Outdoors

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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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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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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Sensory Awareness Hike

by on July 8, 2017

Join us as we use our five senses to explore the wonders of the forest! Families & individuals of all ages are welcome. Cost is $8/person for Members of Silver Lake Nature Center or $10/person for Non-members.

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Intro to Kayaking Class

by on July 8, 2017

Intro to Kayaking Classes Saturdays, May 13th, June 10th,  July 8th, August 5th, & September 9th,  from 9 to 11:30am. Join SLNC Kayaking Instructor, Wm. Roger Clark, for another awesome kayaking season! The Intro to Kayaking Class is informative and fun for beginners and those looking to improve paddling skills. Before…

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Nature Scavenger Hunt

by on July 1, 2017

This fun activity for the whole family will challenge the participants to find “Special” hidden eggs throughout the wilds of the forest. Solve the Who Done It mystery of the special eggs to achieve the prize! Fee per person: $8 member; $10 non-member  

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Summer Nature Camp in Session & Registration is OPEN!!

by on June 26, 2017

This amazing Summer Nature Camp started on June 26th, but you can sign up any time! Please click here for registration and/or info on Summer Camp. This awesome Nature Camp will be running for NINE full-day weeks this year!! Summer Camp is available for children from ages 4 through 13. Contact:…

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