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Calendar of Events


Upcoming by Date

  • PFEC Sustainability Film Series

    Film: Food for Change
    6:00 p.m. Sponsor Expo, 7:30 p.m. Film 

    Pennypack Farm and Education Center presents three nights of movies followed by discussion groups led by panels of experts at the Ambler Theater. Each movie delves into a different aspect of sustainability. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for the Sponsor Expo in the lobby - WVWA will be there! The film begins at 7:30 p.m. Visit pennypackfarm.org for film info. 

  • Vernal Pool Exploration

    This program is full, registration is closed
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    WVWA’s Vernal Pool Exploration provides a fun, outdoor learning experience for kids and adults alike. Discover the differences between a spring peeper, a chorus frog, and a wood frog. Find out how far an endangered spotted salamander will walk to find a mating pool. And, learn how much everything we have come to appreciate about the springtime depends on a few unassuming puddles of water on the forest floor.

  • Serve the Preserve

    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Help WVWA continue our restoration efforts this spring at Willow Lake Preserve. Volunteers will plant native trees and shrubs. Please wear sturdy shoes for digging, and bring a shovel and gloves if you have them; otherwise we will provide.

  • Birds & Brews at Valley Green Inn

    6:30 p.m.
    Join us as we look for early spring migrants. We'll be birding the trails around Valley Green Inn in Wissahickon Valley Park. Afterwards, we will go to Earth Bread + Brewery in Mt. Airy for drinks.

  • iNaturalist Walk & Demonstration

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    When you think of conservation, a smart phone may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Learn how your phone and the free iNaturalist app can contribute valuable data to WVWA's conservation efforts. 

  • Learning Bird Song

    7:00 - 9:00 pm
    Take your birding skills to the next level by learning to identify birds by their songs. This program will focus on learning the songs of several common breeders with a dose of migrating warblers for good measure. You will learn tips and tricks for remembering bird songs as well as the latest technology tools to help you continue mastering bird song ID on your own. 

  • Philly City Nature Challenge Walk

    7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
    Join us and participate in the Philly City Nature Challenge. Help Philadelphia challenge other cities around the world to record the most nature observations using the iNaturalist app.

  • Creek Clean Up

    Be part of the 49th annual Creek Clean Up of the Wissahickon Creek and its many tributaries.  Help WVWA clean up the trail and the creek bed too. This program is great for families, scout, school groups and anyone who loves the environment and clean water.

     

  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Season Opener
    Tour the only fully operational gristmill in Montgomery County! Guides will take you for a fascinating tour to see the mill in operation and give you a history of milling on the Wissahickon Creek.