Outdoors

Hike Delhaas Woods

by on February 17, 2018

  Have you been to Delhaas Woods lately or at all? It is a beautiful part of Silver Lake Nature Center! And, you are invited to join us as we explore the newly blazed, user-friendly Trails! Fee per adventurer: $2 member; $3 non-member.

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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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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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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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Family Friendly!! Intro to Birding at Fallsington

by on October 28, 2017

Family Friendly!! October 28th: 8-11am: Intro to Birding at Fallsington with Dawn Denner and son, Kavan If you are interested in birding but have never done it yet, or if you want to go on our birding trips but can’t commit an entire day, this is the trip for you! Join…

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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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Family Fishing Day – FREE

by on September 17, 2017

Join us for a FREE Family Fishing Day! Activities will include learning about fish identification, fishing equipment, and fishing techniques. This event is sponsored by the Delaware River Fishermen's Association. This is a FREE event, but pre-registration is required. Register by calling 215-785-1177 or online by scrolling down for registration…

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PA Master Naturalist Program – REGISTRATION OPEN!

by on September 12, 2017

PA Master Naturalist Program Flier for Fall 2017 Registration for this amazing program is OPEN! Applications and more information are available at https://pamasternaturalist.org/ Tuition: $400, includes mandatory background check fee. Please contact Ellyn Nolt, the Program Coordinator (enolt@pamasternaturalist.org) Training Schedule: 9 classroom sessions starting Tuesday September 12 and running through…

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NEW DATE for Butterfly Count!!

by on July 16, 2017

NEW DATE for the Butterfly Count is Sunday, July 16th, from 10am to 4pm!! North American Butterfly Association's Annual Butterfly Count Join us in taking a census of the butterflies in the preserve for the North American Butterfly Association’s annual count, led by Mary Anne Borge, no experience necessary! ($3 fee per…

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Birding 101 – Summer Edition

by on July 15, 2017

Beginner’s Birding! Saturday, July 15 1 pm – 3 pm Designed for the beginner. Everything from binoculars to birdfeeders to identification will be covered. Then we move on to bird identification in the wilds of the preserve. Fee per person: $8 member; $10 non-member  

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