Welcome to WITF’s Local Events Calendar!
Kids like nothing better than to chase after a butterfly with a net streaming behind. Naturalist Ann Strauss will teach the Munchkins interesting facts about butterflies as well as how to recognize some common species. Kids will then be given the opportunity to catch and closely examine butterflies. We will also spend some time searching for Monarch caterpillars and chrysalids on milkweed plants. Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on Monday, September 16. $3.00…Find out more »
Future ornithologist William Young is participating in the American Birding Association’s (ABA) Young Birder of the Year Contest (YBY Contest). One module he is participating in is Conservation and Community, in which William takes on projects that better his community and raise awareness about avian life. Accordingly, he is teaching a few classes at the Lancaster County Environmental Center. This first program of his series of three will consist of a Powerpoint presentation and a discussion about birding basics, such…Find out more »
Come and learn about the world of spiders! We will read a book and learn about spider habits and spider species. We will go outside so Munchkins can hunt for live spiders and examine them up close in a bug container. During our final fun experience, Naturalist Ann Strauss will lead the munchkins in completing a take-home bug container. Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on Monday, September 30. $4.00 per child age 3…Find out more »
Join Reptile Lady: Naturalist Kelsey Frey, as you explore some hoppy amphibians! Explore live frogs from around the world as you study their basic biology and unique features. Small group atmosphere includes time for questions and a photo opportunity. Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on Friday, October 11. $2.00 per person age 3 and up. Ages 3 and upFind out more »
Kids can join Naturalist Ann Strauss for a hike as we look for natural items along the way. Kids will enjoy the outdoors and learn something about our natural world. Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on Friday, October 11. $3.00 per child age 3 and up and $1.00 per adult.Ages 3-5Find out more »