Calendar of Events


Upcoming by Date

  • Wissahickon Excursion: Winter Birding at Mannington Marsh

    8:30am – 3:30pm

    Join WVWA Executive Director, Dennis Miranda, on a whirlwind nature tour of the vast Mannington Marsh in southern New Jersey. Winter waterfowl, songbirds and Bald Eagles await your discovery. This van tour will visit various access points along the marshes and fields of the Mannington Marsh. Boxed lunch is included.

  • Volunteer Recognition Party & Annual Member Meeting

    Thursday, January 22

    WVWA will host its first annual Volunteer Recognition Party on Thursday, January 22, to honor the dedication, work and spirit of our volunteers.  The Volunteer Recognition Party will be held in conjunction with WVWA’s Annual Member Meeting. 

    More details coming soon

  • Four Mills Reserve Hike

    1:00 – 3:00pm

    The middle of winter is an ideal time for a hike!  Join WVWA as you hike the woods of the Four Mills Reserve in search of wildlife and other signs of nature. Enjoy the gurgling Wissahickon Creek and end up at the barn for hot chocolate!

  • Lecture - What's the Buzz

    7:00pm

    Scott Bartow, local beekeeper, will lead this lecture on “What the Buzz” about honeybees.  Bees play a crucial role in our ecosystem.  Did you know honeybees are responsible for cross-pollinating at least 80 percent of plants? Learn about gardening techniques to support the bee population.

  • Bird Watching at Crossways Preserve

    9:00 – 11:00am

    The healthiest wildlife habitat of the WVWA Preserves is also home to wintering birds from Canada and northern USA. Join WVWA Executive Director, Dennis Miranda, as you explore the woods, wetlands and fields of the Crossways Preserve.

  • Winter Bird Seed Sale

    Seed MUST be pre-ordered
    Order Deadline: Tuesday, February 17
    Order Pickup: Friday, February 20- 2:00–5:00 p.m.
    or Saturday, February 21 - 9:00 a.m. - 12noon

    Order quality birdseed that is appropriate for the birds in the Wissahickon Watershed. Your order helps WVWA protect wildlife and habitat.

  • Maple Sugar Festival

    12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Learn how maple syrup and sugar are made - a delicious and fun way to make science come alive! WVWA offers a very special winter event that is ideal for families, scout groups and anyone curious about the maple sugar process.  Guides take small groups through the woods to see the tapped trees and then watch it being boiled into sugar. End your walk at WVWA’s historic headquarters for hot chocolate and warm treats with maple syrup. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.  Last tour leaves at 3:00 p.m.