Take a walk through the Preserve with experienced, local birding guides with a chance to see a variety of species, including warblers, thrushes, towhees, goldfinches, chickadees, woodpeckers and more. The walk will depart from the Vistors Center and binoculars are recommended.
Discover the amazing spring ephemerals and other native plants that blanket the woodland floor and make spring so speical. Learn about pollination, seed dispersal and the interesting stories behind these fleeting beauties.
At the Spring Native Plant Sale, a premier selection of over 200 species of high-quality herbaceous and woody plants will be available for purchase. Knowledgeable staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and help you choose the most suitable plants for your site.
Don your fairy wings and join Bowman's Hill for a magical afternoon with mom. Journey through Penn's Woods to help the Fairy Queen find her friend the Frog Prince. Use natural materials to help create a special shelter for woodland fairies. The program includes a story, art project and snack by the pond.
Ed Lignowski, Ph.D., Preserve Volunteer Naturalist and former botany/plant physiology college instructor, will teach you to identify many native ferns. He will highlight their evolutionary history and unusual reproductive habits, as well as their natural habitats and usefulness in native plant gardens. The presentation/discussion will be followed by an outdoor tour.