DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, August 15

Lagoon by Pontoon

The lagoons at Presque Isle are full of natural surprises such as sun basking turtles, wading great blue herons, beavers slapping their tail on the water,...

Watershed Educators Institute (WEI)

This is a week-long course is for teachers who teach grades 6-12. Enrich your curriculum and become a MWEE Ambassador (Meaningful Watershed Educational...

*FULL* Project Wild Educator Workshop

Project WILD is an interdisciplinary education curriculum which focuses on wildlife. This workshop will offer activities related to wildlife which help...

Birding by Kayak

Join outdoor experts from LL Bean and the park naturalist on this 2 hours Birding by Kayak excursion on Marsh Creek Lake. We will learn the basics of both...

Native Plant Garden Volunteer Day

Join the Nolde Forest Friends Group to help beautify the gardens around the mansion. Help is needed to weed out invasives and plant native plants. Not sure...

Library Along Lake Marburg

Join a Codorus State Park Naturalist and the Children's Librarian of Guthrie Memorial Library for a free weekly program featuring a wildlife book reading at...

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...

Historic Gristmill Summer Hours - Memorial Day through Labor Day

The 19th century gristmill is the centerpiece of McConnells Mill State Park. The historic gristmill at McConnells Mill State Park is open Memorial Day...

Kids' Discover-E Program

Kids ages 5 - 8 will enjoy hands-on nature activities, games, and crafts in our garden.

Friends of Beltzville - 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...

Turtle Odyssey

Sea Turtles are some of Earth's most ancient and majestic creatures. For over 100 millions years, they have traversed the seas, surviving multiple mass...

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...

Butterflies and Blooms

Let's go to the Varden Mid-Valley Access Area to check out the new wildflower plantings that the DCNR installed and the butterflies that are attracted to...

Mysteries of the Great Lakes

Travel to the 'inland seas' where some of the most spectacular scenery on Earth is also the world's largest concentration of freshwater. The Great Lakes are...

DiscoverE: Hide and Seekers (ages 4 to 5)

In this 2 hour long program for children ages 4 and 5 and their parents/guardians, we will have some fun exploring the outdoors and nature. The program will...

Salamander Room Story Time & Activity

Come join us as we read the book Salamader Room and learn about a salamanders habitat. After reading the book, we will build our own habitats and discuss the...

Turtle Odyssey

Sea Turtles are some of Earth's most ancient and majestic creatures. For over 100 millions years, they have traversed the seas, surviving multiple mass...

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...

Thrush Thursday Wildlife Walk

Come on out on a nature walk in the park and discover what flora and fauna are in the area while getting some good exercise and fresh air!

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...

Volleyball Tournament

A volleyball tournament will be held at the Beach 6 courts from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

Family Science Night: Fun with Microscopes

Calling kids ages 8-16 and their parents, come and discover the many interesting microscopic creatures that live at Raccoon Creek State Park. During this...

6:30pm
 
Fun with Microscopes

Calling kids ages 8-16 and their parents, come and discover the many interesting microscopic creatures that live at Raccoon Creek State Park. During this...

Full Moon Hike

We will meet in the Parking lot of the James Kell Visitor Center. The hike will start at 7:30pm so please arrive shortly before. While we will hike around...

Sturgeon Moon Hike

Join us for a full moon hike around the lake. Learn about the moons of August along the way and enjoy a break as we watch the moonrise over the mountains.

Walk When the Moon is Full

Take a moon walk without leaving the planet. Or simply, take a walk in the moonlight. We will hike a short section of the Beaver Dam Trail and explore our...

Thursday, August 15