DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, May 15

 2022 Spring Migration Round-Up at Yellow Creek State Park

Pennsylvania State Parks offer fantastic places to go birding, but we want to see which park is the best! Join us in a friendly competition to see which...

2022 Spring Migration Round-Up

Pennsylvania State Parks offer fantastic places to go birding, but we want to see which park is the best! Join us in a friendly competition to see which...

Self-Guided Spring Wildflower Walkabout

Wildflowers have been admired for their beauty and usefulness as foods and medicines for many generations. Every wildflower, from the elegant lady’s slipper...

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...

International Migratory Bird Day

Bring your binoculars and join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a fun morning hike to search for spring migrants along back trails. Beginners and families are...

Morning Bird Walk

This event has been RESCHEDULED to May 15 due to rain on May 7th. Join in an early morning bird walk with Conservation Volunteer, Dave Kruel. We’ll be...

Birding Walk

Join the park naturalist for an afternoon bird walk along the Mill Race Trail to see what feather friends live and are passing through our park. Please bring...

Exploring Creek Critters

Celebrate riparian habitat with your DCNR Park Naturalist by taking a closeup and personal look at life below the surface of our streams. We will learn about...

PA BLACK BEARS: Be Bear Aware

Be Bear Aware! Do you know what to do if you encounter a PA black bear while hiking? Come find out by joining WCO Cory Bentzoni from the PA Game Commission...

Tyler Spring Arts & Culture Festival

Celebrating diverse cultural traditions including Fine Art, Craft, Sculpture, Music, Dance and Cuisine in a unified festival for the senses. An exciting...

Chief Wetona Challenge

The Chief Wetona Challenge is a race consisting of two courses that run through the trails of beautiful Mt. Pisgah State Park. The first loop is a 4 mile...

Raptor Watch on Flat Rock Overlook

Take a hike up to the Flat Rock overlook between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and try to spot migrating raptors. An educator will be on hand with a...

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...

Cook Forest Conservancy Series:  Japanese Knotweed - Information on This Clarion River Invasive

From Subject Received Size Categories Kelly Culbertson [External] Japanese Knotweed #1 - 15 May, MacBeth's Mon 3:37 PM 64 KB

Metal Detecting

We’re going to do some metal detecting this afternoon and invite you to join us. Bring your detector, if you have one, and wear good hiking shoes as this...

Painting in the Outdoors: Birds

Friends of Raccoon Creek State Park has partnered with Artist Lora Russell to bring you "Painting in the Outdoors" at the park. We invite anyone from...

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...

Sizerville Garden Party

Join us at Sizerville State Park as we plant PA native flowers in the Environmental Building's butterfly garden. Gardening equipment will be provided,...

                                       Spotted Lanternflies at Bosler Library

Sunday, May 15, 2022 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Learn all about the Spotted Lanternfly! In this presentation, you...

AT Museum Guest Presenter: Rue McKenrick

The AT Museum is proud to present Rue McKenrick on Sunday, May 15th at 2pm. The event will be held outside on the lawn of the AT Museum. Please bring your...

Elk Smart

Elk Smart is a new initiative to help remind visitors who come to Elk Country to preserve the wild nature of the PA elk herd. Learn the four principles of...

Learning at the Beach

Come join the park naturalist at the nature table at the beach to see what he brought today. You never know what you might learn.

Wildflower Walk

Join park staff for an easy walk around the park to look for plants that are in bloom. We will be making note of which plant species are already blooming,...

Hooked on Hummingbirds

The presentation focuses on the unique behaviors, characteristics and attracting of, Pennsylvania's Ruby throated Hummingbird.

Bright Moon Paddle

This event has been canceled. Come join the park naturalist for a kayak paddle on the lake to learn about this month’s full moon. Learn why some of the...

Red Full Moon

Stay up late with the Sinnemahoning State Park educator for a look at the “blood moon” of 2022! A total lunar eclipse is coming soon, which means the full...

Private Dark Sky Telescope Tour: Lunar Eclipse Watch

Join us for this special 2 hr. event as we watch the shadow of Earth progress to a full lunar eclipse. Only 28% of all lunar eclipses are total eclipses and...

Total Lunar Eclipse

Watch the lunar eclipse from start until totality over Black Moshannon Lake. Meet at Boat Launch #2 on West Side Road. This program will be cancelled if...

Sunday, May 15