DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, May 1

City Nature Challenge 2022

Lackawanna County is participating in the 2022 City Nature Challenge, a friendly global competition through iNaturalist to document as many species as...

City Nature Challenge 2022

Lackawanna County is participating in the 2022 City Nature Challenge, a friendly global competition through iNaturalist to document as many species as...

Spring StoryWalk: Daniel Finds A Poem

Enjoy a story as you walk through the woods. This season’s story, Daniel Finds A Poem, can be found on the paved White Oaks Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow...

A Jennings Original Storybook Trail:  “Welcome to My Prairie”

Come to Jennings and follow the Storybook Trail featuring Welcome to My Prairie. The Storybook Trail is a fun, educational, outdoor activity that places the...

Bird Walk

Conservation volunteer and avid birder, David Kruel, will lead a bird walk on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 8:00 am. The walk will begin at Locust Lake State Park...

Birding with Baird

Spring is almost here and we can't wait to welcome back our migratory bird friends back to Nolde Forest! *Adults and Families who are interested in learning...

STORYWALK: If You Give a Pig a Pancake- Recurring Event Self Guided

Enjoy a story as you walk through the woods on a section of the Oh! Susanna Trail. The walk starts near the parking lot behind the the pool and ends at the...

Birds and Blooms Hike

Join park naturalists on the McCune trail as we are going to find the sweet spot between the end of the spring ephemeral wildflower season and the beginning...

Animal Tracks and Scat: Who Pooped In The Park?

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist to play detective and explore the world of wildlife tracking. While most of our native mammals live secretive nocturnal lives...

Annual Roadside Cleanup

Help us clean the roadsides in and around Salt Springs Park. We work in teams. Bring a truck if you can. We provide bags, safety vests, and gloves. No fee.

Warbler Walk

Join us on a walk around the Creek Trail to look for returning warblers and other songbirds! Please wear waterproof boots as the trail can be muddy (even...

Spring Wildflower Stroll Preregistration required

Join Melissa Reckner from Penguin Court to learn all about spring ephemerals are wildflowers that complete their life cycle before the plants around them...

Hear the Hammer of Forging Iron

In the Nineteenth Century, wooden pegs were used for construction because metal products were so expensive. Come see an actual blacksmith in action with this...

4-H Heritage Club

Head, Heart, Hands, and Health And a bit of history. This 4-H community club focuses on local history and heritage skills like cooking, gardening, print...

Fly FIshing 101

Meet instructors Mark Signorino and Bob Anderson to learn the basics of weights, rods, leaders, tippets, knots and casting. There will be time to practice...

Go Wild for Wildflowers

Penn’s woods are full of wildflowers. Let’s see how many species we can identify along a mile and a half of easy-to-moderate hiking. Bring a camera if you’d...

Nolde Mansion Open Houses 2022

Now serving as the first Environmental Education Center in the state, the Nolde property was once the home of a wealthy Reading manufacturer. The mansion now...

Pond Life

As the weather warms, the life in the park pond begins to bloosom.Bring the kids and discover the awesome creatures that call our pond Home!

Shoaff's Mill Tours

Shoaff's Mill is an 1840's era Grist Mill that operates from May to October on weekends from 1-3pm. See a 32 ft steel waterwheel turn just as it has for over...

Lecture - "Surviving The Winters"

THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD IN-PERSON IN THE VISITOR CENTER AUDITORIUM. IT WILL ALSO BE LIVESTREAMED VIA ZOOM. IF COVID RESTRICTIONS ARE REQUIRED IT WILL BE...

Sunday, May 1