Events Calendar

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Building Reliable Support for Land Preservation Workshop

Learn how a small land trust’s ideas came to fruition after years of hard work, resulting in a county wide tax increase for land conservation. Teamwork, marketing, grants, polling, luck, humor, sacrifice, and more all contributed to a successful campaign despite limited resources.  Join Farm & Natural Lands Trust of York County’s Executive Director Sean Kenny as...

$25

Winter EXPLORE! Winter Fun and Fort Building

Pine Hill Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd., Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

The first EXPLORE! in the February series. This popular program activity returns. Students will go on a guided “wondering walk” through the forest, and learn how humans keep warm in the winter. Students work together with others to gather a variety of natural materials like branches and leaves. With a book for inspiration, they will build...

$7

Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall “SOAR” Bird Walks

First and third Saturday spring, summer, fall and winter bird walks find birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro leading the walks along the hiking trails at varying locations throughout the area. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public. Just show up—no reservations...

Mind & Body Hiking Series

The Mind & Body Hiking Series is an opportunity for you to build your mental and physical health. The hikes will start easier and flatter, gradually adding mileage and hills. During the hike, you will also be relaxing your mind with silent walks, sensory activities, poetry, and reflection. PROGRAM SCHEDULE Join us for one hike...

Creating Stronger Connections: A Communication Best Practices Workshop

Join POWR and your watershed colleagues for the first training of 2024! Creating Stronger Connections: A Communication Best Practices Workshop will be an interactive session on the art of crafting purposeful communication objectives and building lasting stakeholder relationships. Explore best practices for media relations, event communication, and execution. Learn how to tailor environmental messages to...

Event Series Little Learner Series

Little Learner Series

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center 500 Kings Gap Road, Carlisle, PA, United States

The Little Learners program includes hands-on outdoor engagement with the natural world in a safe learning environment. Each lesson will include storytime, an activity, and something to take home. This...

Meet Pennsylvania’s Old Growth Forests (Webinar)

Did you know that only a few remnant old-growth forests exist in the U.S.? Why do they matter? Where can you find them in Pennsylvania? To answer these questions and more, we'll be joined by Brian Kane from the Old Growth Forest Network. He will guide you through the environmental impacts of old growth forests, how they can...

Winter EXPLORE! Mad About Mammals

Pine Hill Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd., Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

The second EXPLORE! in the February series. What is a mammal? How do mammals survive through the cold winter? Students will learn about migration by playing a fun tag-like game, plus look at and feel various animal pelts. They will also experience what it is like to be a hibernating groundhog! Instructor: Mary Claire King...

$7

Allison-Antrim Museum Speaker Meeting: Black History Month

The Allison-Antrim Museum in Greencastle will hold its monthly speaker meeting on Thursday, February 8, 2024, in the German Bank Barn beginning at 7 p.m.  The facility is wheelchair accessible. This month's speaker is Dr. Emilie Amt for Black History Month in February. What was the Civil War like for the thousands of African Americans,...

Mind & Body Hiking Series

The Mind & Body Hiking Series is an opportunity for you to build your mental and physical health. The hikes will start easier and flatter, gradually adding mileage and hills. During the hike, you will also be relaxing your mind with silent walks, sensory activities, poetry, and reflection. PROGRAM SCHEDULE Join us for one hike...

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