DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Wednesday, October 7

Bird Walk with Doug Gross

Doug Gross, retired PA Game Commission biologist and eBird coordinator, will guide us on a bird walk in the woods and shrub lands of Ricketts Glen State...

 Weekly Weeders

Registration for this program is full. Registration for this program is full. Interested in learning more about gardening with native plants? Volunteer to...

Family Science Outside: Exploring Ecosystems (Week 1: Streams)

Family Science Outside: Exploring Ecosystems brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors! These weekly...

Home School/Cyber School-Reptiles and Amphibians

Kids in grades K-2 will learn about local reptiles and amphibians through instruction and hands on activities. Registration is required. To sign up, email...

Hump Day Hike

GUESS WHAT DAY IT IS--a great day for a hike! Join the park naturalist on a short, 1.5 mile hike around portions of the Woapalanne and Butterfly trails....

*Postponed* Homeschool Day - We're Talkin' Trees

This event is being postponed until a later date. Those who have registered will be contacted and given the opportunity to sign up again. We apologize for...

Family Science Outside: Exploring Ecosystems (Week 1: Streams)

Family Science Outside: Exploring Ecosystems brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors! These weekly...

Little Learners

10:00 AM – 11:15 AM Alternating Wednesdays: 8/26, 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 10/21 Families with children ages 3 – 5 can engage in nature exploration through...

Watershed Wednesday Hike

Walk and talk about issues affecting watersheds. This is a light to moderate hike along some of Nolde Forest’s most beloved trails and will provide...

Family Science Outside: Exploring Ecosystems (Week 1: Streams)

Family Science Outside: Exploring Ecosystems brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors! These weekly...

Family Science Outside: Exploring Ecosystems (Week 1: Streams)

Family Science Outside: Exploring Ecosystems brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors! These weekly...

Homeschool Hikes

Alternating Wednesdays, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Homeschoolers can explore our many trails through a series of guided hikes. Each hike explores a different area of...

EXPLORE ARCHERY - AGES 9 TO ADULT

Learn to use compound and recurve bows using the National Archery in the Schools steps for success with certified archery instructors.We will be following...

*Postponed* Homeschool Day - We're Talkin' Trees

This event is being postponed until a later date. Those who have registered will be contacted and given the opportunity to sign up again. We apologize for...

Hawk Watch

The great fall hawk migration is underway! Meet the park naturalist to learn how to identify these magnificent birds mid-air. A limited supply of...

Kids October Hiking Series

With all the added screen time associated with virtual learning, why not take advantage of an opportunity to get your kids outside for a good old-fashioned...

Family Forest Day: Plants

Bring the family out for an afternoon of science activities! These programs are designed for elementary aged children and their families. Groups will...

Draconids Meteor Shower Paddle

Watch for the Draconids Meteor Shower while paddling on Black Moshannon Lake. This is a small meteor shower, but it sometimes throws fireballs. Unlike...

Draconids Meteor Shower Watch

Watch the Draconids Meteor Shower over Black Moshannon Lake, while discovering interesting facts about meteors. Unlike most of the other meteor showers,...

Wednesday, October 7