Woods

Earth Day (Every Day) Open House! FREE!

by on April 22, 2017

On this special day of Nature celebration, we are opening all the doors of the Silver Lake Nature Preserve for a FREE open house! If you ever wanted to learn more about Silver Lake, today is the day.  One of the many fun things planned for this day is a hike deep…

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Wild Animal Signs of Delhaas Woods

by on February 18, 2017

Wild animals leave behind their all types of signs that give us clues to their behaviors. During this expedition participants will learn how to examine animal sign and even how to make a plaster cast of a footprint to take home with them.  All ages welcome. Families, individuals, all ages…

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The Mysteries of Delhaas Woods

by on January 28, 2017

Many strange stories emanate from the woods known as Delhaas within the Silver Lake Nature Preserve. Hike over two miles through the twisting and winding paths and learn the human history and some natural history of these wild woods. Families, individuals, all ages welcome! Fee per adventurer:  $8 member; $10…

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Map & Compass in the Woods ~ Wilderness Survival Series

by on December 17, 2016

The arts of Map reading and Compass use are very useful tools when exploring the wilds of Pennsylvania. Use of GPS on cell phones may give many false confidence.  Use how to combine these tools in the deep woods of Silver Lake Nature Preserve. Families, individuals, all ages welcome! Fee…

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NEW!! Family-fun Series!! ~ “Shelter Building!”

by on November 19, 2016

Lost in the woods! Need shelter for the night! What can you do? This program will teach you how to construct a shelter out of natural materials. Each participant will help construct a real debris hut deep in the forest of Silver Lake Nature Preserve. Families & individuals welcome! Fee…

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