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Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
1635 River Rd. New Hope, PA 18938
215-862-2924
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    Upcoming events
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      Children's Summer Reading Program
    • Thursday, June 29, 2017
    • The Children's Summer Reading Program at Bowman's Hill gives kids the chance to learn about and connect with nature through stories and activities. Each week they'll hear tales of the outdoors, embark on hikes and make nature crafts to take home.
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      Weed Patrol
    • Saturday, July 1, 2017
    • Learn about and help weed out invasive plants growing around the preserve.
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      Fascinating Fireflies
    • Friday, July 7, 2017
    • After a short discussion on firefly life history, participants will decorate a catcher and head out just as the first twinkles begin.
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      Butterfly Lifestyles
    • Saturday, July 15, 2017
    • More than 50 species of butterflies can be seen at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve. Learn about the lifestyles of some of the common and uncommon species from naturalist Mary Anne Borge, including the ones that make their home here and what makes this such a special place for butterflies. Indoor presentation followed by an outdoor hunt to see how many butterflies we can find.
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      Morning Meadow Walk
    • Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    • Take a guided tour of the preserve's four-acre meadow to learn about native warm season grasses, meadow ecology and plant-pollinator interactions. This vigorous walk leaves from the Visitor Center.
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      NABA Butterfly Count
    • Saturday, July 22, 2017
    • Help scientists piece together the big picture of the distribution and population size of each buttefly species counted, including changes over time. Llearn to identify the different types of butterflies and the native plants they utilize at the Preserve. Bring binoculars or a camera with a zoom lens, and a field guide, if available, as well as plenty of water, snacks and appropriate sun protection. Join for all or part of the day. All experience levels are welcome. Meet at the Visitor Center
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      Creek Walk
    • Sunday, July 23, 2017
    • Explore Pidcock Creek with us to see firsthand the benefits our native plants have on aquatic creatures. Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet.
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