Plants for Pollinators - Make & Take Seed Ball WorkshopThursday, January 18, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:30 PMAwbury ArboretumCome learn about plants that support pollinators, and create seed balls to take home and toss in your desired location or to inoculate the Awbury landscape this winter. Enjoy tea and cookies as participants discuss spring gardening plans to enhance our...
Tea Making WorkshopWednesday, January 24, 2018
6:30 PM to 8:00 PMAwbury ArboretumJoin us for a tea-making workshop with community herbalist and gardener Alyssa Schimmel. We'll explore the best preparation methods for infusing or decocting local healing herbs from our landscape whether fruit, flower, leaf, seed, bark, or root. Some...
Feeding Wild Birds 101 WorkshopSaturday, January 20, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:30 AMBowman's Hill Wildflower PreserveLearn how to identify both common and uncommon backyard birds; discover the secrets of preferred food choices and feeder types, as well as ways to attract more birds to your yard.
Fabulous Ferns of Pennsylvania & New JerseySunday, January 21, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:00 PMBowman's Hill Wildflower PreservePete Bacinski covers up-to-date information on new names and taxonomic splits of more than 50 species of native ferns.
Make & Take Terrarium GardenSaturday, January 27, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:30 AMBowman's Hill Wildflower PreserveParticipants will utilize native plants that overwinter in our Nursery to create their very own terrarium. In the Propagation House.
Nature in Winter WalkSaturday, January 27, 2018
1:30 PM to 3:00 PMBowman's Hill Wildflower PreserveEducation Coordinator Kelly Joslin will lead an investigation of skeletal stems, diverse seed heads and buds that promise next spring's leaves and flowers and look for signs of wildlife on this walk. Please dress for cold weather.
Collections Walk: Penns WoodsSaturday, February 3, 2018
1:30 PM to 3:00 PMBowman's Hill Wildflower PreserveThe Preserve is home to more than 700 species of native plants. Join us for an informative walk as we take a look at rare, unusual, and/or unique favorites of our Curator, Collection Committee and Naturalists. This walk will feature the collection found...
Nature Buddies: Animal TracksSaturday, February 10, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:15 AMBowman's Hill Wildflower PreserveTiptoe through the tundra - or at least over the frozen ground just outside - as we search for animal tracks and signs of hidden life, read a tracking story and make a craft. Nature Buddies programs include a story, an outdoor walk and a take-home craft...
Great Backyard Bird CountSaturday, February 17, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 PMBowman's Hill Wildflower PreserveBird watchers of all ages in count birds to create a real-time snapshot of where birds are across the continent. Anyone can participate, from beginner bird watchers to experts. The GBBC takes place in the Bird Observatory in the Preserve's auditorium...