DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, April 20

Sunrise Stroll

Greet the sun, stretch your legs, and get moving on this early morning walk in the forest. This easy to moderate, 2 mile walk will take place on state forest...

Presque Isle's 63rd Spring Clean-up

Join hundreds of volunteers, the S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie, Presque Isle Partnership, The Great Pennsylvania Clean-up, and DCNR staff for the 63rd annual spring...

Saturday Morning Birding Series

Saturday Morning Birding Walks at Hills Creek Saturdays in April and May All 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Meet at the Hills Creek State Park Office prior to 8am...

Adopt-a-Highway Earth Day Clean-up

The Friends Group has adopted a portion of a highway near the park to keep clean in order to beautify the area around the park. Our section of highway is...

American Ginseng and other Wild Harvested Plants Workshop

Learn some of the latest information on Non-Timber Forest Products (including: American ginseng, goldenseal and ramps) and their importance both economically...

Bartramian Audubon Society Bird Walk

Saturday, APRIL 20, 2019 – Bartramian Audubon Society Bird Walk 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Meet at the Pleasant Valley Non-Powered Boat Launch (South Shore) ...

Bluebird Walk

Join us at the park office for an easy walk highlighting our bluebird trail. Bluebird boxes not only benefit bluebirds but also a variety of other cavity...

Earth Day Clean-Up

Give back to get back this Earth Day! Help us kick-off our preparations to get out and enjoy the summer season by volunteering some of your time this Earth...

Natural Impressions Student Art Competition Gallery

Presque Isle has inspired artists of all ages through natural wonders from lakeshore to bayside. Enjoy an art gallery from students grades 1-12 at the TREC....

Spring Wildflower Walk

Take a walk with park staff to look for early spring ephemerals and learn about these amazing native wildflowers. Walk will be 1-2 miles over uneven terrain....

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center. A tasty lunch will be provided at the end of the...

Talking Turkey

It's that time of year, when the Toms start displaying and the Hens seem to care less! After a short lecture on turkeys we'll make a turkey call out of a...

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The event is for children 1-10 years of age. Egg Hunt started at 11:00 am. Registration starts at 10:00 am and the cost is $5 per child or $10 per family. ...

Beautiful Bluebirds

The beautiful Eastern bluebirds are getting ready for their spring breeding season. Take a stroll along one of the cavity nest box trails to learn about the...

Spring Wildflower Hike

The Great Gorge Trail is alive with nature’s adornment after a long winter sleep. Many plants and flowers bloom to mark the beginning of spring. In...

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...

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...

Eagle Watch Volunteer Training

Do you love watching bald eagles? Help other park visitors enjoy the experience. Park staff will provide volunteers with training on set-up and use of Eagle...

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...

Eagles-Masters of the Sky

Come view our Bald Eagle nest through our spotting scope! Eggs should be hatching very soon. Binoculars provided.

Earth Day Spring Clean-up Day

Saturday, April 20, 2019 – Earth Day Spring Clean-up Day 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM – Meet at the Park Office (South Shore) Come join us to celebrate Earth Day...

Easter Egg Hunt

This annual event has thousands of Easter eggs hidden for the children, the Easter Bunny and a gift baskets for lucky participants. Hot dogs and...

Park Clean Up

Join us for some Earth Day fun and some light community service! We’ll provide the bags and gloves (and maps) and venture out on a spring day for a park...

Spring Wildflower Walk

Spring has finally arrived and with it the long anticipated and spectacular spring wildflowers. Join park educator for a guided tour of these short-lived...

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...

Eagle Nest Watch

The First Fork Valley is home to at least three pairs of nesting eagles. During the month of April, the baby eagles will hatch and grow bigger every 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...

Earth Friendly Crafts

To celebrate Earth Day, volunteers from the Deckle Girls Scrapbooking group will be coordinating children's activities to include making bookmarks out of...

Easter Elk-stravaganza!

Easter makes a feel like spring! Join us for an Easter craft making fun flower themed crafts! All out participants take home a seed packet for their spring...

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...

Garlic Mustard Pull-A-Thon

Help us save the spring wildflowers from the invasive Garlic Mustard. This invasive plant species has destroyed countless acres of spring wildflower habitat...

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...

Experience a Spring Night

Join us to experience the wonders of a forest pool. Before exploring, we’ll learn about some of the amphibians you will be searching for. Bring...

Saturday, April 20