Come see Nature By The Yard at these public programs. Call the hosting organization for registration information and to make reservations.

Seeds to Sprouts Mondays March 23-April 27.  10:30am-11:30am.  Kids ages 2-4 years and their adult caregivers can join me for this six week series as we explore all that nature has to offer.  Each week we will discover the secrets of Morris Arboretum as we focus on early spring signs. Fee. Morris Arboretum <http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/index.shtml>

Nature Sleuths Sunday’s April 12-May 3. 2-3pm.  Kids ages 5-7 can join me as we explore Morris Arboretum.  Spring has sprung and we are going to find it.  From Flowers to trees to birds to insects and maybe even frogs, we will walk the grounds of the Arboretum discovering all it has to offer.  Fee.  Morris Arboretum <http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/index.shtml>

Frog Slog Friday April 17.  7-8:30pm.  Families can join me as we listen and search for our amphibian friends.  We will start at the visitor center to learn about frogs then head out to the old pond and new to see who is singing and a courtin’  Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve. Fee.  <www.bhwp.org> 215.862.2924.

Seeds to Sprouts Mondays May 4-June 8.  10:30am-11:30am.  Kids ages 2-4 years and their adult caregivers can join me for this six week series as we explore all that nature has to offer.  Each week we will discover the secrets of Morris Arboretum as we focus on spring and early summer signs. Fee. Morris Arboretum <http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/index.shtml> .

Firefly Hike Thursday June 25. 7:30-9pm.  Families can join us as we learn about these whimsical and magical creatures that fill our summer night skies with light.  After learning about these fascinating creatures, we will decorate jars then head out to catch the first beacons of summer.  All fireflies will be released unharmed before the programs end.  Fee.  Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve.  215.862.2924.  <bhwp.org>