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Calendar of Events

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  • Our Native Bees

    7:00 p.m.
    Mason Bees: The hardest working bees everyone should have in their backyard! | 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.

  • Bird Walk

    7:30 a.m.
    Join us on your way to the office for a 30-45 minute bird walk on our preserves. We will meet every other month (second Tuesday) at 7:30 A.M. We will explore a variety of preserves over the year and will have the opportunity to see different birds throughout the seasons.

  • Woodcock Dance

    6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

    Each year the nuptial flight or dance of the male American Woodcock heralds spring.  Witness this wonderful and short-lived spring phenomenon.  This walk will meet at the WVWA Headquarters for materials and a brief woodcock talk, then regroup at a nearby woodcock hotspot.

  • PFEC Sustainability Film Series

    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

    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.