Outdoors

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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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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Butterfly Lifestyles

by on June 24, 2017

Join our Special Guest Presenter, Mary Ann Borge, of Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, for this captivating program on Butterflies! Learn about the lifestyles of some of the common and uncommon butterfly species that make their home in the Delaware Valley. We’ll look at several butterfly species that may be seen…

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Beekeeping 101

by on June 17, 2017

Join Lee Roach (and her bees) to learn more about the wonderful world of beekeeping! Participants will also get a chance to meet some bees up close, as well as their yummy handiwork, the honey! Families & individuals of all ages are welcome. This class will take place in the Visitors' Building.…

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Yoga Hike!

by on June 10, 2017

Did you know that we offer a Yoga Class every Thursday, at 7:30pm? This awesome class is led by Joe & Deb Eaker. Today, we will take Yoga to the Trails with Joe & Deb! Participants in this program will get to enjoy the beauty of Nature while engaging in…

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Intro to Kayaking Class

by on June 10, 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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Amazing Aquatic Creatures

by on June 3, 2017

What happens to all those bugs, insects and critters that live in Silver Lake during the spring? We are going to find out! Discover the hidden world of these amazing creatures and see for yourself how they survive the conditions of this season. Fee per person:  $8 member; $10 non-member.

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Volunteer Work Day

by on June 3, 2017

Volunteer Work Days take place on the first Saturday of each month. Help us maintain our grounds! Be prepared to get wet and dirty. Bring a refillable water bottle. Give us 4 hours and we'll give you lunch!  This event is rain or shine. Contact Arden  at awilliams@buckcounty.org or 215 785…

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Pennsylvania Master Naturalist Training Program

by on May 21, 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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