DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, November 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...

Frit Glass Pendants with Jessica Keemer

Learn the art of flameworking with frit glass! Students will use crushed up glass and implode these small pieces of glass into clear glass to make frit...

Glass Flamework - Frit Glass Pendants

Learn the art of flameworking in a variety of workshops with Jessica Keemer. From the time you learn to light the torch and melt the glass, you will be...

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

Guided Nature Hike

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a 5 mile nature hike through Ridley Creek State Park. We will explore birds, trees, wildflowers and park history along the...

Trees in Fall for Scouts

Join other scouts as we learn about the parts of trees and how they function. We'll learn some winter tree identification and how to measure trees using...

DiscoverE

Explore the world of nature with a Park Naturalist at the TREC. Children ages 3-5 with an accompanying parent or adult are invited. We will listen to 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...

EDITED: Go Take a Hike, for young children.

This hike is suitable for families with young children. Carsontown Trail is 5/8 miles long, and the biggest hill on it is about six feet. The trail passses...

Earthflight

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

Hiking Preparedness for Scouts

Scouts will learn how to prepare for a hiking trip. We’ll go for a 3 mile hike, stopping along the way to talk about outdoor scenarios and how to prepare for...

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

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...

Go Take a Hike: Panther Run Trail

Panther Run Trail is the most scenic trail in the park, as well as the most physically challenging. This 2.3 mile loop follows Love run, intersects with the...

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...

Frit Glass Pendants with Jessica Keemer

Learn the art of flameworking with frit glass! Students will use crushed up glass and implode these small pieces of glass into clear glass to make frit...

Glass Flamework - Frit Glass Pendants

Learn the art of flameworking in a variety of workshops with Jessica Keemer. From the time you learn to light the torch and melt the glass, you will be...

Intro to Bird Feeding

Feeding birds is a great way to get close-up looks at a variety of birds in our area. Come out to get ideas about some simple things you can do to attract...

Turkey

Wild Turkey is a fascinating creature with many unique features and adaptations. This program is perfect for putting you in the Thanksgiving frame of mind!...

Campfire Tales: The Story of Thanksgiving

Come to our campfire and hear the true story of Thanksgiving. Bring a chair or blanket. There will be marshmallows for roasting.

Earthflight

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

Sunset Fall Harvest Hike

Join our park naturalist for a 2 hour hike along the river trails around Downtown Pittsburgh. While on this hike, we will talk about what crops were once...

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...

Cosmic Fireworks: Leonids Meteor Shower Watch

Come and join us for a cosmic fireworks show - the Leonids Meteor Shower, on Saturday, November 17, from 6 pm to 8 pm. Meet at Pavilion 1, near the...

Meteor Madness at the Beach

Come join the park naturalist at the beach to learn about meteor showers and watch for meteors from the Leonids Meteor Shower

Leonid Meteor Shower Watch

November 17 is the peak night for the Leonid Meteor Shower this year. Join us as we lay back and count shooting stars. If the conditions are good, we could...

Saturday, November 17