Environmental Programs

Visit the Woodcock Creek Nature Center to enjoy our family centered, year round menu of Environmental Education experiences!

ALL PROGRAMS REQUIRE REGISTRATION…call 814-763-5269.

Coming up Next…

AUGUST

“Pallet Wood for Fish Painting”

Tuesday, August 29, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Repurpose for a FISHY purpose.  Art!  Kathy Uglow, Crawford Conservation District, will show you how old pallets can be used as a canvas for a creative and awesome painting that you will want to hang and show off!

SEPTEMBER

“Waterfowl ID”

Wednesday, September 6, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

What species was THAT?  Let’s find out.  Jake Olexsek, PA Game Commission, will teach us how to ID waterfowl at this program.  Register today to learn what to look and listen for to make those identifications easily.

“Sock HOP & Trail WALK”

Tuesday, September 12, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., $2.00 materials fee.  BRING YOUR OWN QUART MASON JAR OR A LARGE GLASS JAR.

Ok…it’s NOT what you think!  Join Kathy Uglow, Crawford Conservation District, to find out “what the sock dragged in.”  Be part of a fun trail walk with an experiment at the end to take home with you.  We will see what grows from socks that we actually put on a “leash” and drag with us on our adventure.  SEEDS ARE SMART!

“Final Public Master Planning Meeting”

Thursday, September 14, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Come and hear about plans to expand the Woodcock C reek Nature Center and update Stainbrook Park.  Together with our consultants Environmental Planning & Design, we have been listening to public input and creating a master plan for our future.  If you visit us throughout the year, please don’t miss this opportunity to comment.

 “Snap & Chat”

Wednesday, September 20, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Bring your phone or camera and we will explore nature together.  Join Kathy Uglow for a relaxing adventure.  We will all share our pictures after a walk about.

“Greendale Cemetery Ravine Tree Walk”

Wednesday, September 27, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.  MEET AT GREENDALE CEMETERY!  WALK INSIDE MAIN GATE ENTRANCE ON RANDOLPH STREET.

Mark Lewis, Service Forester, DCNR, will lead us on a walking tour in the woods to see some VERY LARGE and impressive trees.  This is a program you do not want to miss.  It’s awesome!

NOTE:  Some moderately challenging ravine hiking is involved.  Wear appropriate footwear.