DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

November 21 - December 20, 2018

Wednesday, November 21

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Fall Morning Bird Walks

Experience an unpredictable morning of bird watching & become acquainted with birds that migrate through or inhabit central Pennsylvania. These programs will...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Chester Springs Model Yacht Club

Model yacht club sailing on the lake, must be a member to participate

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Holiday Healthy Hike

Winter & the holidays are approaching quickly! Join the park naturalist & hit the trails for a hike to kick of the holiday season. Participants will be...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Thursday, November 22

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Thanksgiving Morning Hike

Get those digestive juices flowing with a morning hike around Hopewell Lake. Before you sit down for that big turkey dinner, come stretch your legs and...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Friends of Beltzville State Park - Walking Group

These free weekly walks will be 1 hour. Please wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes and bring water. An opportunity to enjoy nature in the company of...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Friday, November 23

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Opt Outside Hike

Reconnect with the outdoors this holiday season by choosing to #OptOutside this Black Friday. Enjoy a casual 2-mile stroll along the Lowlands Trails as we...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Opt Outside Fireline Hike

No registration required. Meet at the Fireline Trailhead. Join the naturalist for this alternative activity on a traditional shopping day, or just to...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Naturally Grateful: A Moonlit Walk

Continue the feelings of Thanksgiving gratefulness while strolling the Jennings trails on a full moon evening. Join Jennings staff to discover how some of...

Saturday, November 24

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Borosilicate Glass Bead Making Class with Jessica Keemer

From the time you learn to light the torch and melt the glass, you will be guided through a variety of techniques including how to create particular bead...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Families Go Hiking

Bundle-up the family and visit Presque Isle State Park for a kid-focused walk along the natural trails. Walk is approximately 1-mile in length. Dress in...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Elk, Moose, Caribou and Deer

Learn about the North American Deer family. These cousins each have unique ways of survival; yet share similar traits with their family members.

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Sunday, November 25

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Impressionistic Plein Air Painting with Renee Egan

Join us for an 6 week morning series - Painting the Landscape, Impressionistic style. For the Beginner and Intermediate level adult. Renee Egen will lead...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Christmas Craft Day

Come exercise your craft skills in preparation for Christmas! We will be making different ornaments and crafts for your tree! Fabulous festive fun!

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Monday, November 26

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Tuesday, November 27

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Mansion Holiday Decorating

Have fun and get into the holiday spirit by helping decorate the mansion for the holidays! Guidance will be provided. Can't stay the whole time? No...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Wednesday, November 28

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Mansion Holiday Decorating

Have fun and get into the holiday spirit by helping decorate the mansion for the holidays! Guidance will be provided. Can't stay the whole time? No...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Drawing the Portrait & Figure into Fantasy Illustrations

For the beginner or intermediate level student who wishes to learn fundamentals of Drawing the figure, or who wants to brush up on necessary skills to...

Thursday, November 29

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Mansion Holiday Decorating

Have fun and get into the holiday spirit by helping decorate the mansion for the holidays! Guidance will be provided. Can't stay the whole time? No...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Friends of Beltzville State Park - Walking Group

These free weekly walks will be 1 hour. Please wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes and bring water. An opportunity to enjoy nature in the company of...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Friday, November 30

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Fireside Talk: Turkey Vulture

A familiar sight in the sky over much of North America is the dark, long-winged form of the Turkey Vulture, soaring high over the landscape. Discover...

Saturday, December 1

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Friends Trail Day

Join the Friends of Ridley Creek State Park trail crew on their monthly trail maintenance excursions where they care for park trails, remove invasive plants...

Jewelry Design with Monique Perry

Enameling on Copper : Learn the beauty of enameling (fusing glass to metal) in this beginner level workshop, creating a pendant and small trinket dish. You...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Chester Springs Model Yacht Club

Model yacht club sailing on the lake, must be a member to participate

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Natural Ornaments

Learn how to create beautiful homemade ornaments using local natural materials. Materials and expert assistance provided. Program is free and open to all...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Evening with the Curator: Who was here on Christmas Day 1776?

Many people – both soldiers and civilians – contributed to the patriot cause during the ten days surrounding the crossing that turned the tide of the...

Sunday, December 2

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Impressionistic Plein Air Painting with Renee Egan

Join us for an 6 week morning series - Painting the Landscape, Impressionistic style. For the Beginner and Intermediate level adult. Renee Egen will lead...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Guided Hike

Come enjoy the seasonal change of the forest. Nolde Forest staff will share natural points of interest. Medium difficulty-2 miles. Hiking poles available for...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Colonial Wreath-Making Workshop

Learn how the colonists would have decorated their homes for the Christmas season—and take home a colonial wreath of your very own! On Sunday, December 2,...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Holiday Open House with Friends of Kings Gap

Join the Friends of Kings Gap and enjoy this once-a-year opportunity to explore the Cameron-Masland Mansion, a gracious mountain stone villa built in 1908 as...

A Day in the Life of a Lighthouse Keeper

The daily life of a lighthouse keeper was both demanding and at times tedious, and at all times focused on keeping the light burning brightly. Participants...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Bucks County 4-H Heritage Club

This 4-H club was started by kids who are interested in local history and enjoy doing heritage crafts. Any youth age 8-18 can join 4-H. Please contact the...

Family, Friends & Me  at Earth Center Pottery

Join Jan Wyatt for a fun kids clay hand building workshop. Adult family members welcome. Walking pots, Bird baths or feeders, Animal creations, Fairy &...

Holiday Open House

Greenwood Furnace State Park and the Friends of Greenwood Furnace, Whipple Dam, and Penn-Roosevelt State Parks welcome everyone to the annual Holiday Open...

Nature Journaling

Stop by the nature journaling station during the Nolde Mansion open house event to look more closely at nature's treasures. Master Naturalists, Carol and...

Nolde Mansion Open House

Now serving as an Environmental Education Center, the Nolde property was once the home of a wealthy Reading manufacturer. See our story in video, take a...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Critter Creations

Join the Friends of Nolde Forest to make ornaments out of natural materials. Using collections from nature and some glue see what you can create to take...

Nature Detectives: Mining Mysteries

Families are invited to become “nature detectives," exploring evidence left behind from a time long past. Like detectives, we can read these clues to learn...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Monday, December 3

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Project Feeder Watch

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

Books and Boots

Exercise for the mind and body--book discussion followed by a walk in Nolde Forest. Call or email the Center for monthly book list. Meet in the mansion...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Presque Isle History Series "All Washed Up"

Presque Isle is rich with cultural and natural history. Join a Park Naturalist at the TREC to discover the history of Presque Isle by viewing items that have...

Friends of Beltzville General Meeting

Monthly meeting for our volunteer group "Friends of Beltzville State Park" All are welcome, come and check out what this group is about. Our meetings are...

Tuesday, December 4

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Project Feeder Watch

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

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Wednesday, December 5

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Homeschool History: Mining Mysteries

Homeschooling families are invited to explore Jennings and uncover evidence left behind from a time long past. Like detectives, we can read these clues to...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Drawing the Portrait & Figure into Fantasy Illustrations

For the beginner or intermediate level student who wishes to learn fundamentals of Drawing the figure, or who wants to brush up on necessary skills to...

Friends of Nolde Forest Meeting (1st Wednesdays)

The Friends of Nolde Forest meet once a month to discuss business and plan events and fundraising activities. Interested in joining the Friends of Nolde...

Thursday, December 6

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Hide-n'-Seekers Program for Preschoolers

Join us for a program to get preschoolers ages 3-5 out and learning about our natural world through stories, activites, and crafts. Weather permitting, we’ll...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Friends of Beltzville State Park - Walking Group

These free weekly walks will be 1 hour. Please wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes and bring water. An opportunity to enjoy nature in the company of...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Christmas Ornament Pysanky – Hand-Decorated Eggs with Basia Andrusko

Explore the art, symbolism and joy in creating Pysanky. Ages 12 & up. Each workshop participant will create a unique and beautiful egg ornament! Basia will...

Friday, December 7

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Winter Walk

Get outside this winter and join us for an easy to moderate walk at Pinchot Park. Led by the park naturalist, we will explore the trails in the Conewago Day...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Saturday, December 8

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Coffee with the Birds

Participate in a Project Feeder Watch bird count and learn about the ten most common winter visitors, their food preferences, and how winter bird feeder...

Holiday Traditions - Wreath Making

Our holiday traditions and symbols come from nature. Find out about this fascinating folklore and make a beautiful wreath made from natural materials to take...

TREC the Halls

Ski, snowshoe, or sled on down to the Tom Ridge Environmental Center for a fun filled day of holiday cheer! Visit activity stations including cookie...

Winter Wildlife Watch

Spend some of your Saturday watching wildlife at Jacobsburg! Our educators will have activities available at the visitor center including a morning bird...

Holiday Traditions - Wreath Making

Our holiday traditions and symbols come from nature. Find out about this fascinating folklore and make a beautiful wreath made from natural materials to take...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Holiday Coffee House

Join the Friends of Kings Gap for a Holiday Coffee House on Saturday, December 8th starting at 6:00 p.m. Enjoy coffee, conversation, music, and light...

Sunday, December 9

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Dress Rehearsal:  First Crossing

Sunday, December 9, 2018 TIME: 10 AM – 4 PM (actual crossing at 1 PM) COST: $8 for adults, $4 for children age five to 11, and free for those under...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Holiday Open House with Friends of Kings Gap

Join the Friends of Kings Gap and enjoy this once-a-year opportunity to explore the Cameron-Masland Mansion, a gracious mountain stone villa built in 1908 as...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Bucks County 4-H Outdoor Adventures Club

This 4-H club was started by kids who are interested in outdoor recreation and environmental conservation. Any youth age 8-18 can join 4-H. Please contact...

Family, Friends & Me  at Earth Center Pottery

Join Jan Wyatt for a fun kids clay hand building workshop. Adult family members welcome. Walking pots, Bird baths or feeders, Animal creations, Fairy &...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Beach Glass Ornament for Kids

Discover beach glass with a Park Naturalist at the TREC. First learn the natural processes involved in creating beach glass, and then craft your own pine...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Monday, December 10

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Presque Isle History Series "Wildlife"

Presque Isle is rich with cultural and natural history. Join a Park Naturalist at the TREC to learn how the peninsula has become a wildlife sanctuary. You...

Working with Wampum: Hands-on-Heritage (for adults)

December: Learn the surprising history of the beautiful white and purple shell beads we know as wampum. Find out why they were valuable to both Native people...

Bartramian Audubon Society Meeting and Program - Annual Holiday Potluck and Hog Island Presentations

Enjoy good food and good company at our annual holiday potluck; bring a dish to share and your holiday spirit. Our teacher and student scholarship winners...

Tuesday, December 11

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Story Time at Nolde Forest with the Mifflin Community Library

Story time featuring a nature themed book followed by a nature walk in the Nolde Forest. Children Preschool age 3 to 5 and their accompanying adult learn...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Working with Wampum: Hands-on-Heritage (for adults)

December: Learn the surprising history of the beautiful white and purple shell beads we know as wampum. Find out why they were valuable to both Native people...

Story Time at Nolde Forest with the Mifflin Community Library

Indoor story time featuring a nature themed book followed by time outdoors in the Chickadee Nature Discovery Area. Children ages 1 to 3 and their...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Hands-on-Heritage for Homeschool Teens (ages 12 and up)

We have been offering these programs for adults for several years now and we love them so much that we created a version for teens too! Tyler State Park is...

DCNR's PA Trails Advisory Committee - Webinar Meeting

You're Invited to Join! PA Trails Advisory Committee Meeting (Webinar) The Pennsylvania Trails Advisory Committee is a 20-member, DCNR-appointed committee...

1:30pm
 
Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Wednesday, December 12

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

DiscoverE

Children ages 3 to 5 with an accompanying parent or adult are invited to explore the world of nature with our Park Naturalist. We will meet in the Tom Ridge...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Drawing the Portrait & Figure into Fantasy Illustrations

For the beginner or intermediate level student who wishes to learn fundamentals of Drawing the figure, or who wants to brush up on necessary skills to...

Thursday, December 13

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Homeschool Day: Natural Ornaments

Join us from 10:00 AM -12:00 PM in the classroom to create beautiful one of a kind homemade ornaments using local natural materials. From 12:00-2:00 PM join...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Friends of Beltzville State Park - Walking Group

These free weekly walks will be 1 hour. Please wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes and bring water. An opportunity to enjoy nature in the company of...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Christmas Ornament Pysanky – Hand-Decorated Eggs with Basia Andrusko

Explore the art, symbolism and joy in creating Pysanky. Ages 12 & up. Each workshop participant will create a unique and beautiful egg ornament! Basia will...

Friday, December 14

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Christmas Naturally: Make & Take Your Own Decorations

No registration required. Bring your family and friends to the park and create one-of-a-kind tree ornaments and holiday decorations using a variety of...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Family Night: Mysterious Mammals

Get hands-on with some furs and skulls while learning about the mammals of Pennsylvania. This program is best for families with children ages 5 and up. We...

Audubon at Home - Beyond Bird Feeding

Baird Ornitholigal Club and Mengel Natural History Society host speaker Steven Saffier. This program focuses on creating bird friendly habitat in back...

Saturday, December 15

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Christmas is for the Birds

Celebrate the 119th annual Christmas Bird Count at Jennings by sipping “bird friendly” coffee and counting the birds at the feeders. A toasty fire in the...

Holiday Traditions - Wreath Making

Our holiday traditions and symbols come from nature. Find out about this fascinating folklore and make a beautiful wreath made from natural materials to take...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Guided Dog Hike

Enjoy the seasonal changes in the forest. All dogs must be on leash. Medium difficulty, several hills. Cancelled for rain or snow.

Hike: Two States, Two Canals

***Registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Meeting location: Canal Path Park, 2520 River Rd,...

Winter Tree ID

Enrich your enjoyment of nature by learning the basics of tree identification in the winter. Join DCNR staff for a guided walk through the grassy areas...

DiscoverE

Children ages 3 to 5 with an accompanying parent or adult are invited to explore the world of nature with our Park Naturalist. We will meet in the Tom Ridge...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Holiday Open House

View the Widlife Center all decked out in its winter splendor during this relaxing holiday event. Listen to the music of the season, as you make a holiday...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Evergreen Identification Walk

Take a walk in the woods with Dr. Susan Munch for identification of some of the evergreens at Nolde Forest. Brief indoor program followed by a walk outside....

Natural Ornaments

Visit the TREC with the kids to make some natural Christmas ornaments. Kids will visit several stations to construct ornaments while supplies last. Fee is...

Holiday Traditions - Wreath Making

Our holiday traditions and symbols come from nature. Find out about this fascinating folklore and make a beautiful wreath made from natural materials to take...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Sunday, December 16

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Wild Holiday: Winter Animals of Presque Isle

Bring your family to the TREC to discover which animals are out and about on Presque Isle during colder months. You will find how animals prepare for winter,...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Monday, December 17

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Project Feeder Watch

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

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...