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Fishing Tournament June 10 Nockamixon

Kids Fishing Derby  June 10, 2017  9-11am  Nockamixon State Park, Quakertown, Bucks County

Come to Nockamixon State Park on National Get Outdoors Day to participate in the Kid’s Fishing Tournament! The Friends of Nockamixon want to encourage children ages 5-14 to learn how to fish. All participants will receive fishing items, and bait and poles are available for loan. Trophies and prizes will be awarded!!

Community Sky Star Watch May 26 State College

Community Sky Star Watch     May 26, 2017  9-11p      State College, Centre County

Expand your horizons and see the Universe from a new perspective! At SkyWatch events the public is invited to come and view the Moon, planets, and some of the brighter deep-sky objects through the variety of telescopes owned by CPO members.

Welcome The Butterflies May 27 - 28 Jim Thorpe

Welcome The Butterflies Back Preseason Celebration   May 27 - 28, 2017    Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary, Jim Thorpe, Carbon County

Oh this is SUCH a great place to see Butterflies. Experience the wonder of live butterflies and exotic frogs in Jim Thorpe’s unique hands-on education center, featuring an indoor “Flutterarium” live butterfly flight room, kids’ art space and activity room.

Lagoons by Pontoon May-Sep Erie

Presque Isle Lagoons by Pontoons  May 27-September 6, 2017   Presque Isle State Park, Erie

The lagoon at Presque Isle State Park is full of natural surprises such as sun basking turtles, wading great blue herons, beavers slapping their tails on the water, and many other natural wonders. Join the park staff and volunteers on a one-hour interpretive pontoon boat ride to discover the natural history and beauty of the interior.

Evening Lagoon by Pontoon May-Sep Erie

Presque Isle Lagoon by Pontoon   May 26-September 1, 2017   Presque Isle State Park, Erie

The evening hours on Presque Isle can be the best time to enjoy wildlife activity. Evening pontoon rides will be offered every Wednesday and Friday through the summer. Online registration opens May 1.

Hooray for Hummingbirds Mar 18 New Hope

Hooray for Hummingbirds  March 18, 2017  New Hope, Bucks County

Hummingbirds are known as "flying jewels".  Our friends from Wild Birds Unlimited will be on hand to present fun facts about these quirky little birds.  In this hands-on workshop you’ll find out how to attract them to your yard and make a whimsical feeder to take home.

Celebrate Wildwood Park Sept 24 Harrisburg

Celebrate Wildwood Park   September 24, 2017 12-4PM    Harrisburg, Dauphin County

Celebrate Wildwood Park! Enjoying fun activities that represent each part of the park. And meet the people that bring you all the amazing programs and ongoing wildlife initiatives. There will be so much to see and do,  and plenty of seasonal activitties

Earth Expressions Day Camp July 24 - 27 Lake Ariel

Earth Expressions Summer Camp      July 24-28, 2017           Lake Ariel, Wayne County

Third and Fourth Graders will love this camp at the Great Adventure Camp called Lacawac Sanctuary. The beauty of the natural world is celebrated during a week of painting, writing, sculpting, and drawing.