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Events Archive

  • 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.

  • Salamander Meander

    1:00 p.m.
    Early spring is the best time to catch a glimpse of amphibians coming out of hibernation. Join WVWA stewardship staff on a tour of ponds, streams and pools of the Four Mills Reserve in search salamanders, frogs and more.

     

  • Bird Walk at Willow Lake Farm

    8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Take a walk at Willow Lake Farm with WVWA stewardship staff and learn about bird biology and how to use field marks and behavior to identify warblers, thrushes, tanagers, and sparrows passing through. Both beginners and experienced birders welcome!

  • Native Plant Sale

    Members Only - Friday, May 19, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    General Public - Saturday, May 20, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Over 100 species of perennials, vines, ferns, shrubs and trees will be offered for sale at WVWA’s Spring Native Plant Sale. Knowledgeable staff and volunteers will answer questions and help you to select the native plants which are best suited for your garden site. There will be a limited quantity of rain barrels available for $75 each.