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Events Archive

  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social
    Take a break from the summer heat and enjoy delicious ice cream treats on the lawn of the Mill. Then take a tour of the Mill and feel the excitement of rumbling stones, hear the splash of water over the wheel, and witness the cornmeal as it spills down a chute and into a barrel below.

     
  • Nature Journal Club

    10:00 a.m.
    Want to deepen your love of the natural world, notice nature’s tiniest details and spend time surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors? Then start keeping a nature journal! Join us for a monthly journal club and make this activity a habit. Activities will include nature exploration, sketching demonstrations and time to create your own work. We will be investigating a variety of species and habitats.

  • A Bird in the Hand: Banding at the WVWA MAPS Station

    PROGRAM IS FULL
    8:30 a.m. - Postponed due to weather from June 23 to July 7
    MEMBERS ONLY
    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! Event is subject to weather.

     

  • Nature Journaling

    1:00 p.m.
    Keeping a nature journal can enhance our experience of the natural world, help us become more mindful of our surroundings, and help us explore our curiosity. Participants will learn about the elements of journaling while we go for a hike around Four Mills Reserve, stopping here and there to record what we see.

  • Tex Mex 5k Race for Open Space

    7:00 p.m.

    Come for the race and stay for the Party-Under-the-Stars.  Register to run the race or volunteer and enjoy dinner, music and a Tex Mex Margarita. Proceeds from the race support WVWA's mission of protecting land, water and life in the watershed.  

  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Enjoy Father's Day at the Mill with Antique Cars
    Feel the excitement of rumbling stones, hear the splash of water over the wheel, and witness the cornmeal as it spills down a chute and into a barrel below at the Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House. 

     

  • Trail Steward Hike - Armentrout & Camp Woods

    4:00 p.m.

    Trail Steward Tom Messmer will lead an easy 2-mile hike through the many eco-systems of Armentrout Preserve and Camp Woods.

  • Nature Walk & DIY Flower Bookmark

    1:00 p.m.
    THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED

    Come to Dixon Meadow Preserve for a short hike and a fun nature-themed craft! We'll meet at the farmhouse on the Preserve and take a short stroll, then gather together to make take-home flower bookmarks. 

  • 5-Mile Full Moon Walk

    8:00 p.m.
    THIS PROGRAM IS FULL

    Join us for a 5-mile, evening hike along the Green Ribbon Trail and through a portion of Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve. Our hike will begin during the last hour of daylight, and end under the light of the Full Strawberry Moon. Hike begins promptly at 8:00 p.m. and will last approximately 2 hours. Headlamp or flashlight required for each participant.

  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Bird Walk to Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve
    Feel the excitement of rumbling stones, hear the splash of water over the wheel, and witness the cornmeal as it spills down a chute and into a barrel below at the Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House. At 2 p.m. join the group on a bird walk to the nearby Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve.