6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Members and friends are invited to join WVWA board of directors and staff as we launch our 60th anniversary year. Join us for good cheer and light refreshments as we honor the dedication, work and spirit of our community.
Join local beekeeper and WVWA board member Scott Bartow as he shares the benefits and importance of native pollinators known as Mason and Leafcutter Bees. Learn why these beautiful insects are considered "stingless bees" and why they are better pollinators than the honey bee.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
There’s nothing quite like the peaceful stillness of the winter woods, so put on your hiking boots and join us for a walk along the Green Ribbon Trail at Four Mills Reserve. We’ll go in search of wintering wildlife through the woods and fields of this 52.75-acre reserve, then head back to the barn at WVWA headquarters to warm up over some hot chocolate!
Betsy Nutt, Penn State Master Gardener and member of the Bluebird Society of Pennsylvania’s speaker’s bureau will give a talk on the history, biology, necessary habitat, protecting and monitoring of the bluebird.
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.
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