! Looking forward to the next one!

Jordan R Scroble

Jordan R Scroble left a positive review 6/3/2017

We had a great time and learned so much. Susan is quite the expert!

Autumn Gordon

Autumn Gordon left a positive review 4/15/2017

My 2.5 year old loved this storytime and hike. We can't wait to come again.

James Wassell

James Wassell left a positive review 11/19/2016

Fun hike! It was nice to see the forest at night.

Debra Witowski

Debra Witowski left a positive review 11/6/2016

I learned hoe to identify oak trees by bark

Debra Witowski

Debra Witowski left a positive review 11/6/2016

Beautiful day I learned how to identify oak trees by thier bark

Patricia Avila

Patricia Avila left a positive review 8/25/2016

Ms. Racheal really engaged the kids with the story and animal parts talking about animal adaptions. We loved the hike and catching bugs. Also we enjoyed making animal prints on clay to take home.

Amanda McGinty

Amanda McGinty left a positive review 3/31/2016

This workshop was very informative! A nice balance of direct instruction and hands on activities. Loved all of the materials that were given out.

Susan Haag

Susan Haag left a positive review 10/4/2015

Learned a lot and found many different ferns and mosses

Jordan Pearce

Jordan Pearce 2/17/2015

Interesting article that i found through the FCC http://www.fcc.gov/blog/fcc-releases-open-internet-reply-comments-public