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Birding 101 – Fall Edition

by on October 20, 2018

This program is designed for beginners, but all ages and skill levels are welcome! Everything from bird feeders to binoculars and bird identification will be covered.

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Community Conservation Celebration

by on August 12, 2018

Join Heritage Conservancy and Silver Lake Nature Center for a free day of family fun at Silver Lake Nature Center! Walk the trails, connect with nature, meet live animals, explore the popular on-site Earthship, meet with local environmental organizations, and find out what you can do to make a difference…

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Silver Lake Nature Center (SLNC) Night at Richman’s Ice Cream Company

by on July 24, 2018

Join us for some refreshing, delicious, fundraising fun! Richman’s Ice Cream will donate 20% of all sales to the Friends of Silver Lake Nature Center (the non-profit organization that supports SLNC). Customers just need to show that they are part of this fundraising event by presenting a paper flyer, an…

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April 21st Earth Day Work Day

by on April 21, 2018

April 21, 2018 is our day to celebrate the Earth. This Earth Day Work Day event is sponsored by DOW and in partnership with Keep America Beautiful. The day will begin with breakfast and sign-in at 9:00 am, followed by assigned tasks and projects, then ends with a picnic lunch…

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Nature Crafts

by on January 20, 2018

Nature Crafts Saturday, January 20 1:00pm – 2:30pm Fun for the whole family. Combine nature with art and watch the magic begin. Each participant can create a work of art to take home with them. Fee per adventurer: $2 member; $3 non-member.  

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Natural Dyes 101

by on November 4, 2017

Embrace the colors of fall by making natural dyes out of plant materials found in our forests. In this hands-on class we will search the forest for suitable dye materials and use traditional techniques to create our own natural dyes.  An item to dye will be provided and will become…

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Tigers Run the Woods Mile Fun Run

by on October 28, 2017

Tigers Run the Woods Mile Sponsored by Friends of Silver Lake Nature Center and the Bristol Township School District Foundation for Educational Excellence ON Saturday, October 28th at 10:00AM Who: Runners of all ages and abilities, gather your friends and family to dress up in costume and do a fun…

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Dog Fest Philly 2017

by on October 14, 2017

Join the fun at this accessible, family- and dog-friendly walk and festival benefiting Canine Companions for Independence and the mission of providing highly trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities free of charge! Register for free! Vendors Santa Photos Games for Kids and Pups Doggie/Pet Costume Contest Trick or Treating…

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Tracking Wild Animals

by on September 23, 2017

Wild animals leave behind their footprints as they wander through Silver Lake Nature Preserve. During this expedition participants will learn how to track animals and even how to make a plaster cast of a footprint to take home with them. All ages welcome. Fee per person: $2 member; $3 non-member…

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Amazing World of Insects!

by on September 9, 2017

Amazing World of Insects! Saturday, September 9 1 pm – 2:30 pm On this adventure for all ages, we will explore the many habitats of Silver Lake in search of various species of insects that live among the forests, fields, and swamps. Discover the hidden world of these amazing creatures…

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