Owls around Us

Spooky season is here and owls are on the prowl!  Come learn about these nighttime denizens of the forest. Meet Sebastian, our resident Barred Owl, and dissect an owl pellet to discover what they can tell us about owls and forest life. For ages 5 – up, FEE: $6 per person, Register at


Thankful Turkey

Bring the family to come to learn about one of our common North American birds, the Wild Turkey. During this program be prepared to go on a short walk to find signs of them.  After, stay to create your turkey craft for your Thanksgiving gathering. FREE for all ages.  Register at


Autumn Craft: Leaf ‘Stained Glass’

Get creative with this fun craft activity for all ages!  Use real autumn leaves to make beautiful hanging window decorations. Material FEE: $6 per person.  Children must be accompanied by an adult for this all-ages program. Please register in advance at


Winter Wreath Workshop

Celebrate winter and the festive season as you create a wreath from fresh locally grown greens, then decorate your masterpiece with natural trimmings. Enjoy some warm mulled cider and a cookie too! Wreath frames and wire will be provided. Please bring your hand clippers. MATERIALS FEE $15. To register for this limited space program, please […]


Oozing Oobleck

Join Lisa from the Regional Water Authority for this water science program.  After reading Bartholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss, the children will explore the properties of different liquids and whether those properties change when materials are combined to make oobleck. FREE Ages 6 and up.  Register at


The Life of a Tree

Have you ever wanted to really get to know the trees you see every day?  Come to the park for a hands-on activity; together you’ll learn about the different types of trees, their life cycles, and their important roles in the ecosystem.  Be prepared and dressed to go on a hike through our woods as […]


Eco Art & Upcycle Valentine Workshop

Create gifts for your loved ones out of recycled materials. Supplies are provided, but you are welcome to bring small odds and ends such as beads and buttons if you like. This will be a fun day to share with your family and friends! Register at for this FREE program. For all ages.


Nature Explorers

Join us for this 4-week program for children 2 – 5 years old with their adult explorer. These classes are looselystructured, and influenced by the seasons and interests of the children. We will explore nature outside every class so please be dressed for the weather. Classes will end with a light snack. A Class limit […]


Spring Nature Days – Tuesday, April 11 – Thursday, April 13, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

For children 6 -11 years old who love to be outdoors?  Enjoy a few days exploring the nature center’s wetlands for amphibians and other important creatures who live in these unique habitats.  Children will need to be prepared to get wet and muddy during our adventures.  Please pack appropriate clothes and shoes as well as […]


Wildflower Seed Bombs

Saturday, April 29, 2 p.m. Native American gardeners invented seed bombs, and the hippies in the 1970s caught on to this practice to Green up empty urban lots. Let’s get those fingers mushing a mixture of clay, soil, and seeds to make our seed bombs. We will be using responsibly harvested seeds that are beneficial […]