Nature

Maple Syrup Time!

by on February 24, 2018

Learn the basic steps of how tree sap can be turned into delicious syrup.  Taste some samples and help in the process of making this wonderful delight.  Be prepared for outdoor exploring! Fee per adventurer:  $2 member; $3 non-member  

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Volunteer Work Day

by on February 3, 2018

Help us maintain our grounds! Be prepared to get wet and dirty.  Give us 4 hours and we'll give you lunch! This event is rain or shine. Please call 215-785-1177 if you would like to participate.

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Nature Guide Training – FREE

by on January 28, 2018

Nature Guide Training at Silver Lake Nature Center  Silver Lake Nature Center is offering a free training program for people who can assist us with our environmental education programs! No experience necessary. But must have a love of Nature and working with people! If you have a few hours a…

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Home School Enrichment Series: Winter 2018 Session

by on January 23, 2018

SLNC’s Home School Enrichment Series is an option for families who take a different approach to educating their children (ages 6-18).  Our 8-week program provides an opportunity for children to get hands-on experience with the STEM disciplines without the formal constraints.  Each of the lessons are developed with the PA…

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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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A Taste of Artistry Painting Class

by on December 3, 2017

Mark your calendar! “Save the Date!!” A Taste of Artistry is RETURNING to SLNC on Sunday, December 3rd!!   Join us for a Nature Step-By-Step Painting Class with A Taste of Artistry-Art on Wheels on Sunday, December 3rd, at 2pm! Project details are coming soon! Paint a Wooden SNOWMAN! Join us…

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Birding Brigantine-Forsythe National Wildlife Reserve & Refuge

by on November 11, 2017

Birding Brigantine-Forsythe National Wildlife Reserve & Refuge. Mary Jane Mannherz, leader. Meet at SLNC at 7:30am OR meet at Cloverdale Farm County Park at 9am; 34 Cloverdale Rd, Barnegat, NJ,  to discover late migrants and resident birds in this lovely, former cranberry bog and farmhouse area.  We will then travel south,…

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Charlie Zahm & Tad Marks Concert ~ A Tribute to John Denver 7:30pm

by on November 4, 2017

Charlie Zahm & Tad Marks return for another awesome concert on Saturday, November 4th at 7:30pm! Admission: $12/person in advance (by 11/3/17 at 5pm) or $15/person on 11/4/17. (Prices are the same for all ages.) Charlie Zahm on vocals & guitar and Tad Marks on fiddle! Concert will be held…

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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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Naturalist Skills-Tree Identification

by on October 28, 2017

For people who wish to further their natural history knowledge in a fun and hands-on learning environment! Learn about the various trees that call the Coastal Plain their home! Learn how to identify trees based on the characteristics we can see in fall (colorful leaves, bark, buds, fruit) as well…

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