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Events Archive

  • Trail Stewards Hikes - Four Mills Reserve

    10:00 a.m.

    Come see the ins and outs of our trails through the eyes of the Trail Stewards.  New starting this spring, our dedicated group of volunteers will lead three sessions to explore our trails.

    Deb Slater will lead this Figure 8 hike of Four Mills Nature Reserve.  Come explore the Green Ribbon Trail and its spur trails and see what sort of hidden treasures can be found here.

  • Dining for a Cause

    Blue Route Taco Truck
    Whole Foods Market - Plymouth Meeting

    Tuesday, August 16

    POSTPONED to Wednesday, August 24 - 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

    Join WVWA for dinner at the Blue Route Taco Truck at Whole Foods Plymouth Meeting.  Dine on Tuesday, August 16 and 15% of all Taco Truck sales will be donated to WVWA.

  • Movie Screening - THE MESSENGER

    7:30 p.m.

    Join WVWA for a special, one-night screening of Su Rynard’s beautiful and contemplative documentary THE MESSENGER. The film takes viewers from the northern reaches of the Boreal Forest to the base of Mount Ararat and the urban streets of New York to tell the story of the mass depletion of songbirds on multiple continents, and of those who are working to turn the tide.

  • Volunteer Open House

    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Rain or Shine

    All WVWA Volunteers are invited to an Open House. In the past year, 520 volunteers donated over 1600 hours of service to WVWA. Please join us to celebrate all that you do to support WVWA and learn about upcoming opportunities in a variety of program areas.

  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House

    Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social

    1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Take a break from the heat and join us for a cool treat and a tour of the water-powered gristmill.  

  • Nature Stroll at Crossways Preserve

    1:30 p.m.

    The 57 acres of Crossways Preserve offers meadows with native grasses and wildflowers, stands of towering hardwood trees, and wetlands with cattails. Join us for a guided walk through this beautiful landscape, and learn about ecological succession and meadow ecology while looking for birds and butterflies.

  • Bird Walk at Willow Lake Farm

    8:00 a.m.

    Willow Lake offers breeding habitat for over 40 bird species. By late June, many are nesting and already beginning to raise young. Come learn about these nesting birds and how fledglings are cared for, and see how many species you can see and hear!

  • Butterfly Walk

    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Join Blaine Rothauser to discover the many varieties of butterflies that might be found in the meadows of Willow Lake Farm. A brief talk about meadow ecology will be followed  by a natural history tour and adventure. 

  • Moths - The Silent Majority

    7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

    Back by popular demand! Discover the mysterious creatures of the night that fly under the cover of darkness with Blaine Rothauser, a lifetime naturalist and biologist who is President of BR Environmental Services.  Join us at the WVWA headquarters for a talk and slide show about moths followed by moth “catching" at the Crossways Preserve.

     

  • Tex Mex 5k Race for Open Space

    Online registration is closed. Bibs available until sold-out at packet pick-up - view details.

    Come for the race and stay for the Party-Under-the-Starts.  Register to run the race or volunteer and enjoy dinner, music and a Tex Mex Margarita.  Registration opens April 1!