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Events Archive

  • PFEC Sustainability Film Series - Just Eat It

    Just Eat It

    6:00 p.m. - Expo in Ambler Theater lobby
    7:30 p.m. - Film followed by panel discussion

    WVWA is proud to be a sponsor of the annual Sustainable Film Series hosted by Pennypack Farm & Education Center.  Come early to visit with sponsors. Stay after the film for a panel discussion.

  • Bird Seed Sale

    Order high quality birdseed appropriate to the birds found in the Wissahickon Watershed.  All sales support WVWA stewardship efforts.

    Order by:   Friday, January 29

    Pickup:       Friday, February 5, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                       Saturday, February 6, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Decline of Bats in the Northeast


    Program Sold Out
    Contact office to be added to waitlist
    215-646-8866 or info@wvwa.org

    7:00pm

    Join Todd Sinander, Senior Biologist at Bat Conservation and Management, Inc., as he discusses the alarming decrease in the bat population in the northeast, highlighting white-nose syndrome and how it decimates the native bat species.

  • Winter Walk at Willow Lake Farm

    CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER

    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    There’s nothing quite like the peaceful stillness of the winter woods, so put on your hiking boots and join us for a walk along the trails of Willow Lake Farm. We’ll go in search of wintering wildlife through the woods and fields of this 107-acre preserve, then head to WVWA headquarters to warm up over some hot chocolate!

  • Annual Members Meeting & Volunteer Recognition Party

    • Online registration is closed. Contact the office at 215-646-8866 or info@wvwa.org.

    6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres followed by program and awards

    Join WVWA as we honor the dedication, work and spirit of our volunteers at the 2nd Annual Volunteer Recognition Party held in conjunction with the Annual Member Meeting. 

  • Wolf Watch Tour at Lakota Wolf Preserve

    7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - SOLD OUT

    Have you ever wanted to see a wolf in person, or hear one howl? Then come take a tour of the Lakota Wolf Preserve, located in Columbia, NJ, with WVWA. You’ll learn all about wolf biology and behavior, as well as many other fascinating facts.

  • History of the Wissahickon

    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Please join us for a presentation on the history of the Wissahickon Creek with David Bower of the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department. David will also be sharing his wonderful postcard collection, depicting images of the Wissahickon from the late 1800's through early 1900's. We will provide a light dinner and refreshments.

     
  • Morning Bird Walk at Briar Hill Preserve

    9:00 a.m.

  • Wissahickon Excursion: Birding at Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge

    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Join WVWA naturalists on an exciting nature tour of the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Southern New Jersey. We hope to see wintering ducks such as eiders, mergansers and loons to raptors such as Rough Legged Hawks, Bald Eagles and Peregrine Falcons. 

  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House & Trail Walk

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    After touring the Mill, take a walk along the former millrace that fed the mill, to locate the remnants of the dam in the Upper Wissahickon. The walk will begin at 2:00 pm and last approximately an hour. Please wear sturdy shoes or boots!