First Day Hike – South Mountain Preserve

Boroline Park/ Alpine Street Trailhead, 554 Alpine St, Emmaus, PA, 18049, United States

Begin the year in the best way possible – enjoying the great outdoors! Our first preserve (acquired in 1973), South Mountain is 350+ acres, contains history rich with Lenape culture, and played a locally important role during the industrial revolution. We will explore some of the many trails that contain ponds and seeps, important habitat … Continue reading First Day Hike – South Mountain Preserve

You and Me @ DRPWS: Winter Explorers

Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, 3701 Orchid Pl, Emmaus, PA, 18049, United States

“You & Me” is a program designed for children aged 3-5 and their grown-ups. Together teams experience the wonders of nature, promoting curiosity and exploration, in a safe, supportive environment. This month: Enjoy a fire-side storybook reading and hot chocolate with a Wildlands education animal, before journeying into the woods to locate native wildlife through … Continue reading You and Me @ DRPWS: Winter Explorers

Get Out! for Wellness: Three Ponds & Gourmet S’mores @ Riverview Park & LGNC

Riverview Park, Palmerton, 465 Riverview Rd., Palmerton, PA, 18235, United States

Explore the Three Ponds at Lehigh Gap Nature Center with the option to add mileage in good weather. Beginning at Riverview Park, we’ll walk about 2.5 miles on easy terrain. When we return to the park, enjoy some gourmet s’mores! All ingredients provided. This hike is appropriate for all ages. Dogs must be on a … Continue reading Get Out! for Wellness: Three Ponds & Gourmet S’mores @ Riverview Park & LGNC

Homeschool Nature Co-op- Outdoor Adventure

Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, 3701 Orchid Pl, Emmaus, PA, 18049, United States

Wildlands Conservancy’s Nature Co-op programs are supplemental field-based environmental science experiences for homeschool students in grades K-5. Emphasis is placed on answering a question in a fun, hands-on way that leads to a means to create positive change in our environment. This week: How can we minimize the impact of the natural landscape when we play … Continue reading Homeschool Nature Co-op- Outdoor Adventure

Get Out! for Wellness: Stone Soup Stroll

Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, 3701 Orchid Pl, Emmaus, PA, 18049, United States

We welcome back our traditional “Stone Soup.” We’ll cook up pots of “stone” soup over two open fires—one vegetarian and one beef. Bring a vegetable (fresh or canned) to add to the pot or bring some rolls to go with.  And enjoy the company of fellow walkers as you explore the wintery trails at the Dorothy … Continue reading Get Out! for Wellness: Stone Soup Stroll

Wonderland on Main

The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley 2845 Center Valley Pkwy, Center Valley, PA

We are excited to kick-off the new year with our 5th annual Wonderland on Main event on Saturday, January 21st with an inclement weather date of Sunday, January 22nd. This special event will feature live ice carving demonstrations, DJ, fire dancers, and more! The event will begin at 12PM and conclude at 4PM. Event Schedule: … Continue reading Wonderland on Main

Elk Viewing Trail Snowshoe Hike

Trexler Environmental Center, 4935 Orchard Rd, Schnecksville, PA, 18078, United States

Elk Viewing Trail is a 2.7-mile lollipop shaped hike, departing from Trexler Nature Preserve’s Environmental Education Center. Bison and elk roam the fence line along the trail, and there is a good possibility of seeing both. We’ll provide binoculars and insight to the history and current status of Pennsylvania’s elk population. The trail is moderately … Continue reading Elk Viewing Trail Snowshoe Hike

Homeschool Nature Co-op- Science in a Bag Challenge

Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, 3701 Orchid Pl, Emmaus, PA, 18049, United States

Wildlands Conservancy’s Nature Co-op programs are supplemental field-based environmental science experiences for homeschool students in grades K-5. Emphasis is placed on answering a question in a fun, hands-on way that leads to a means to create positive change in our environment. This week: How can we learn to engineer an environmentally friendly solution to a problem? … Continue reading Homeschool Nature Co-op- Science in a Bag Challenge

 

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