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Wildwood Park

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100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
717-221-0292 www.wildwoodlake.org

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February 2018
Free

Wildwood Lecture Series: Rearing and Reintroduction of Regal Fritillary Butterflies by Erika McKinney and Tim Becker

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Regal Fritillary butterflies were once common throughout the eastern United States. Now the only remaining population of this beautiful species, east of Indiana, can be found at Fort Indiantown Gap Military Reservation. Butterfly Biologist Erika McKinney will explain the current work at FIGMR to study and protect this vulnerable population. ZooAmerica Naturalist Tim Becker will describe their cooperative project to propagate Regal Fritillaries for reintroduction into new areas of Pennsylvania. Pre-registration is not required.

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March 2018
$4 - $250.00

Taking Your Photography to the Next Level

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Discover how to use your camera to create the best images possible. During this series of four workshops, Charlie Smith of Canon Professional Service will guide beginners in how to use and apply camera settings such as shutter speed, aperture, and ISO to produce consistent, well-exposed photographs. You will get ideas and inspiration to take creative, beautifully composed images, whether you're in an exotic, foreign location or in your own backyard. To get the mot out of these classes, take…

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Volunteer Work Day

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Take this opportunity to work outside and help Wildwood's continued park and habitat enhancement projects. Tools and work gloves will be provided. Refreshments will be available. Pre-registration is not required; please let us know if you are bringing a group of six or more. Assume the work day is cancelled if it is raining.

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$10.00

Boy & Girl Scout Workshop for Webelos, Juniors, and Higher: Leave No Trace

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Leave No Trace is a program designed for students to learn important outdoor skills and wilderness etiquette. Scouts will be able to properly identify trail markers, discuss several ways to minimize their impact on the environment, and learn what kind of gear to bring with them on a trip. Scouts will also examine the 7 principles of Leave No Trace and the techniques behind them. Please dress for the weather. This program will be indoors and outdoors. Pre-registration and pre-payment…

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$10.00

Webelo Boy Scout Workshop: Into the Wild

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Explore the wild and discover the importance of wetland ecosystems. Fish, amphibians, birds, reptiles, mammals, and insects can all be found at Wildwood. Are they predators or prey? Scouts will improve their wildlife watching, classification, and identification skills, then use these skills on a hike to observe the diverse wildlife of Wildwood. Pre-registration and pre-payment required; download form at www.wildwoodlake.org.

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$10.00

Junior Girl Scout Workshop: Geocache

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Discover the excitement of geocaching. During this program, scouts will learn how to use a GPS and explore the basics and etiquette of geocaching. Scouts will then take a geocache adventure through Wildwood. To complete the day, each scout will make a "make to swap" craft. Please dress for the weather. Pre-registration and pre-payment required; download form at www.wildwoodlake.org

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