DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, June 9

DIY State Park BioBlitz Competition

How many species can you identify in the park? Use iNaturalist app to help the park. The Seek app can help you identify and post your finds to the...

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...

State-Wide June Bio Blitz

If you are a mushroom hunter, fisherman, birder, or just like walking the trails and discovering the diversity of our parks, we need YOU! To help us learn...

State-Wide June Bio Blitz!

Calling all self-proclaimed naturalists! If you are a mushroom hunter, fisherman, birder, or just like walking the trails and discovering the diversity of...

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

Interested in learning more about gardening with native plants? Volunteer to work alongside our education staff as they mulch, pull weeds, divide plants,...

STORYWALK: Mama Built a Little Nest- Recurring Event Self Guided

Mt. Pisgah State Park invites you to enjoy reading "Mama Built a Nest" while walking along the Oh! Susanna Trail by Stephen Foster Lake between the pool area...

Mary Ann Furnace Walk

Join Jeri Jones for a look at the area where the oldest charcoal furnace west of the Susquehanna River may have stood. Discover how a furnace worked, what...

Mary Ann Furnace Walk with Jeri Jones

Join Jeri Jones for a look at the area where the oldest charcoal furnace west of the Susquehanna River may have stood. Discover how a furnace worked, what...

Pennsylvania Trails Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting

The Pennsylvania Trails Advisory Committee is a 20-member, DCNR-appointed committee that represents both motorized and non-motorized trail users and advises...

10am
Virtual Event
Historic Gristmill Summer Hours

The 19th century gristmill is the centerpiece of McConnells Mill State Park. The historic gristmill at McConnells Mill State Park is open mid-May through...

Little Naturalist Story Time

Join us as we read a nature themed story and then afterwards do a craft or hands-on activity related to the theme of the story. For ages 5 and under....

June Fly Fishing Meet-Ups

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED by clicking on the links below. Limited Spots. NO fishing license needed for duration of program. The PA Fish and Boat Commission...

Blue Bird Walk

Take a walk along our bluebird trail to help us monitor what they are up to in their cavity nesting boxes.

Crayfish in the Creek

Join the park naturalist for a fun exploration in Oil Creek. We'll learn all about crayfish before heading out to scoop them up, identify them, and release...

Home School Day: Pollinators

Join the park naturalist for our June Home School Day. During this session we will be learning about pollinators and their importance to plants and animals...

Elk with antlers and people in classroom

Thursday, June 9th, 1:30 - 7:30 PM Optional Elk Calf Capture Research Event 7:45 - 9:00 PM Location: Elk Country Visitor Center (ECVC) Fee: Free! Act...

Animal Tracks

Learn how to identify common animal tracks you may find in the park. Meet at the Amphitheater. Contact Rhiannon Summers at 570-477-7780 or rhsummers@pa.gov...

Ladies Night Hike Out Preregistration required

Tired of going home after work? Want to go for a hike? Need a break from the boring? Join Park Educator, Lisa Meadows, for a Ladies' Night Hike Out on...

Thursday, June 9