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Events Archive

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • Birds & Brews at Valley Green Inn

    6:30 p.m.
    This program is cancelled due to the weather

    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.

  • Serve the Preserve

    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Program is Full

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Woodcock Dance

    6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

    Program is full - email kristy@wvwa.org if you would like to be added to the wait-list. 
    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.

  • Birdathon Information Night

    This program is cancelled.
    7:00 p.m.

    Curious about WVWA's Birdathon? Join us for an information session to get a behind the scenes look at the Birdathon and how you can participate. Birders of all levels welcome! 

  • 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.

  • 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.