DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, May 17

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...

Wild bee on yellow-petalled black-eyed susan flower with yellow pollen on back legs. Blurred yellow background flowers. - Nescopeck State Park

Celebrate Native Species Day with a fresh look at your outdoor spaces! If you’ve ever wanted to encourage wildlife to visit or gotten tired of plants that...

Spring Wild Teas

Wake up and enjoy the morning and nature with some wild teas with the Park Naturalist. Nature has a lot to offer, including edible plants. Some of these...

DCNR Conservation Volunteer logo

Join us in the Nature Discovery Area and park office landscaping as we weed, mulch, plant and transplant native wildflowers. This work is best suited to...

Explore the Lake Paddle

Ever wanted to explore promised land lake? Well this is your chance to join us for a paddle on the lake searching for plants and animals that call this...

Home School Nature Adventures

Discover nature with other elementary age homeschoolers (K-5) who meet up every other Friday with DCNR park naturalist to explore the outdoors through a wide...

Native Plants Day Discovery Walk

Celebrate PA Native Plants Day with us at Worlds End State Park! Join DCNR Service Forester Sean Friedhof amd Environmental Educator Jane Swift for a...

Nature for Toddlers:  Insects!

Friday, May 17, 10:00am - 11:30am Do you have a young nature lover in your family who’s curious to learn more about the natural environment? Join the...

Remake Learning Days- All About Trees

Trees are all around us - in fact, there are over 100 species found regularly in PA. Have you ever stopped to look closely at these important organisms? Come...

DiscoverE Backpack Loaner Program

April 12, 2024 – October 7, 2024 Locust Lake State Park will be offering a new program this year. DiscoverE is a program offered at PA state parks by the...

Remake Learning Days- An Amphibian Adventure

Let's learn all about amphibians! Join the Environmental Educator on an amphibian adventure learning all about the frogs, toads, and salamanders that call...

Weeds and Wildflower Walk

Help celebrate PA Native Day by taking a short walk (approx. 2 miles) on the Log Cabin Trail to learn about some native and invasive plants in the area....

General US Grant

During this live presentation, you will be given the task of making command decisions about events from Civil War battles. Will you do better or worse than...

Public Sky Watch

Get a glimpse of the night sky with your own telescope or use the telescopes of the Starlight Astronomy Club as they scan the heavens. For more information,...

Friday, May 17