DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

March 20 - April 19, 2019

Friday, March 22

Living the Island Life

Mengel Natural History Society presents speaker David Barber, Research Biologist at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, to discuss ecology and conservation of the...

Monday, March 25

Project Feeder Watch

The Center participates in the winter bird feeder counts sponsored through Cornell University Lab of Ornithology. Volunteers observe, identify birds, and...

Tuesday, March 26

Project Feeder Watch

The Center participates in the winter bird feeder counts sponsored through Cornell University Lab of Ornithology. Volunteers observe, identify birds, and...

Saturday, March 30

Beauty of Botany

Meet at Sawmill Parking Area. Dr. Susan Munch will present botany topics during a forest walk for hands-on identification. Technical explanations of plants...

Monday, April 1

Books and Boots

Exercise for the mind and body--book discussion followed by a walk in Nolde Forest. Call or email the Center for monthly book list. Meet in the mansion...

Wednesday, April 3

Approaching Sustainable Living:  Technologies for the 21st Century

SORRY THIS PROGRAM IS FULL Vist a "Net-Zero Energy" low-input home designed to produce as much energy as it consumes, while using less water, materials and...

Friends of Nolde Forest Meeting (1st Wednesdays)

The Friends of Nolde Forest meet once a month to discuss business and plan events and fundraising activities. Interested in joining the Friends of Nolde...

Sunday, April 7

Fishy Fun - Craft and Hike

Join us in McConnell Hall to make a quick, colorful fish craft, then venture down to the stream to learn about the kind of fish that may live there. Dress...

Nature Journaling

Stop by the nature journaling station during the Nolde Mansion open house event to look more closely at nature's treasures. Master Naturalists, Carol and...

Nolde Mansion Open House

Now serving as an Environmental Education Center, the Nolde property was once the home of a wealthy Reading manufacturer. See our story in video, take a...

A Year in the Life of a Timber Rattler

Rich Bonnett presents an amazing photographic journey of a timber rattlesnake from emergence through hibernation, including mating, feeding, birth,...

Tuesday, April 9

Story Time at Nolde Forest with the Mifflin Community Library

Story time featuring a nature themed book followed by a nature walk in the Nolde Forest. Children Preschool age 3 to 5 and their accompanying adult learn...

Story Time at Nolde Forest with the Mifflin Community Library

Indoor story time featuring a nature themed book followed by time outdoors in the Chickadee Nature Discovery Area. Children ages 1 to 3 and their...

Friday, April 12

Rufa Red Knot - Defying Extinction: A Closer Look

Baird Ornitholgical Club presents speaker Bill Stewart discussing the efforts to help save the rufa Red Knot. This program will reveal a closer look into...

Saturday, April 13

Great Garlic-Mustard Cook-in

If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em! Join PA Master Naturalist Debbie Naha-Koretzky (The Wild Edibles Lady) and Nolde Forest staff to forage for garlic mustard...