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Events Archive

  • Bird Banding Demonstration

    8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

    Visit WVWA’s banding site and see bird banding in action! Learn about avian conservation and research techniques, and find out what information can be collected by catching wild birds. You may even have the chance to release a bird from your hand! 

  • Firefly Walk

    8:00 - 9:30 p.m.
    Program is full, online registration is closed
    Join us for a nighttime adventure! Our journey will start with a short introduction to learn about these enchanting creatures before taking a walk through the meadow to catch a glimpse of their mesmerizing bioluminescence.

  • Bird Walk

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

  • 30th Annual Tex Mex 5k Race for Open Space

    7:00 p.m.
    Come for the race and stay for the party! Register to run the race or volunteer and enjoy dinner, music and a Tex Mex Margarita. Proceeds from the race support WVWA's mission to inspire and engage diverse communities of people in protecting, stewarding and enjoying the land and waterways of the Wissahickon Valley. 

  • Mill Open House & Dog Adoption

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    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. Exciting News: Lulu's Rescue will have a Meet & Greet on site with several sweet and adoptable dogs! They will be at the mill from 1 to 3 p.m.

  • Creek Exploration

    This program is full, registration is closed.

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Get your feet wet as we explore the Wissahickon Creek in our Four Mills Preserve. We will search the creek for aquatic life and learn how they help us understand the health of the creek.

  • Birds & Brews

    This program is full, registration is closed

    6:30 p.m.

    Join us for a summer walk to search for breeding birds at our Crossways Preserve. After the walk we will head to Tannery Run Brew Works in Ambler.

     
  • Bird Banding Demonstration

    8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

    Visit WVWA’s banding site and see bird banding in action! Learn about avian conservation and research techniques, and find out what information can be collected by catching wild birds. You may even have the chance to release a bird from your hand! 

  • 6-Mile Wissahickon Spring Hike

    This hike is sold out, registration is closed
    4:00 pm

    This is a unique hike for the serious hiker: an amazing 6-mile loop-hike connecting various WVWA-protected properties, and taking you from the creek through woods, fields and farm land.  We will go through Camp Woods, Armentrout Preserve, Briar Hill Preserve, Prophecy Creek Park, and Willow Lake Farm - and of course the Green Ribbon Trail.

  • Green Ribbon Trail Hike (near Germantown Academy)

    6:30 pm
    Led by Conservation Crew member Michael Kleiman, this hike downstream will explore the Green Ribbon Trail around Germantown Academy including Germantown Academy's newly restored wetlands.