DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, March 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...

Winter Equipment Loaner Program: Cross-country skis & snowshoes

This winter season Bald Eagle and the Nature Inn have your equipment needs covered! Stop into the Nature Inn during your next visit to the park and ask about...

Coffee with the Birds

Enjoy a cup of coffee, tea, or cocoa, INDOORS, as we learn about the birds visiting the feeders just outside the classroom window and participate in a...

Exhibit: Natural Wonders of Presque Isle (Past to Present)

The Tom Ridge Environmental Center will be hosting a new exhibit. The plants and animals on the peninsula have an incredible story to tell. Experience these...

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...

Orienteering for Scouts

Orienteering is a fun, family-friendly sport that involves navigating a course using a map and compass. It can be competitive, in timed events, or just a way...

Trail Maintenance

Our Friends group assists the park in maintaining the hiking trails at the Park. Come join our group and help keep our trails in shape so that everyone can...

Birding at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area

Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area is one of the premier birding spots in eastern Pennsylvania. Join us for this birding tour of Middle Creek as we enjoy...

FULL!  Maple Sugaring for Scouts- AM Session

**Important- When registering, please include your Troop/Den Number under "Additional Information we Need to Know." Scouts (ages 7-11) will participate in a...

Film and Fun - Wild Kratts

Join Chris and Martin Kratt as they encounter incredible wild animals, combining science education with fun and adventure as they travel to animal habitats...

Introduction to Orienteering with DVOA

Orienteering with DVOA. Introduction to orienteering program provided by the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association. Indoor overview followed by outdoor...

Roaring Run Ramble

Explore the northern portion of the Roaring Run Natural Area during this 8-mile day hike. Learn about the unique history and natural features scattered...

Skiing Basics

If you were hoping to try cross country skiing this winter, here is your chance! Stop by to learn the basics of nordic skiing and enjoy a short trek on...

Volunteer Opportunity: Vanish the Vines

***Pre-registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** Join us at Giving Pond Recreation Area as we...

Woodpecker Wander

Take a walk through the woods to learn about the diversity of woodpeckers that live here. We’ll talk about their seasonal habits and look and listen 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...

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...

Introduction to Snowshoeing

Join Sinnemahoning State Park staff for a fun lesson on the popular sport of Snowshoeing. This program is for first-timers as well as those with more...

Introduction to XC Skiing

Join Sinnemahoning State Park staff for a fun lesson on the popular sport of cross-country skiing. This program is for first-timers as well as those with...

FULL!  Maple Sugaring for Scouts- PM Session

Registration for the PM Session is currently full. **Important- When registering, please include your Troop/Den Number under "Additional Information we...

Herpetology for Scouts

Learn about the scientific study of amphibians and reptiles! We'll become amateur herpetologists as we search for frogs, snakes, turtles, and salamanders....

Snow and Ice - Science Saturday

Participate in science experiments related to snow and ice. The experiments and crafts will be geared towards ages 4 to 9, but any age is welcome. This is...

Snow and Ice-Science Saturday

Participate in science experiments related to snow and ice. The experiments and crafts will be geared towards ages 4 to 9, but any age is welcome. This is...

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation is a tale of science, culture, and thrilling adventure. Earth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes...

Elk Basics

Join our Conservation Education staff as we learn all about out Pennsylvania elk herd. How did they get here? Have we always had elk? How many are there and...

Film and Fun - Wild Kratts

Join Chris and Martin Kratt as they encounter incredible wild animals, combining science education with fun and adventure as they travel to animal habitats...

Maple Sugaring

March is Maple Sugaring Season at Parker Dam State Park and you can come learn how real maple syrup is made. You’ll discover the sweet story of maple...

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...

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation is a tale of science, culture, and thrilling adventure. Earth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes...

Saturday, March 2