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Come and explore Mill Creek to learn about the different critters who call it home. Join Naturalist Laura Tully as we search the creek for organisms and learn what they tell us about the health of the creek. Closed-toe shoes like old sneakers (no sandals or crocs) are required to enter the water. Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on Friday, August 17. $3.00 per person. Ages 5 and upFind out more »
Monarch butterflies now emerging as adults will make their ways to winter sanctuaries in Mexico. After examining milkweed plants for signs of monarch activity in the vicinity of the Environmental Center, Naturalist Mary Ann Schlegel will share the incredible life history of these remarkable insects. Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register by noon on Thursday, September 6. $2.00 per person. All AgesFind out more »
Let’s celebrate butterflies! Families can join Naturalist Ann Strauss for a program of butterfly fun. Together we will learn some interesting facts about butterflies – their life cycle, their physical traits and the plants they need. Afterward, we will watch butterflies on our butterfly bush, look for Monarch caterpillars on our milkweed plants, and use nets to catch butterflies in the field. Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on Wednesday, September 12. $2.00 per…Find out more »
Join Naturalist Kristyn Small to make your very own modern work of art. Woodcut relief prints are all the rage in galleries across the nation; make your own and learn a bit about native tree species, tree growth and conservation. Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register by noon on Thursday, September 13. $7.00 per person. Ages 12 and upFind out more »