See flowers and fruits in season and discover fun facts about their use. Learn about the Preserve's history, habitats, and important plant-animal interactions while enjoying the beauty of our trails. Preserve staff and our talented Volunteer Naturalists lead the tours. Tours leave from the Visitor Center with a minimum of two visitors, weather permitting. For more information, contact Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve at (215) 862-2924.
This family-friendly event will include self-guided activities and an art project in the Visitor Center with a focus on nature's recyclers. Come explore hands-on stations about healthy soil, see a composting demo and explore what lives in leaf litter.
Did you know home composting reduces methane emissions and helps sequester carbon--all in the space of your own backyard? And you can create a home-grown soil amendment, which will make your soil, your garden and the rest of your landscape environmentally healthier. This session explains how to compost vegetable and fruit waste from your kitchen, along with other organic waste. Learn about compost "recipes," how to choose or build a composter, and how to troubleshoot for any challenges that arise.
Explore a rotten log and discover the roles played by the unsung heroes of nature--the decomposers. Nature Buddies programs include a story, an outdoor walk and a take-home craft. This program is appropriate for ages 3 through 7. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Walks are weather dependent; please dress for the weather.
Embark on a magical afternoon journey through Penn's Woods to help the plants and animals of the Preserve. Use natural materials to create a special shelter for the woodland faeries. The program includes a story, art project and snack by the pond.